Today’s word upon waking was grace. As it is Sunday I thought that was pretty cheesy. Long as I have been doing this word of the day thing I remain skeptical. So today after my snarly thought came the phrase ‘moving through hard things today, be graceful’. Well you can guess how that went, by noon today no less than 5 people had expressed some form of upset feelings to me.
afternoon I thought of upset feelings like a weird form of bumper pool.
My upset feeling ball careens into your feeling ball upsetting you and
sending your feeling ball into someone else’s space. On it can go,
often enough, it seems, picking up steam.
it is hard not to get upset back! And I didn’t, but all day long little
snippets and snags kept popping up in my mind and I’d go back to that
cheesy Sunday word, grace, be graceful. Finally I looked the word up
because when I call on something so many times in one day I start to
question it’s meaning: graceful - characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
to my bumper pool game, I see now my work is not so much to make sure
that I will not get moved or bumped but my work, my gracefulness, is what I do with
Again the flood, such a teacher.