My life has been really busy these days, but I cannot complain, because in all cases, I feel like the things I am involved in have meaning and therefore, I continue to grow as a person.
Last night, Barry and I and my two good friends Mary and Ger went to see Gregg Braden.
To be honest, I was not familiar with Gregg, but the people that brought him to the Maritimes are the same people who brought Deepak Chopra last year, so I thought it was worth checking out.
I was glad I went.
I'm not going to bore you with a long description of the nature of his talk; I'm sure his books would give you a much better explanation than I ever could.
But what he talked about - the chaotic times we are living in and our increasing difficulty in managing the pace of change and the changes to our world (socially, politically, environmentally, personally) - was just what I needed to hear.
I don't know about you, but where I live, there is a sense of doom and gloom these days. The way things were will likely never come again. We must change. We must cope with the change.
Last night, Gregg Braden gave the audience some tools to help with that and some hope and peace.
So, besides the crick in my neck this morning from turning around constantly to chat with Mary and Ger in the back seat, I feel like my load has been lightened a bit. We all need that, don't we?
And speaking of Mary, she has a wonderful piece published over at Senior Living Mag, titled "Confessions of a Zoomer". A really fun read!
And because peace is personal to all of us, here's what peace looked like to me this morning:
In honour of Indy and his teddy, let's have a:
Pour ingredients into a stainless steel shaker over ice, and shake until completely cold. Strain into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass, and serve
Now I happen to love root beer, so this is right up my alley! Have no idea if my liquor store has root beer schnaps, but I think I could improve with my favourite root beer:
I hope you all have a peaceful day to day and a lovely weekend!
Stay safe out there!