Much to my surprise, I haven’t used this title for a post before.
Why am I surprised? Because “leaving room” is something very important to me.
I think it’s important to leave room for:
- People’s thoughts, feelings, and experiences.
- The possibility of change.
- The messiness of life.
- Our wishes to control all of the above (even when we can’t).
I think it’s important to leave room for all of it.*
In this post, I’m trying to leave room for my experience and for yours, too.
Question: I wonder how I am doing?
Answer: I think I’m doing well enough, so far.
Before I end, I would like to include an image. Or perhaps a sound bite.
It’s wonderful to engage different senses, isn’t it?
Checking my iPhone for photos that might fit the bill ….
On our way to a family get-together yesterday, we saw these, crossing the road (to get to the other side):
Can you see what those are? Maybe not. Especially since my introduction to the photo was misleading.**
If you couldn’t tell, here’s a closer shot:
It was wonderful to make room for turkeys, especially on Thanksgiving Day in the USA, 2013.
Thanks for making room for all of it, today.
* Including many things that didn’t make the list today.
** In case you don’t know the joke, here it is:
Question: Why did the chicken cross the road?
Answer: To get to the other side.