Mission Quite Possible

Today I will conquer the terrain of fear. Today  I will push through the drudgery of lost opportunities and hopeless states of mind and look forward to the possibilities. I have that ability, now, that I am no longer asleep.

The sun is shining. The recycling is on its way to the recycling center, the kitchen is clean, the living room is cleared and ready for a yoga sesh. The workload is increasing, the future is looking bright and lovely.

Today I will buy a lot of vegetables because I like vitamins. I will also look at my Nutritional Healing Book because it always motivates me to stay informed. I suppose the night needs some dancing and singing and guitar and keys to be complete.

Here’s a sneak peak of Bargain Hunter in my book, Karmic Soup

Bargain Hunter

 

There’s no toss up

I am piecing together the past

The race to integrity coagulating my senses

Another teacher is speaking of love within

Another number of sparks lighting up the human grid

I am tempting the night with offers of praise

And prayers for the whole human race

Wondering if

Another oppressor is planning

Another impossible-to-ignore destruction of human dignity

The rhythm of the repetition batters my mind

I look up from my computer as I am beamed through time

Just another medium day

Of medium pain

And medium rain

 

I am piecing together the past

Seeking the moment when all was lost

I tempt the night with offering of prayer

I dread the velocity of others’ torment passing

Our wildest dreams of a better love a-massing

How much do the tormented notice the rain?

 

The news

I am collecting

Gathering information on what formation my Nation is taking

A dirty politician digs up bones of another

Another baby is born who sets her eyes on the love of a father whose dying wish will be her happiness

I look up at the clock as it refuses to chime

Just another digital grail

That will never fail

Until magnetic hail

 

There’s no toss up

I am piecing together the past

Racing and coagulating, seeking the moment

I am tempting the night with offers of praise

With prayers for my village to honor another

With prayers for impossible-to-ignore mercy

With prayers for love loving love

I try to remember

There is a light in us all

Contagious

Reeking of truth and humanity

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What is the meaning of Life, the Universe and Everything?

I’m so excited to be 42 I can’t sleep. It took a while to get here, but I’m here, and I feel like I have direction today. I have Karmic Soup and now you can buy it by clicking on Karmic Soup. Get it while it’s still $10.50! Once I’m famous, i might charge the full price. Well, maybe. It is my first piece. And while I’m attached to money through my rising sign, I’m also an Aquarius, tying me to just about nothing.

Today will be a good day. Why? Because I don’t have to attach myself to anything I don’t like. If it feels like I’m having a bad day, I’m just going to hit the reset button and move on. Process and move on. Anything I need today is within reach. While I am able to buy things I need, that’s not it. This is it: I have love for you, even if you don’t love me; I have space from you if I need it; I have food and clothes and shelter from cold and hot days.

While I’d like to be able to withstand those temperatures, just for the sake of saving gas and electricity, I imagine I’ll have solar panels someday. I imagine heating and cooling will have taken on another face, another shape entirely. At least that’s what I hope.

Back to this love thing. I know I’m loved. But I know I had to give it to get it. I know I had to learn to trust all over again after years of trusting the wrong people. I know I had to admit my faults to myself to get them out of the way so I could be a better person. Life is a challenge, and I took it on.

So these are some reasons I’m glad I’m 42 in 2019. Along with those mentioned, I’m grateful for the internet, the civil rights movement, the environmental movement, the animal rights movement, happy dispositions, acceptance of mental illness, the gay rights movement…. You see I know that people aren’t all happy and hopeful and celebrating life, but some of us are! Some of us are looking forward to better days, even though right now it seems like the apocalypse. It’s seemed like the apocalypse before, but there are aliens and space travel; alternative medicine and awareness of the benefits of carrots and kale, yoga and music.

Do I want the prices of life saving drugs to come down? YES! Do I want to believe the system isn’t rigged? YES! Do I want climate change to be recognized as a chance to change our ways, even if just to be cautious? YES!

While I wait for the people in charge to catch up, I’m going to enjoy my birthday. After all, I am not the only one who knows the meaning of life, the universe and everything.