Wednesday, May 10, 2017

What Helps

I wrote this down on November 10, 2016.  Six months later, same still goes, I'd say.

Here is what helps:
Pray in public.
Get on the floor with children.
Sing the old songs and learn some new ones.
Let the sun embrace you.
Pray in private.
Cry some.
Light a candle.
Make something.
Eat a cookie, or maybe two.
Drink a glass of wine, or maybe one and a half.
Talk with friends.
Remember that it is ok to laugh.
Start a conversation with a stranger in an elevator.*
Change the sheets.
Clear a spot in a weedy flower bed.

*Today's example - me: how are you? she: I'm on this side of the grass, and that's what matters.