Today in North Idaho it is overcast with a high of 35°. The Christmas season is upon us and I am currsently drinking coffee in bed surfing the internet for gifts.
This time of year always find me busy. Between work and community committments the month of December goes by in a blink. Last night I volunteered at an annual auction which raises funds for an establishment that provides safety and protection for at-risk youth in our area. It is always well attended and the generosity of this small community has never been better represented.
I am posting a few updated photos of my inspiration for this blog. He just gets sweeter and only after raising my own child have a felt this instense love for another human being. He is smart, happy and easygoing. I love this little guy and look forward to all the mildstones to come.
As for me, I have been busy working and making strides to better myself as an employee and human being. Work has always given me purpose and starting this new chapter in a new career has renewed my energy. I passed my certified medical assistant exam a few months back and took a position in cancer services. Sometimes all arrows point to one direction and your walking down this path that you purposly started however did not realize how perfect that path would be until you found yourself standing on it. In short, this career allows me to love people and create a caring happy moment, however short, in the lives of people who are struggling just to take the next step. To say I feel blessed, to say I feel placed in this position by forecs outside myself would be an understatment. I believe this is where I was meant to be and I am embracing it with great joy.
I’d like to recognize that the holidays can be difficult for some people. There are various reasons for this but in short being sensative to others at this time is important to me. I love to love people and part of that means being aware that loving someone means giving them space to manage their own personal deamons.
So find your happy place. Find your happpy fragrance. Change your feelings about the holidays and start a new tradition of love and happiness. Take the first barefoot vulnerable step to personally taking control over these memories or feelings and leave the past in the past.