2018 Week18-Amazing

Weeks are blowing by like days, months like weeks, and years… well, I think you get the picture.

Ironically, I remember blogging about this exact phenomenon in one of my first blogs…BUT I remember then of being in/of the mindset of wasting my life away… trapped in a life that didn’t have a plan… or even a light at the end of the tunnel.  I was turning into that old crabby guy, looking for all that was wrong… YIKES!!!

“Emerson loved the good, and his life was a symphony of peace and harmony.  Carlyle hated the bad, and his life was a record of perpetual discord and inharmony.”  I choose to love the good and let the bad atrophy.

As my vehicle started decreasing speed and my check engine light started flashing at me on the highway in the middle of the bridge in Burlington, VT, an hour away from home at 11:30 in the middle of the night, I found myself smiling and starting to laugh.  Whaaaaaat?  What’s so awesome about me now that a situation like this, that I probably would have punched a window out in the past, brings a smile and laughs from me now???  While I cannot control WHAT happens to me… I can control HOW I respond!!!

I was also coming from an amazing weekend with my family.  We all met in NH for our annual Deli-night and this year brought about an amazing little… naaaaw….gonna call it an amazing huge miracle… my father was able to relive a little bit of his past history, performing on stage in front of his whole family!!!  I’m posting here to 1) share it with you and 2) have it always available to me to watch.

I am so grateful for my new life and for being able to learn how to make myself happy.

I Believe

12 thoughts on “2018 Week18-Amazing”

  1. Wonderful blog!!! Thank you for sharing the video of your father’s wonderful performance. How fun for him!!! It is amazing how we now choose to handle things in a positive manner vs. our old choices. Blessings on this transforming journey!!!

    1. Thank you Louise. He eats that stuff right up!!! Yes…I don’t know if it will ever stop amazing me the difference in us between knowing and not. Grateful to be on this journey with you. Thanks for your kind words.

  2. Awesome Rip!!! Great video, Great Times and truly a Great Blog !! It is wonderful that you are so grateful for your new life and for being able to make yourself happy. XO

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