Christmas at Midlife.

If there is anything that COVID-19 has taught us, it is this…

I am no longer waiting for a special occasion; I burn the best candles on ordinary days.
I am no longer waiting for the house to be clean; I fill it with people who understand that even dust is Sacred.
I am no longer waiting for everyone to understand me; It鈥檚 just not their task
I am no longer waiting for the perfect children; my children have their own names that burn as brightly as any star.
I am no longer waiting for the other shoe to drop; It already did, and I survived.
I am no longer waiting for the time to be right; the time is always now.
I am no longer waiting for the mate who will complete me; I am grateful to be so warmly, tenderly held.
I am no longer waiting for a quiet moment; my heart can be stilled whenever it is called.
I am no longer waiting for the world to be at peace; I unclench my grasp and breathe peace in and out.
I am no longer waiting to do something great; being awake to carry my grain of sand is enough.
I am no longer waiting to be recognized; I know that I dance in a holy circle.
I am no longer waiting for Forgiveness.
I believe, I Believe.

Thank you Mary Anne Perrone

18 thoughts on “Christmas at Midlife.

      • Lol, love that “Lockdown love handles” 馃榿 Carpe Diem for sure! Thank you for your sweet and uplifting reply. Love gratefully and warmly received, and sending love and hugs right back to you from a beautiful sunny afternoon here in Spain 鉂わ笍

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