Does your energy ever run down by this point in the week? Do you start a week with great resolve and determination and then run out of oomph towards the end of the week? Heaven knows I have weeks like that myself. Quite frankly, sometimes I run out of oomph by Tuesday. This week is a bit different. Yesterday I was tired all day, but not because of lack of determination. It was just simple lack of sleep. Other than that, my resolve has been strong. Why is this week different
Well, Wednesday was a holiday. That gave me a chance to re-charge my batteries. Obviously I cannot have a holiday every day. It is obvious to me that it is essential to build “restore and regroup time” into each day. Facing life’s duties and challenges is not meant to be a sprint. Sometimes it is a marathon, other times it is a lovely walk. But that still does not describe the gestalt of my meaning. What does?
That is it! Rather than sit on my towel and ponder, it is time each day to dive in; to dance; to get my feet wet and meet life head on. Being an analytical person sometimes makes me overly cautious. That runs counter to my love for spontaneity. Aren’t we each a really interesting combination of characteristics? Embrace that is what I say— what joy there is in the dance. to get out on the dance floor of life and join the joy is fun and at times hilarious.
I am considering today what joyous thing i will try this weekend. I want to laugh until the tears run down by face—and make some happy memories. For your edification I am including a photo taken by my friend Randalyn. It is a national forest not too far from my home (Tonto National Forest). I lift my eyes to the mountains…..