We’re almost halfway through 2022. This year has been A LOT for me and I know some people sitting on this table too.
It’s okay to get lost.
It’s okay to feel stuck.
It’s okay to make mistakes.
Dear God, embed a spirit of rest in me so I can find peace in your plans knowing I am not in charge of holding the world together.
We ask for healing from tears we cry that none know about.
For shame we have carried, whether ours or not.
For painful memories brought about by loved ones and strangers.
you may not see it
you may not feel it
you may not have it
I remind myself to breathe
in, out, in, out…
I remind myself to smile
wide, wide, that’s it…
I’m grateful to be alive today, in good health physically and mentally.
I’m grateful that I’m living comfortably and not squatting.
I’m grateful that I can articulate my thoughts into words.
Give us this day, Lord, our daily miracle.
Even if we are incapable of noticing it because our mind is focused on great deeds and conquests. Even if we are too preoccupied with day-to-day life to know that our path was changed by it.
how happy life gets
the storm will come
to take it all away
because happy endings
are not really the end