in the ring
“Let’s do something that makes us feel that we’re alive! — There is a fire! 🎵 There is a firrrrre! There is a fire and it’s burrrrrning in my heart!” Thalia’s voice was raspy — crackling because of its duet with truck’s speakers on the five hour drive home yesterday. “There is a fire — there is a fire! Hmmmm-hmm-da-dada-da!”
“Turn that down! I can’t think,” Urania scolded.
Calliope’s eyes darted between her fellows. On one hand, she really enjoyed the music. And on the other, awareness told her that if they were going to share their sparks with others, they needed space to write today’s love letter.
“Can we tell them about the gift we received?” Thalia bounced like AA Milne’s spiral-tailed tiger. “And ask them to share it with others? Farrrrrrrr and wiiiiiiide? Social media? Email? Smoke signals?”
Words from Typist:
I’ve been noodling for almost 48 hours.
How might I pay forward my experience at the retreat — with all of you?
I know! I’ll share something about each of the kind and generous souls I met!
Explore what they have to offer.
Reach out to connect?
Open yourself to the magical math of engaging with the unfamiliar.
🎶C’mon let’s go now… Go for a ride!🎶
🎵Life is not tried, just merely survived, if you’re standing outside the fire?🎵
Meet Chris Palmore (the gratitude junkie).
Through our connection, I have learned that you cannot be grateful, and experience negative emotions at the same time.
How powerful is that?
In 2019, Chris invited me to contribute an essay to his book Dear Gratitude. Doing so was much like tipping over the first domino in a string of adventures. Without his nudge, I might not have ever published a book of my own. I overflow with gratitude for the inspiration Chris continues to bring to my life, and the lives of many others. Build a relationship with Chris at Gratitudespace.
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