Thursday, 22 May 2014

I believe in tomorrow

Hello dear blog.  Nice to chat with you again.  So it is just you and me again tonight on this cold, wet night here in old Melbourne town.  I turn to you again, dear blog, for a way to clear my mind, to have some relaxation and to enjoy myself a little bit.  It has been a rough couple of weeks for my family and I and we have had some major hurdles to jump.  We have battled injury, illness, the loss of a family pet who had been with us for a very long time and all of this has knocked me around a lot.  We are doing our best to get over these obstacles because we are 'doers' and don't give up too easily.  As I think about all of this, I put it all into perspective and realise that all of these things are just 'normal life pressures' and we will be OK.  I am sure of this because I believe in tomorrow.
I believe in tomorrow because I have been given the gift of life and I have given the gift of life.  Yes, dear blog, it is as simple as that.  I am here, I am alive, living and breathing.  So far, my life as been what an old friend once told me as 'charmed' and when I consider this, I know he is right.  I live well and am proud of my upbringing, the lessons I was taught as a child and how I choose to live my life today.  I am in a loving relationship, have a roof over my head, clothes on my back and food in my stomach.  My parents gave me the gift of life and I am doing my best to live this life of mine well.  I have also given the gift of life, 3 times in fact.  I have produced 3 healthy and adorable children and for that, I will always be in awe and fascinated by their beauty.  My husband and I are parents and we have created our own little family, we have given life and for that I will be forever grateful.  For after all, life is a precious gift and one that has so many opportunities and possibilities...............so that is why I believe in tomorrow.
I believe in tomorrow because I am loved and love to love.  There's that word again, love.  It is a powerful word and one that should be respected.  I have been so very fortunate to have met many amazing people in my life, most of whom I call friends.  My friends and I have an unspoken respect for one another, we know who we are and look after one another.  I have a spectacular family that is made up of many people, some from 'my side' and others from 'my husband's side'.  I have children of my own who make up my direct family unit and I work tirelessly each and every day to nurture and protect them.  Put all of these people together and there is no doubt in my mind that I am loved very much and I love to love these people back very much................so that is why I believe in tomorrow.
I believe in tomorrow because I create.  I create art  and positivity in  many forms.  I paint and I write and for me, these are time pieces that will out live me and serve as a testimony to me and who I am, a testimony to what makes me tick.  I enjoy that concept, I enjoy leaving a mark in this world that no one can take away from me.  I create a warm and nurturing environment for my family.  I create wonderful memories for myself and those in my life as we enjoy good times together.  I create happiness with my infectious outlook on life as I help people in many ways.  I create beauty in my environment and I cherish my home that I often refer to as 'my sanctuary'.  Yes dear blog, I create many things as I travel through my life............so that is why I believe in tomorrow.
I believe in tomorrow because I plant a garden.  Now this is a funny one, but an important one never the less.  I take much pride and pleasure in looking after my garden.  I grow trees, flowers, shrubs, vegetables and fruit.  I look after my garden with much care and I love to watch things grow.  I like to plant things and wait for time to pass and see what they become.  I like to see plant life grow from seed to mature into a lush and green garden.  You can't plant and care for nature, namely a garden, without believing in tomorrow to see it come to fruition.......a very simple concept but an important one.........so that is why I believe in tomorrow.
I believe in tomorrow because tomorrow is a new day.  Sometimes it all seems too much and I wonder how I will ever survive.  But I always remember that nothing stays the same forever and a new day brings a new dawn, new challenges, new possibilities and maybe even a new approach to an old problem or situation.  A new day means I can start all over again and a new day means that I am still here.  I may be another day older, but I am also just that bit wiser too.  A new day is a chance to wipe the slate clean, take another look around and thank my lucky stars that all is pretty sweet really.........so that is why I believe in tomorrow.
Well dear blog, we have done it again.  We have managed to work things through together, get back to basics, get back in touch with reality and get that good vibe happening again.  For my treasured readers, maybe we have helped them too in some small way by saying it how it is, calling a spade a spade and reminding us all of some simple parts of life as we walk on the sunny side of the street.  To my valued readers, I write, you read and together we face another day..........in eager anticipation for tomorrow because that is what we believe in :) xxx