The won’t-let-go-of-you hug.
As I sit in the quiet of this morning, sharing my heart with a tiny, blinking cursor on a screen in a tiny, beautiful home before anyone else gets up, I am in awe. The rise and fall of my breath and warmth all around reminds me that I have everything I need…and more. Every single need met.
It’s refreshing and astounding how taking one moment at the beginning of the day causes gratitude and thankfulness to well up and spill into the rest of the day. Just by listing those three things at the top of this post, my mind and heart get emboldened, realizing I’m cared for by God and have nothing to worry about.
My general practice in the morning: make coffee, get on internet, write, schedule a few posts on social media etc.
But the last couple of mornings I’ve begun the day by reading the Bible or some poetry (or a combo of both) to start the day. That small practice softens my heart, removes judgement from my eyes and challenges me to see the everyday miracles of love, food and shelter.
Poetry specifically helps me to slow down and let my five senses wake up before my reason and logic take over my inner artist, cajoling me into living blandly when my artist years to live in awe.
When we live in daily awe, we move from numb to feeling and inspire others to do the same. (Tweet this)
Here’s a gem from my reading:
A very happy, grateful and thankful day to you!
Question: How do you live in awe and soak up the dripping of goodness in your life?