“Have you seen them?! They’ve blossomed!” my sister asked one day. I wasn’t quite sure what she was referring to, but then she mentioned that she had planted some Almond Blossoms a little while back. NOT to be mixed up with Cherry Blossoms…although they do look quite similar. My schedule always seems to get so hectic, so I had never stopped to look at them. Boy, I really wish I had though. One day, in the rush of walking by, I noticed some gorgeous flowers…a ton of them, all beautiful and in bloom. I remembered what my sister had said and realized that’s what she was talking about. I took some time to appreciate them, smell them, and just stop wherever I was in my day for a few moments. Then, later that week, I brought my camera out to photograph them. In case you didn’t know, I love flowers. LOVE them.
Later in the week, I had been tidying up my desk area, trying to get everything organized so that my mind wouldn’t spin (When my working space is cluttered, my mind feels cluttered). While doing that, I came across a little fortune…Oh, you know…those tiny slips of paper with pink words on them that sometimes seal your fate (or at least they feel like they do). I remembered a different fortune mentioned in a previous post and realized…Wait a second…I’ve never seen this one before. This fortune somehow was just chillin’ near my mouse and had been hidden on my desk for who knows how long. Someone else must have gave it to me? I didn’t ponder about that too much, I just enjoyed it and smiled.
Sometimes I get so caught up in my busy schedule that I don’t “stop to smell the roses”. If I’m looking for something to cheer me up, or just something to make me smile on a tough day, maybe it’s because I’m just not looking in the right place. I’ve learned to just let go and breathe in the past month or so. It’s very liberating.
All this time I’ve been working toward building my business…fearing the worst, anticipating all the steps I need to take…I overlooked the moment I began to blossom…the moment my business began to blossom.
My heart is joyful.
After a cold, long winter… Spring is approaching (I think it’s pretty much here)…and this makes me happy.