It has been a running joke among my friends that I should have lived in the 60s. I'm a free spirit. I like flowy skirts. And, my idea of a fun team building is learning how to make flower crowns. I also know the lyrics to almost every song written between 1950-1969 & one of my favorite memories is learning The Twist with my grandma & Chubby Checker encouraging us in the background.
As the fall season is upon us, it is only apropos I found lyrics to accompany my current state.
"A time to build up, a time to breakdown.
Tomorrow is the new moon and the super power solar eclipse everyone's been buzzing about. It also happens to be my birthday. My eclipse vibes are super viiibbbbeeeeeyyyy.
I like geeking out over astrology, and the guidance I've been reading about this eclipse taught me that this moment in time is creating a huge opening for big life changes. Whatever is not meant to be a part of your story for the rest of this year (be it relationships, career paths, habits, etc) will make a drastic exit. Or if it doesn't leave on its own, it will create so...
"Hello darkenss, my old friend.
I've come to talk to you again..."
I sat with Simon in one ear and Garfunkel in the other. I let their haunting harmony take over my being for the duration of that song -through the tiny creak I allowed to remain as the feeling of gloom and doom sent an overcast to my otherwise sunny disposition.
Without darkness, we'd never appreciate the light. And, in the chaos we endure day in and day out, a few minutes of silence help put it all in perspective.
We have our personal struggles, we try to balance...
You have been a light, shining for me, in the dark. - Anon
Every so often in this life we cross paths with someone we feel intrinsically drawn to - kindred spirits, souls who recognize parts of you that you can't always recognize on your own, and people who help you appreciate the human race because of how they've come to your life or been a part of it.
Their time in your life may be fleeting, but the power they bring to your being opens up worlds you may not have otherwise known.
It can hurt when their time...