|What's In My Cup? Well, in my three cups...? Guess and I'll reveal at the end of this post.|
Happy Labor Day! Every day I wake up, I have a simple routine that has held up for some years now. I do my morning meditation and prayers and then I turn to the window and look out to see what's going on in the world outside my window. Because we live in an area with lots of other forms of life, I tend to see the birds, a deer or two, the squirrels, an occasional turkey and more. I say my thanks to the Creator for my life and the lives of all around me; human and otherwise. This ritual gained greater credence with the health challenges of the last year... We cherish the cup of fluid we are poured when things are going great, but it is even more powerful to see that cup as sacred and filled with blessings when life throws us a curve-ball.
This month, BlogHer's NabloPoMo blogging theme is - Healing. I am thrilled to join in again and work on a subject that is close to me in more ways than I can express. How do we heal? What modes of therapy do we trust and use? Do you find it more helpful to talk things out or to let things quietly rest? I know that for me, healing begins in body/mind/spirit, and we need all of our faculties to aid the process. There is no need to rush or set deadlines. Healing has its own pace and if we respect it and maintain balance in our lives, it unfolds like a beautiful flower. I talk things out. I consult with doctors and people I trust. I commune with the grace of God within, and then I find the quiet space inside to do my inner work. If you'd love to join this month, Sign Up, Get the Healing Badge, and check out the Prompts. it's going to be a wonderful month of healing.
"I have the ability, no matter what's going on in my life, to find something - my cup is always half full." Sarah McLachlan
Recently, I joined a group of bloggers - FMS Photo A Day - with the goal to post a photo a day on a specific topic. I was lax in August but hope to do a better job in September. It looked easy to do, until my health got the better of me; it's not difficult but as you know, life and other things can upset our plans. The best way to handle such turns in events is to relax, release, and regroup. Try it. For today, In My Cup is the photo. What would you choose? What do you think is in my cup? You can read up the rules here - how to play.
A Bit More On FMS Photo A Day!
How do I share my photos?
If you’re playing on Instagram, just add the hashtag #FMSphotoaday to your photos. You can see the most recent photos shared by clicking here.
If you’re sharing on Facebook, you can share on your own personal page, on the Fat Mum Slim Facebook page or to the FMS Photo A Day group.
"Life's enchanted cup sparkles near the brim." Lord Byron
At the beginning of the year, I joined a wonderful group of women who were sharing their weekly list of gratitudes. Each Sunday, Lauren of AlphabetSalad would post a link up and each person would contribute their Gratitude post. I am rejoining the group this month with high hopes to see it through for the rest of the year. Today, am grateful for everything and everyone who crosses my path. Every day, one of my favorite prayers is Psalm 23; The Lord Is My Shepherd. I never forget to stress that line.... my cup runneth over. And so does yours. What are you grateful for today?
ANSWERS: What's in my cups?
2. Blackberry juice.
3. Cold Tea.
Some Food for Thought: What are you grateful for? Love and Peace .
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PHOTO CREDITS/ATTRIBUTIONS: Photos my personal collection.
Until Next Time…
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