On Legacies and Real Magic

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On Legacies and Real Magic

“What you must do to move yourself into the mental framework
for “miracle making” is to just let go.”

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, Everyday Wisdom

The other night, I dreamt that my kids had all moved out of the house, taking all the joy and even the dog and cats with them. My husband and I were left with an eerie quiet and an overwhelming feeling of sadness that we couldn’t fix with music or TV or even conversation. I dread that day, the one when the last kids pulls out of the driveway, waving a fond farewell as they embark on the next phase of what we all hope will be a fabulous, dream-fulfilling life. The dread I feel is not because I don’t want them to realize their dreams, but because they were part of my fabulous dream-filled life, and now they are leaving my story in order to write their own. I know the sadness will be temporary because life goes on, and it’s not like I don’t have a glut of projects to keep me busy. It’s just that one of the sweetest periods of my life with all the chaos and kisses intertwined will have gone from participatory to memory.  Read more here…

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writer, blogger, environmentally hopeful
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