“But she had the German penchant for telling people off, and she died alone at 81, having scolded away all her friends.”
As I wrote this, I saw my daughter at 13 months, taking little steps between her Daddy and I, giggling with the adrenalin rush. And I teared up a bit.
Saying no so you can say yes.
My first instinct was to get a knot in my stomach. A knot of regret.
Oh the diaper rashes. They just kept coming. Probably not more than most mothers and babies have experienced. But too much. Too distressing for this first time Mom.
Seemed like a simple prayer. I prayed that there would be a pair of boots in Anneka’s size at the second-hand store that would be more appropriate for wet, cold weather than the soft boots she had been wearing.
Improving your life starting with the very next moment.
There is a way of “dancing” in a yoga pose even when completely still. It’s a posture of ease and love.
When my space is cleaner, my mind is cleaner. When my mind is cleaner, it’s happier. When I’m happier, I treat others with more hope.