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That License Plate Tho!

On our drive down to Virginia, we spotted a vehicle in New Jersey with the license plate: MIRCLES. I read that as "miracles" because I'm always on the lookout for them. We joked about tossing, somehow on the NJ turnpike, our "Miracles Reign" tee to the driver. Fortunately, concerning safety, that tee was in the trunk. (Throwing shirts at a moving vehicle does not make for a miraculous event, but rather a dangerous one.) What did make for a miraculous event, however, was that we found ourselves parked next to this exact car at a Maryland rest stop. This single event reinforced two beliefs--there are no coincidences and all is well. In New Jersey and Maryland, I was reminded about...

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Yes Life

I'm working on letting life flow. And it's a challenge, no doubt, because I want to be in control. Don't you just want to be the gatekeeper of experiences for your life: "Sorry, not today--not ever. You'll be a setback'er" "Oh, you'll be a feel good'er. Yes, welcome. Come into my life." But I'm not the gatekeeper, and thank goodness since that would also be pretty time-consuming and overwhelming. "I just can't keep up with every single experience that wants IN!"  So I'm left with saying "yes" to all of it. Life. Every experience in life. Setbacks, comebacks, gains, losses, highs, lows, happiness, sadness, failures, opportunities--   Yes. Yes. Yes. And yes. Life happens for us. The more we let...

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