QUOTE;” What thought can destroy your peaceful day? What do you do to make your life more peaceful?”
FOR YEARS & YEARS & YEARS & YEARS– GARY & I WERE THE CAREGIVERS TO FAMILY WHO WERE NOT KIND TO US– TO PUT IT MILDLY!!!!!!!! MY OWN MOTHER WOULD PUT ON MORE PERFUME THE DAY I HAD TO TAKE HER TO THE DOCTOR–ETC-ETC- KNOWING FULL WELL HOW SICK IT WOULD MAKE ME– ETC- ETC- ETC– & GARY’S ADOPTIVE MOTHER WAS CRUEL & MEAN & HATEFUL TO US ALSO–BUT WE CARED FOR HER– JUST MANY MANY MANY MANY THINGS– OF CARING FOR DIFFERENT FAMILY MEMBERS –NO ONE ELSE WOULD– & BEING BEAT UP FOR DOING SO– & THEN OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS GETTING ALL THE REWARDS FOR THE WORK WE DID!! OUR GREATEST PEACE CAME FROM MOVING AWAY FROM ALL THE HATEFULNESS & DRAMA & GOSSIP & CONTEMPT & PRAYING FOR THEM– BUT THEM NO LONGER BEING A PART OF OUR LIVES– LIFE CAN BE WONDERFUL– WHEN YOU REMOVE YOUR SELF FROM ABUSE & HATE!!!
I sometimes question why I read my horoscope. In truth, I forget what I’ve read a few minutes later. Today’s though stood out. I read two different ones and both talked about anger, temper, resentment. I also watched an episode of Kitchen Nightmares. A family spent a whole lot of time angry with tempers flaring and a whole lot of resentment stewing. Later in the show one of the owners actually told the others that she was proud of them. What a difference. The way they interacted changed significantly. Until of course, some of them slipped back into to their critical ways.
For the few moments, on the show when they all worked as a perfect team — one wonders why with that level of peace would they ever revert back to the yelling and anger? I have in the last few years had some hard lessons in how…
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