Ruby-Catherine, I thank God for you everyday. Your little light shines bright. You are perfect just the way you are. Spunky, bossy, smart, silly, happy and confident. Keep on being you. I love you! --Momma Sade- Catherine- I also thank God for you everyday. Your sacrifice and love are the most amazing gift one can give. Please send us an email at email@example.com Love, TheLambCastle's
For the next 14 months we will be living in our Fifth Wheel - Bunkhouse Trailer seeing the USA (and a little Mexico). The great Yoga tour- or as Eric says The great X-wing tour. The truth is that it is a sabbatical for research. Eric will be compiling his research and writing most of the year. I enjoy helping with data collection and I might help with some of the data analysis... Might.
I love traveling and I love seeing new places, yet, it is a bit of an emotional good bye. I am closing a chapter of my life that I will not experience again. I am working to center myself and live in the moment, enjoy the beauty that surrounds me right now.
We have rented out our house- sold much of our stuff, and stored some things too. I am becoming a minimalist, so tiny living really intrigues me. I plan to post every Thursday. Stay tuned.
Sunrise beach clean up with my son Elias today was, well…
Beautiful sunrise, amazing waves, and the remnants of yesterdays
celebrations scattered for miles. It is
constitution day in Mexico. We gathered
3 bags of discarded plastic and styrofoam. It was an amazing, disheartening, beautiful,
difficult, joyful, challenging experience.
For many reasons.
So, Ive been reflecting and asking. How does one survive the tragedies of
life? How do we get through times of
utter pain, despair, hurt beyond knowledge?
The thing is… pain is real.
Deep suffering occurs because something happened to you. And you have choices. You can choose how you deal with your
suffering. However, there are wrong ways
to suffer. Or maybe I should say there
are ways to suffer that only lead to more suffering.
We all suffer. We all
experience pain. And when we push the
pain away, distract ourselves, pretend that it didn’t happen, we only create an
underlying anxiety. The pain doesn’t go
away if you sim…