This morning I am sipping rooibus chai.
I wanted to say thank you for your sweet notes recently, some of you have expressed concern. I'm okay, really. Life has thrown my little family a big, difficult to manage curve in the last couple of months and I haven't found the nerve to type it all out yet. Things will eventually be fine. We are surrounded by my amazing family who has gone above and beyond to show their love and support. For that and so much more we feel very grateful. I also find much needed light and connection here amongst all of you. It is so healthy for me to stop in and write a little something a few times a week, and to receive your words and voices in return is a gift beyond measure.
The three of us are safe, warm, and together. And we are breathing.
There is so much that is beyond my control at the moment and it can be a scary thing if I allow it, but recently I remembered these words from my teacher... he said to me once that when things feel out of control and uncertain, the one thing we can always control is our attitude. We can choose to walk taller, breathe deeper, shift our mental focus. It's not easy, but it is within our power, always.
"Choose your attitude."
And so I have. In the face of the unknown, I remain focused and determined, hard working and truthful, and most importantly - kind and loving.
"Choose your attitude." Yes, thank you. I will.