Mercury is in Retrograde once again, and I really do not
have anything else that could break on me, so I am taking it with ease. The interesting
thing about everything breaking down on you, ei: last working computer,
refridgerater, timing belt on car, flashlights (3….really. It was not the
batteries), etc, is that by the time the 5th thing breaks, you just
For me, this has been an interesting, and humbling,
experience on not only “stuff” I have that I rely on to be happy. It has also
given me the time, and clarity, to reflect
on my life. You see, I was not distracted by computers, having to go
places, etc. I had time to think.
This time of reflection has shown me that there is a lot in
my life that distracts me (I am a like a magpie, if it glitters, I am there)
from what I really need to be doing. I have let go of some things easily, and
some with grieving, but I have let them go. The “free space” is invigorating,
and challenging at the same time.
It has taught me to ask this question before I do anything, buy
anything (to replace the old…remember, unless you have cash, you will be
reminded of your purchase every time you have to pay a bill), commit to anything,
or while I am deciding to keep/continue something. I am sharing it with you.
“Does this make me happy?”
There, simple enough.