Did you make
your New Year’s resolutions? Do you have all sorts of plans and dreams for
nature, I’m a planner. I like to have a dream, then make it happen. And to be
honest, it doesn’t matter if it’s just a daily to-do-list, it gives me an inner
satisfaction to feel like I can tick them off the list as ‘done’.
But with all
the best will in the world, there’s only so much control we can have over our
lives. Sometimes things spring out from left field and we’re left spinning and
wondering ‘what the hell just happened?’ We’re thrown off course, and wonder if
we’ll ever find our feet.
dancer, but I do know that when dancers have to spin a lot they make sure they
have a focal point in the room to give them a sense of where they are.
my family had a huge shock that has left us spinning. It’s certainly not how I
expected the new year to start. The daily rhythm has flown out the window
without a second glance. Some things don’t change though ~ cats still need
feeding! ~ as we find ourselves in a completely new daily pattern.
daughters and I spin through these days, my focal point as ever is ‘family’ and the
love we have for each other, and those beautiful people I am honoured to call
friends. They’re there, as I spin, holding, loving and being. They are the ones
reminding me to breathe, and that things will be okay.
changes direction, we can run fighting, kicking and screaming or we can take
wobbly steps and go with the flow into unfamiliar territory.
If you find
yourself changing directions, I hope that you too are blessed with the love of
beautiful, kind and considerate, loving friends to hug and hold you. Let them
be your focal point.