As I believe everything happens for a reason, which I may have mentioned a time or two, I knew there were lessons bubbling and brewing that would lift me out of my own way. I am learning that doing what is in my heart, from a place of joy, without expectation has helped me jump gracefully over the quicksand of self-doubt.
My family is in the surf, frolicking in the foamy waves of the ocean, playing and laughing and so enjoying the moment. And I, I am standing on the shore acting like I am fulfilled in the moment of my limiting choices. I don’t join them because I’m afraid. Afraid of losing control in the current, afraid of the possibility of a looming shark attack…What? That literally happened on Virginia Beach in the summer of 2015. When did I become so afraid?
I use one of my favorite statements when I am feeling present and accepting- "A wizard arrives precisely when she means to." I don't feel stressed or anything, except perfectly happy with where I am and how I arrive there. But every day is so different and sometimes it's hard to find where my wizardly energy is hiding.
I believe we are all born with a bright, creative spark!I think we all know how to color and freely express, sometimes on walls or our sister but watch a little kid with a crayon. After they put it in there mouth it finds its way to the paper and free coloring and happiness begins! But somewhere along our journey through 'growing up', the brightness of that spark begins to fade. We don't continue to be creative because . . . fill in the blank for you. Maybe someone got mad because you colored on the walls, it was...
Now that you know a little bit of the why, some of the how and where you can find more Creating Happy, I would like to give you something that has made a Big difference in my life...3 Things 3 Minutes.