I woke up with a feeling of lightness and a slight excitement, and a KNOWING that today would be a lovely little day 🙂 i was right when i looked out my window and the world was covered with sparkly, glittery, fluffy, calming white snow! and watching the delicate snowflakes continually drifting down over the already snowy whiteness just made me feel so peaceful and happy and taken care of 🙂
and all i could think was, “i soooo needed this, and i GOT it!!”. i knew, this was the answer to my prayer last night! i didn’t formally ask for snow today, or a day off, but i was going slightly crazy from being overworked! like cray-cray-starting-to-lose-my-marbles, really.
when i came back from a full day yesterday, all i could do was stare at my iPhone and play Dots. my brain and body were just fried. and i stayed up till 1AM like a zombie, just so i wouldn’t have to sleep, because sleeping would mean i would have to wake up and face another crazy day!! i looked in the mirror an hour before i finally drifted off (i was STILL playing in the dark while lying down till i fell asleep!), and i seriously looked like a MAD WOMAN!! Now, if you look as bad as i did last night, and if you are clinging to your phone for dear life playing freakin’ DOTS, and if you are refusing to go to sleep so tomorrow won’t come, then YOU NEED A BREAK!! like pronto!! hahaha.
(Now i just want to make a note here that this is not normal behavior, its the friggin holidays!! i didn’t have much of a break weekend at all with all the chores and errands and shopping that had to be done the whole time! Like not even one second to just stare at the wall!!)
Anyway, the point of this story and the reason why i was so deliriously happy? I felt heard and take care of! and it was proven all over again how the Universe really has our backs!! i didn’t even know i needed a break and i was granted one. and i’m so gratefully happy to feel understood.
But it’s not just about snow and days off, it’s apparent in life if you really take a look. which is why one of my favorite quotes has always been “An unexamined life is not worth living”. if i look back on my entire life, it seems as though i’ve always had an invisible little helper leading me in the right direction. and of course i’ve take many wrong turns, but that’s just what humans do. take wrong turns, learn, then keep going. and we grow from it all, really. and then from time to time, life just hands us these beautiful gift wrapped packages. and of course there are the everyday, just-as-pretty packages we get, if we take the time to be notice 🙂 and we get to feel over and over, like we’ve always been heard and understood.
and speaking of wrong turns, i may have taken just a little one with all the complaining i’ve done, about SNOW, the very snow i worship today. but i think that’s been canceled out with all the raving i’ve done about it today, haha 🙂
Wow, all this and i was really just aiming to write about SNOW, honest!! Anyway, now Joseph & I are off to bundle up like Eskimos and venture out into the snowy wonderland and treat ourselves to lunch out, if anything is open!! and maybe i’ll be able to take some pics on my iPhone to include in this blog. and speaking of wrong turns on my part (again!), do you know who’s probably even more grateful for this snow than i am? Joseph! because he’s had to DEAL with this mad woman (now turned serene woman with a very ladylike smile on her face) for the last 24 hrs! ;D