heart medicine

Going tomorrow….and wouldn’t dream of not “being responsible”.

…sometimes you just show up (words to my daughter over the years)
Whether it be a homeschool event, family invite, friends birthday party…heaven knows that sometimes we are tired, busy, sick, who knows what else AND we just continue to try to SHOW UP when others that we care for call upon us ever so quietly. I know we are grateful when our people just SHOW UP. You never know when showing up changes everything for a soul.

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Heart medicine.

Every year I take my daughter to the Winter Storytelling by Native American storytellers at one of our local museums. It’s a tradition. It was on the calendar for today. Today though, I didn’t feel like going. I felt overdone. I felt down. I didn’t feel like getting dressed and going out. I knew I had to though. For her. Our tradition. Her tradition. Beautiful stories. Inspiration. Show her the way.

For me. When I’m wallowing and wanting to “hermit” myself in, I must get out. I must do something of depth and meaning. I must look to the spiritual world and connection.

This evening back at home I am using the words “I must be responsible”.

Here’s why…

We went to the storytelling. There was a new storyteller this year, amongst the others.

For some reason there weren’t as many kids in attendance this year. A lot…

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