Transformation Made Simple!!! How? We developed this blog to share simple solutions that can transform your life. Sometimes these transformations take place immediately and at other times it happens over time.
This time last year we were seeking a healing miracle for our mother who was fighting for her life. My sisters and our father found our lives immediately transformed by the love of family, friends and the health care professionals in charge of our mother’s care. Their simple acts of love and kindness changed the way we think, feel and act. We were transformed by the demonstration of love shared in the form of food, a place to stay, texts, emails, cards, etc. No action is too small or irrelevant when shared in love to someone in need. Something as simple as a bottled water or pop means a lot to a person who doesn’t want to leave the bedside of their sick loved one.
I have always been an avid reader but concentrating on lengthy articles, books and stories proved too difficult during this time. I came home and found my subscription to Daily Word had arrived and I also had a copy of The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo on my bedroom bookshelf. These short daily inspirational stories, affirmations, scriptures, quotes and exercises became my morning companions. This reading ritual strengthened my spirit and transformed the start of my days. It enabled me to be present for those that I loved. It gave me the courage to believe for our family’s miracle and be a source of encouragement to the many hurting people around us. Prayer and meditation has always been important to me; however, these tools helped me to focus. When I wake up every morning I embrace my morning reading ritual. My schedule and my life has evolved around it. A simple solution; to deal with a very painful time in my life, led to a transformation that has given insight, brought direction and provided joy and happiness as well as a great deal of peace.
A year later my mom is doing wonderful. She truly is a walking miracle. We are still amazed at how the simplest acts of love and kindness transform the giver and the receivers. We are finding more ways to share love with our family and friends. I am also still transforming morning after morning with the Daily Word and The Book of Spiritual Awakening by Mark Nepo.
I encourage you to order a subscription to Daily Word at www.dailyword.com or pick up a daybook like Mark Nepo’s of your choice. You can also decide to simply dare to share, your love, yourself and your time with someone else.
Much Love, Many Blessings…Namaste!!! Sheila