Me, I am just a girl, not little enough anymore to hope dinner will cook itself… and these thoughts swirl through my mind.
But here I am, weeks into a near total lockdown, and a few months since life changed forever, staring at the fridge wondering if life will ever be the same again.
The uncertainties around which we stoically try to build our routines weigh on me; as I wonder:-
Will today be spent reading and researching on my laptop;
The gamut of feelings, some of which surface unexpectedly, threaten to overwhelm me, and without warning, the roller coaster of emotions takes off. Like a giant spinning wheel, who knows where it will stop; and which chord it will strike deep within!
Is today the day for anger?
Suddenly, as the giant spinning wheel continues its spin, all myriad colours merge, first into the rainbow, and then a gleam of white; I am suddenly little again.
Little, compared with the universe and its churnings;
And I realize, it is the wheel that given me the answer.
Whatever feeling I select; whichever question chooses me; and whatever thought finds home in my mind today; all are part of the whole; each is mine to embrace.
The wheel will keep spinning; and we must also not give up; soldiering on with grace, humility and belief.
We shall overcome.
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