Despite all the hellish things that have been piling up over the past 5 weeks, the fires that still need putting out, the tension and anger, the secrets & lies, dramas, deceptions, arguments, meltdowns, blow-outs, back-breaking work, bills, accountant rolls, financial tolls, legal spats, disturbing stats – with a hellish climate to match;
Despite feeling like I’m pelted daily with hailstones from hell, I promised myself to take a short break today of all days, to mark an otherwise warm and sunny day, five years ago, when I survived that 30 ft fall from the Battambang bridge;
Despite the maelstrom that spirals around and inside of me, I take momentary cover and pause to honor that day, say a prayer; feel blessed and grateful for sight, breath, speech, a more or less intact spine, the ability to walk – and pain, a stark reminder of being alive.
May this soup from hell boil over soon, evaporate and leave no traces behind – save for resilience, strength and enlightenment. Amen.