Calliope’s hands looked like neglected nectarines. Sweat trickled down her back. “We’re getting there. Only two sections left.” The Muse of Harmony sat on her heels and surveyed the cedar deck.
Urania counted boards, took stock of the remaining Ranchero Red stain, and calculated when they might be able to put the chairs, table, and flower pots back in place.
Thalia accidentally sprayed her friends with the hose. “Oops! How’d that happen? Is it time for lemonade?”
Words from Typist:
As my family works together to spruce up our outside living areas, I have paid close attention the muse’s banter. One of the things they’ve pondered is responsibility…
Cal, Tal, and Nia agree that if the Universe has seen fit to give them something, then it’s their duty to take care of it, with gratitude.
As we grow and evolve, there’s ample opportunity to be mindful of what we bring into our lives and what we let go of.
I’m thinking of Marie Condo holding onto a pair socks and asking herself whether or not they spark joy. 😂
Can muse-wear spark joy?
Yes for some, but not for all
Heck yeah! or Heck no!
If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward your one thing and punish you for another.
The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience.
If this sounds too mystical, refer again to the body. Every significant vital sign — body temperature, heart rate, oxygen consumption, hormone level, brain activity, and so on — alters the moment you decide to do anything… decisions are signals telling your body, mind, and environment to move in a certain direction.
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Deepak quote reminds me of K's use of the phrase "choice less awareness". Could it be the place of
joy or love where no choice or decision is necessary. Ie absence of choice?
You got my attention with “neglected nectarines.”
Interesting choice of words… Very descriptive. Made me wonder whether a tangerine 🍊 would have the wherewithal to know it was neglected 🤔
You kept it with, “Thalia accidentally sprayed her friends with the hose. “Oops! How’d that happen? Is it time for lemonade?”
I love the quick “squirrel” transition to lemonade!
I’m currently Contemplating Deepak’s words…
I might be here awhile…
Marie? Marie? Is this light or heavy? Do I LOVE it?
Yes? I’ll consider keeping it. No? See ya, wouldn’t wanna be ya!
What did I miss? Hmmm 🤔
Oh yeah, response-ability and attitude… Yep!