Wednesday, January 31, 2018

the here and now

There are only two days of the year when nothing can be accomplished, yesterday and tomorrow.
-Author Unknown

Hello my beautiful readers,
As I type this, I am sitting in my new office. White walls, wood floors, vintage blue rug. Windows open, and a warm, early spring breeze is softly blowing through.  In the distance I can hear our neighbor's
dog barking and kids laughing and playing.

 I am here.
I am present.
I am happy.

 Today is a good day. Today is a day that I
have refused to let painful memories of the past soak up my oxygen and encompass the synapses of my brain. Today is a day that I have willed my thoughts back into the space of now and not the worries of the future.

As I've traveled through this journey of divorce, something has become painfully, yet beautifully clear to me. Divorce will always be with me on some level. The experience of it, and all of the trama associated with it are now simply part of my DNA.
And that is okay.
There will be more hard days.  There will be more happy days.
But I only get to do this day once.
So I am continuing to try and live each day in the here and now.

I am choosing to be