Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Lazy, now with expectations

I have a lot to do today.  Not just the never-ending task list, but how the tasks are completed:  with presence, with thoughtfulness, and calm.  This isn't easy or natural yet, and it requires a lot of focus and attention to do it, but I know right away if it feels right.  Thankfully,  (as I mentioned on a friend's FB page this morning) every moment is a new opportunity to practice this skill.

When I was younger, I wanted to be perfect and when I wasn't perfect I wanted to throw it all out the window.  Sometimes I still get like that, but now I'm much better at forgiving myself and starting over again.

Good morning.

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