How to get through the rough edges of life
From you to me, to you
Thank you for last week. For teaching me I can be vulnerable; for your time, care and attention in doing so. For getting me through another Tuesday. Another week. I was delighted to seek and receive. I know it’s real. (っ^_^)っ
Five things to share:
Thank you for sharing your joy, wisdom, appreciation. For the permission to take it one day at a time, to cry until I’m breathless; to go for a walk, look up at the sky, the trees; to journal, create, nest, rest. For reminding me I am not alone. Thank you for the cyber hugs too. Thank you, thank you, thank you: I cannot thank you enough.
Non-”internet” things I’m enjoying (despite, despite, maybe in spite):
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (physical copy); Shut Up You’re Pretty by Tea Mutonji (e-book); Solo museum dates; going to the movies— hate-watching Magic Mike's Last Dance (do not do it), love-watching half-dressed Channing Tatum *heart-eyes emoji*; loose-leaf tea; Half Nelson, Capote, Little Man Tate (Kanopy); Reading and crying before bed— waking up feeling light and restored; noticing until I feel intoxicated by reality— noticing hellos and goodbyes that remind me love is real and it is everywhere; Born to Die, Views, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Hoopla); washing dishes like I’m holding a baby.
A quote I want to share with you:
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.”
— The Bible (Romans 12:2)
I woke up last Tuesday to this in my texts and it gave me enough courage to ask for more advice from you. Thank you, friend, for the reminder, “simple pleasures do not mean simple humans.”
A question for you: What non-”internet” things are you enjoying lately?
P.s. First weekend of March is Global Day of Unplugging! March 3-4, sundown to sundown. #unplugwithme
That’s all for this week!
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Until next time,