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Give me a day like this!

This is a liminal day. A sacred day. Today the universe is being generous with revelations. I've been stumbling over truth with every step.

I recall the day when I was 15 that I suddenly realized why self-pity was so destructive***, and the day a few years later when I learned that comparing tragedies with other people was a useless exercise. Today, I have been shown living, breathing examples of old tropes like anything is possible* and to thine own self be true** without even looking for them.

Today I am just beginning to understand that to be the most sincere "me" I can be is to be generous rather than self-indulgent. I am learning for real, instead of just by rote, that a life of loving kindness needs to begin from pure and genuine self love.

Today, I am in a place of deep gratitude for my husband, my family, and all of you.

Nothing measurably important happened today. I had zero clients at work. I did a little shopping. Frankly? I cleaned up some cat puke. But it was a perfect day.


* Voice actor Frank Welker has been making a career out of doing cartoon animal voices for decades! Awesome!

** Dancer/choreographer Judith Jamison has a line on something real. At any rate, something I really needed to hear.

ETA*** no, I did not learn to implement this reveleation until years later, thanks.

Furthermore, you knew I was kind of a hippy when you friended me.


( 22 comments — Leave a comment )
Apr. 3rd, 2007 12:08 am (UTC)
Apr. 3rd, 2007 12:13 am (UTC)
Yeah, huh? *bounce*

Didja catch the nerdy Dr. Who title?

Could you possibly come up for Beltane?
Apr. 3rd, 2007 12:28 am (UTC)
GET A HAIRCUT, YA DAMN DIRTY -- oh, wait. i'm one too. never mind. >:)

yay for revelations! sometimes the most productive days are the ones where we're not actually busy.
Apr. 3rd, 2007 02:11 am (UTC)
Like, just sitting still even. *smooch*
Apr. 3rd, 2007 12:40 am (UTC)

You're my favorite type of hippy.

Thank you for sharing this. I needed to hear it.
Apr. 3rd, 2007 02:12 am (UTC)
Hey, who loves you, my dear one?

It's me! :)
Apr. 3rd, 2007 04:50 pm (UTC)
Yaaaaaayyyyyy!!! /kermit dance

Love you too!
Apr. 3rd, 2007 01:36 am (UTC)
i know i dont know you well but huggs. i only saw one person today.
Apr. 3rd, 2007 02:13 am (UTC)
I will take your hugs gladly, and return them in kind! Take good care of you.
Apr. 3rd, 2007 06:19 am (UTC)
hug hug hug
Apr. 3rd, 2007 01:54 am (UTC)
Hell, I make cartoon animal voices for free. Constantly.
Apr. 3rd, 2007 02:14 am (UTC)
And you even have nearly lucid dreams about underground enclaves of cartoon ducks!
Apr. 3rd, 2007 02:54 am (UTC)
Apr. 3rd, 2007 03:02 am (UTC)

Happy birthday in 59 minutes!
Apr. 3rd, 2007 03:09 am (UTC)
Thank you!!!!

(Now off to bed with me to dream about fire twirling and giant birthday cakes.)
Apr. 3rd, 2007 04:39 am (UTC)
Apr. 3rd, 2007 04:59 am (UTC)
sez you!
Apr. 3rd, 2007 10:53 am (UTC)
That is a good day
Apr. 3rd, 2007 11:25 pm (UTC)
Re: see
and cute also
Apr. 3rd, 2007 04:28 pm (UTC)
Squee post. Definitely a squee post.
Apr. 3rd, 2007 06:43 pm (UTC)
Perfect days are always nice. I'm glad to hear that you are having one! Enjoy it and treasure it.

Apr. 4th, 2007 02:49 pm (UTC)
Glad you had a good day, and thank you for sharing it.
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