Everything in life takes direction. Everything. Your life itself is going in a direction. I have been, most of my life, a directionally obsessive person. I think I got that from my mother. 🙂 I have to know when and where and what and sometimes even why. I have grown to recognize this about myself and be somewhat displeased by it. My family and I just returned from our first official summer vacation. A dream come true for me, btw! And I was constantly asking; when will we be here, what will we do when we get there, what time will we leave, how much time will we spend here, and on and on. I was stopped in my tracks and reminded to breathe, be easy in the travels, soak in the world, and make time for the uncertainty. Ahhhhhh….
I have to say that it’s easy for me to question the direction my life takes from time to time but in this moment I know that it is for my growth and it is all for lessons to be learned. When I became pregnant with the twins and I was put on bed rest and forced to quit my job to stay home and care for them, I questioned it. But when my mom became ill and needed help during her final months it became clear why my life had taken that direction. In this moment I know that situations arise to put you in a position to go in a new direction, to take a left when you were prepared to take a right. I am thankful for this.
So here I am now looking for direction but open to a left turn or a right turn. I am ready to accept whichever way I am to go.