Thursday, June 17, 2010

No Playing Small

There is no passion to be
found in playing small,
in settling for a life that is less than
the one we are capable of living.

~Nelson Mandela

Of Note: The soul has a plan for each of us. We participated with enthusiasm in the pre-planning before arrival upon Earth but have often forgotten the agreement. We can remember, however, in flashes of insight garnered through meditation. Sometimes a life spent in passionate work for others is all that is seen of the original agreement. I would bet that Nelson Mandela knows that. He has lived that. Our heartfelt condolences go to Mr. Mandela and his wife as they bury their young great-granddaughter following a recent automobile accident. May these virtual flowers rest on her grave and the peace of God be with her.

Today's Weather Report: The sunny day is welcome following all the days of rain, if only to get a few things done outside. Everyone is talking about mowing because the grass is getting ankle deep. Still cool, with temps in the mid-fifties Fahrenheit in the early mornings, rising to the seventies during the day. Perfect really. I am almost finished with week two of the Doxycycline for Ehrlichiosis. The darn things make me nauseated but not all the time so the pills only slow me down some. There is so much to do in the summer, it's a real anxiety producer to not be out every day getting some of the list done. Seems like small potatoes, however, in the scheme of things.