I am sitting in the sunshine of a local cafe that is more often than not bustling with people. Simply lots of people and the buzz of daily living.
Perhaps the local coffee shop has become the garden fence of old – a place where we can go to ponder a little.
I am pondering and I am replenishing my soul a wee bit and enjoying a mighty fine latte in a bowl!
I came here today because I could feel my energy being a bit little flattened in my home. Not enough for me to be concerned that it is any more than the daily presence of builders. I find it unsettling when my space is not really my space, so I came to the cafe to create a small corner of ‘my space’ for the hour I sit here: sipping, looking, listening, reading and writing.
I have developed over many years of taking good care of ‘me’, what I think of as a strongly tuned sense of self in every way.
I know when something changes.
I consider the changes around me physically and emotionally and work out why I feel different.
This understanding allows me to manage myself and my space so that the negative impact of any situation is managed.
So today, when I woke feeling a notch down on yesterday, I took the small step of leaving the house for an hour, knowing that when I returned I would feel able to tackle to jobs I have at hand, without resenting the necessity of doing them.
This is me caring for me and about me each morning when I wake.
This is me recognising that I am important every day.
This is me recognising that every day there are joys.
This is me sharing my words with you and in so doing sharing a little of me.
This is me living in the moment.