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Embracing imperfection

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So it happened!!  I failed my challenge to blog every day for 30 days!  Or did I?  One of the things I’d like to share is the notion that we somehow need to be perfect at everything we do!! The house being clean from top to bottom, kids’ lunches always having all 4 food groups, being perfect at your job every day!  NEWSFLASH: not right to expect that of ourselves every single day.  I think if we “show up” and do the best we can every day, it should be enough. After all the only person we are competing with is ourselves. I say we cut ourselves some slack and embrace our imperfections as our new perfect for me…not any one else.  I promise you will be happier in the end!

Incidentally, I did it on purpose to not post a blog yesterday so that I can share my thoughts with you about it today.  Be happy and laughing. How ever you decide to spend your day today, know that it’s not coming back, so enjoy every moment…with a smile!

 

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The beach…

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I have an indescribable connection to the ocean, a great lake even a babbling brook.  It is where I can breathe life into my thoughts and my soul with just one breath.  I must have been a mermaid in a past life! Spring is here in our part of the world and we were so blessed to enjoy 16 degrees Celsius with warm sunshine today!  I recently took this picture and the warm sunshine today reminded me that summer is just around the corner and will be here before we know it! Days at the beach, in the water and having such a wonderful carefree time! In an effort to stop myself from rushing through every day and enjoy the moment that is spring, I sat on my front porch with the sun shining on my face and meditated for half an hour.  It was so warm and when I opened my eyes I could have sworn I saw clouds smiling. I don’t remember the last time I felt so alive and so full of energy! Life is so beautiful, happy and laughing!

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As an after note, I am challenging myself to blog something that makes me happy and laughing every day for 30 days!  🙂