I came back home yesterday after spending several days with my daughter, keeping out of her way while she cooked Thanksgiving and other dinners. Being lazy. Today is rainy, a perfect day for staying inside and Sharing my World.
If your five year old self woke up in your current body, what would happen, what would you say? My five-year-old self would wonder why my nightgown was so tight and why my slippers wouldn’t fit. Then it would look in the mirror and go into shock. “Where did my long blonde curls go?”, “Why is my face all crinkly?”. Oh my.
What is a relationship deal breaker for you? Whether you are talking about a romantic one, a friendship or a related to sort of relationship? Dishonesty. Manipulation. Not accepting me as I am.
Is there something out there, a thought, an idea, a current event, or a fear that you find deeply unsettling? Umm, yes. Like, the whole political system, starting at the top. The idea that so many people in this country are so alienated, feeling so ignored, that the man that got elected could actually get elected. And still have supporters. Children being taken from their parents at the border. People trying to get away from crime-ridden areas being sprayed with tear gas at the border. Lack of compassion. I could go on and on and on . . .
And one that is a bit whimsical:
If you were arrested with no explanation, what would your friends and family assume you had done? Not sure I have an answer for this one. They would probably think I opened my mouth when I shouldn’t have and started some kind of brouhaha. Because sometimes words just leap out without being filtered first.
What were you grateful for this week? Something that brought some joy into your world? I was grateful for being with my daughter for Thanksgiving and grateful that my son was able to spend the time with his very close friends. I was, and am, grateful that I have enough.
I was grateful for sunrises like this one at my daughter’s: