My husband and I were drinking our coffee Sunday morning and he tapped me on the shoulder to get my attention. He pointed to his Facebook page and I saw this quote by Lori Deschene. I looked at him and he was smiling at me. I know that smile well. It’s the smile that says, “See? I’m not the only one who thinks this is true.”
I’ve always been the type to be on the go. I’ve never really thought of myself as an A type personality, but it’s the story of my life. Gotta do this, gotta do that…have to go here, there and everywhere. It’s taken a while, actually quite a long time for me to be okay with just sitting and doing “nothing”. I always felt guilty, like I was doing something wrong, if I just sat and did nothing for a moment.
Now I’m more okay with doing “nothing”. Life is a gift and we need to embrace it. We have to slow down and reflect on where we have been. What is that saying? “Don’t let life pass you by.” How about, “Take time to smell the roses.” Both are cliche, I know, but you get the gist. How many of you have difficulty doing “nothing”? How many of you are okay with it? Just curious.
We’re only here on this Earth for a short while, so take a moment to do “nothing” and reflect on your journey so far.