A Beautiful Life Tapestry

It does not matter if you are a rose or a lotus or a marigold. What matters is that you are flowering…Rajneesh

https://www.azquotes.com/quotes/topics/marigolds.html

Hard to believe that it has been 4 months since I have arrived here in Port Elizabeth…so much has transpired…

Most of all…coming to terms with retirement…a major life change…for me, it came with a sense of loss of purpose…my work defined my life…and even worse…a loss of identity… I was good at what I did…people depended on me…needed me…

Don’t get me wrong…it was incredibly stressful and so unhealthy for me…there is now this incredible feeling of relief and freedom..the demands and responsibilities are gone…I can breathe again…

21 Insightful Quotes About Embracing Change

I am finding my way…slowly…learning to slow down and breathe…to heal…and enjoy the wonderful and myriad blessings that I have been given…here and now…

I think for me…that has been important part of this process…breathing…being in the moment…enjoying what is…right here and right now…not needing to figure everything out…RIGHT NOW (that is definitely been a challenge for this Control Freak)…

I am learning embrace each and every breath that I am blessed to be given…To celebrate my life…to live my life fully and passionately…for by being fully present in the here and now…the light of my current joy, peace and happiness will light the path in it’s perfect time…

Play Time at the Park

…Sharing my life with indomitable Mr. P definitely adds so much flavor and makes life so much more delicious…and often desire to find the path becomes less needful..and I become more content and at peace with just blooming…in the here and now…and that may be all I need to do…

“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.”

― Thich Nhat Hanh, Being Peace

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