This week has been terrible, and uplifting and sad and humbling. I am constantly in awe of the strength and compassion in the people around me.
I have been given unexpected compliments in unexpected situations. I cannot tell you how much it means to me when someone tells me I helped them, especially if it was unintentional, and that happened more than once this week. How strangely wonderful.
Way back when I was younger I had a lovely woman tell me that my astrologic chart contained something that would make my life difficult because it meant I must “serve or suffer”. I do not believe in astrology in any form or fashion, but when I am able to help someone and it makes me feel complete and as if I fulfilled my purpose I am reminded, and I smile.
I skipped a chemo and oddly my neuropathy is worse than it has been in months and months! I think maybe the actual pain associated with neuropathy is the healing process trying to happen and then when I get chemo it destroys a bunch of cells or something and so stops hurting until it starts trying to heal again. Maybe you have to go through the pain to get to the healing.
I am thinking about friends in pain today. I hope the best for them and really hope that they are as lucky as I have been.
I am also thinking about stew and dirt. I need to go buy a few bags of fill dirt for my suddenly sneaky hole digging beastie and I think I will pick up some veggies and drop them in the crock post with my mushroom onion soup stew fail that I froze and see what happens.
I hope all of you are able to find the peace that I find in my life.
I have never heard this song until today. I was looking for Witchita Lineman and saw this in the list and was transported back to being a 13 year old. This song was in one of our music books at home and I use to like to play it on the piano when no one was home and sing. Hearing it sung this morning made me laugh because I was pretty close in how it was supposed to sound! I don’t think I could even read music anymore.