Being melancholy can lead to action, an escape from the inertia, to art, gardens, and movement and maybe, to see the world in all it’s beauty
It’s not the bottom of life itself, it was just the bottom line of a tribe that didn’t ‘get’ me.
But life’s like that, and I don’t beat myself up for not going with the flow, instead I just move along until I can.
With reflection, tonight I get to count the blessings of love, support, companionship and inspiration: I will go to bed on a sleepy high.
But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you,
And loved the sorrows of your changing face
The world is not always fair, but we can work with it by aligning all that happens with the strength of our heart. Heart and mind working together makes our lives so much easier, especially when we work in harmony with others. We will find an inner strength, resilience and duty to self and others through the power of love.
I made friendships that I am sure will stand the test of time; this makes me smile. I have seen places that I want to return to one day, and know that I will. I have to say, getting out of my dear home was for the month of May was a great decision and now that it is June, I am happy to be home, at peace and still smiling.
So many others before, Have left a path, a dream, An inspiration, just for me… I had no idea that the little bricks I saw would look like that in real life and didn’t know it was Rome in the dream – oh hand on heart moment!
When I read of the chance to walk the sacred paths and visit the sacred sites of Assisi on a 14 day pilgrimage, I knew I wanted to be a part of it.
I have a piano, it sits in my garden and I play it whenever I go out there just for fun. Goodness knows what the neighbours think, because believe me it is loud!