When we see through our hearts, we recognize that every single one of us is infused with creativity. Divine Sparks are embedded in everyone and everything. It's up to us to be courageous, to look and listen deeply, to find the sparks, gather and release them back into the universe, transformed into something new. Join me as we wake up to the sacred-ordinary blessings waiting to greet us each and every day.
October 26th is the 30th annual Nashua CROP Walk, taking steps to ease hunger locally and around the world. This year I too will be walking. Not long ago I was in a wheelchair and could not have walked. I hope you will join me on this journey with a secure online donation. My intention is to reach a modest goal of $300 in the next few weeks. Please click here to participate; $10, $5, every dollar helps, your generosity makes a difference.
Update: In the first two days of posting this, my intended goal of $300 was met! Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far. With such tremendous generosity and kindness, we’ve now raised just over $500... please keep the love and donations flowing.
...to give a little is never enough still it is something.
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Saturday, April 26, 2014
I Heart Macro Week 50
every little day the worlds brand new
the sun comes up the clouds are rolling through
everything else is just up to you
every little day, the world’s brand new
Click the full screen icon in the bottom right corner to enlarge the video. It is short and enjoyable, sure to make you smile from your heart upward and outward.
My husband and I saw Greg Greenway perform this song live in a similar venue the year the album Something Worth Doing was released with friends. I can't even believe how many years ago that was now. I remember he told us his wife had just had a baby. That evening we had no idea what was up ahead, the depth, the enormity, the sheer number of challenges and losses all of us would face in the days, weeks and years to come. We just loved being together, singing along, receiving the gift of music, appreciating friendship, immersed in those precious hours of joy and laughter. Over these years babies were born and loved ones have died and through it all kindness has flowed. This week, looking at new buds here and there, flowers finally pushing their way through the soil this song has been my constant companion.
Thank you everyone for you kind words and prayers. We are in a holding pattern it will be a few more weeks before all the tests are complete for our daughter. She's living life with adolescent passion. It is pretty had to slow this girl down.
Perhaps because of the difficulties, rather than in spite of them we have learned to be grateful for something, small or big, every little day. Perspective reminds us that no matter what happens or doesn't happen, in Greg Greenway's words "everything else [your reactivity or response to life's inevitable challenges] is just up to you."