Blogging? Is it a mistress? Perhaps. Why else would I spend hours apart from Rick in order to go climbing through a thought refusing to let go of my imagination, grabbing my soul and gripping my pen?
Five years ago (yesterday) and of not much consequence to anyone else, I took a step. I was told if I starting writing, I would find out things on the way to me. I remember looking at my finger, hovering, hesitating to hit the PUBLISH button on OPEN, my very first post in what was supposed to be an experiment. As clumsy as I knew I was, now I smile (kindly) recalling the trembling fear I might break the Internet if I did something wrong.
There’s a television commercial which proposes the idea of anything you’re good at was first something at which you weren’t. Unexpected Truth from an unexpected source.
This weekend, we’re binge watching Viking (on History Channel). My freak Viking flag is flying. With a few episodes still to go, I’ve been struck how the acrimony, violence and even a simple lack of civility all around us in the present day isn’t anything new.
Neither is Love. It has not lost one step to Darkness. I am stunned when I show courage I didn’t know I had when everything in my past tells me I should be afraid. What is this magic?
I can’t see it. I can’t smell or touch it, but when I’m in synch with it; when I am in the presence of it, I know it to be true and potent.
While I was posed to mount some kind of epic literary masterpiece to commemorate my 5th Anniversary with you, I ran across the following bit of video. I share it with you here. It rings true. That’s the funny thing about Love. It just does. Nothing would please me more than for you to find similar Truth where you are, for reasons that are yours. Watch and learn. Be excellent to each other.
Banner Coastal Redwood Forest by Eric E Photography is used with permission.
Viking Love Rune: https://img0.etsystatic.com/000/0/6000489/il_570xN.258209126.jpg
If you have a mind to, jump to Post #1 at: https://dan4kent.wordpress.com/2011/08/13/open/
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