First, a quick show announcement: If you have friends who live in Minneapolis, please invite them to my official CD release show on March 29th! Here's the Evite. If you do invite a bunch of folks, please email me and tell me about it. I'd like to thank you personally!
Now, onto the ramblings. I've been thinking about stars lately, and I've been trying to write a song about how we are all made of star stuff... star stuffing! ha ha ha! :)
So imagine my surprise when I was sitting at our local Unitarian Universalist church yesterday morning and Justin our minister was talking about stardust!
I'm so glad we happened to be there yesterday. Now that I think on it, we've only gone two other times since Ruby was born! I’ve been wanting to go back there for a while, and yet we often end up just lounging around on Sunday morning.
Back to the point of this story.... The talk was “cracking up, cracking open”. And when he go to the part about us all having a bit of stardust in us, I realized something. Longtime readers of my newsletter will say, 'Ellis, you've realized this before'... but I keep forgetting!
I remembered yesterday that everything I struggle with and juggle and try to manage is the stuff of my life. None of it is a problem, it’s actually what makes my life bright and full and shiny. I often have this thought that if I could just clear away the obstacles, which are constantly changing, then I would run like the wind, so to speak.. happy and free.. laughing and dancing... totally fulfilled and alive. And to-do list totally completed.
The truth is there are so many of those moments (well, minus the completed to-do list!) It was wonderful to remember that! Wow there is so much to celebrate. What are you celebrating? I'd love to hear from you.
sending so much peace, love and music,