May God give you…
For every storm, a rainbow,
For every tear, a smile,
For every care, a promise,
And a blessing in each trial.
For every problem life sends,
A faithful friend to share,
For every sigh, a sweet song,
And an answer for each prayer.
I loved this Irish blessing and prayer and I share it with you today. Be present in whatever is happening in your life and never lose faith in all that you can do with the help of friends, family and God.
Like most people, I know candy corn isn’t a food group. But there’s something special about it for me. It’s a fond memory of autumn days gone by with my family. My mom always had a candy dish filled with candy corn when we were little and we would just dip our hands in it from time to time, to gather a few and pop them into our mouths! Sometimes, I would bite each section of color, savoring the artistic manner of eating! Ha!
Whenever I see candy corn now as an adult, that sweet memory returns. The nostalgic ache of being a child when there wasn’t any worry about sugary snacks (as long as they were enjoyed in moderation!) nor of calories and the worry of extra pounds that in adulthood seem so hard to shed now.
Is there a fall treat which you relate to in a happy way? Please share! I’ll be passing the candy corn dish around…what will you bring to our nostalgia party?
b: the events or circumstances that operate for or against an individual
Curiously, I believe in luck and yet, I don’t, which is a conundrum on St. Patrick’s Day even though I have a smidgen of Irish in me. I believe in fate. I believe in free will. I believe in karma. I believe in the ability to change our ways of thinking in order to change our lives. I believe in angelic help.
And I believe in you…and I believe in me.
What do you believe? Have you ever sat for a moment to ponder your beliefs, to write them out and then peruse them? Do they still stand stoically rooted in your childhood beliefs as they were downloaded to you from your past or have they changed over time, expanding the limits to an expanse of limitlessness?
Beliefs from childhood can be limiting or limitless depending on our circumstances and what is downloaded to us from our parental figures and from those whom we looked up to as children. As we grow, we learn and expand our thinking or we can stay stuck in those beliefs that were given to us from the start. It’s a choice to see ourselves as limited or limitless. It’s a work in progress as we develop our mindset to raise our personal vibration in the world at large.
Perhaps it’s that old adage of seeing the glass 1/2 empty or 1/2 full or with gratitude for even having a glass. Today in honor of feeling lucky, I’d love to hear from you. Are you lucky? Do you believe in luck? What do you believe?
Oh goodness gracious, are you a cat owner, or better referred to as owned by a cat? As I was trying to write this morning, the video below was very similar to my experience. Tigger, our mischevious almost one year old kitten, decided to help me and we battled like Simon did! Of course, I giggled more than Simon, especially after seeing that his experience was much like my own.
Cats are funny creatures, but surely mine would say the same about her humans. I guess this is why Simon’s Cat always gives me a much needed giggle. So, I thought I’d pass it along to you today!
Take a few moments today to bond with your loved ones, both human and otherwise. We are all a part of this Universe and family is so important. Be kinder than necessary. Be more patient than you normally are. Be more present than ever. Now’s the time. Fill your day, your life with love.