“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself, he always appears to be doing both.”
Michael and I stood back today and looked over all the work we have done these past few weeks. It is coming together and looking better than either one of us imagined.
I’m not saying we aren’t tired. In fact, my story is late today because my planned hour nap turned into a two-hour nap.
I’ve learned listening to my body pays off in the long run. Isn’t that part of being kind? Doesn’t kindness extend to being kind to oneself? Of course it does. This is one lesson that’s taken me a long time to recognize, understand, and learn.
I have to tell you, I’m enjoying each new awareness and I am grateful.
“You have a unique gift to offer this world. Be true to yourself, be kind to yourself, read and learn about everything that interests you and keep away from people who bring you down. When you treat yourself kindly and respect the uniqueness of those around you, you will be giving this world an amazing gift… YOU!”
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience
Be kind, my friends, remembering that includes being kind to YOU.
~Peace be with you~