This will be my last post before the new year. But I’m not looking forward. Or even looking back. Today, and for the coming days, I want to
Be here now.
We spend so much time trying. Trying to get things done; trying to beat the clock; trying to be a great mum; trying to think up balanced meals that eveyone will eat; trying to squeeze in one more contract; trying to make this the perfect Christmas; even trying to lighten up, for goodness’ sake!
Trying is tiring.
I never thought I’d see the day when I’d quote Star Wars in all seriousness, but it’s inevitable when you live with a small boy.
“Do. Or do not. There is no try.“
Removing the trying, the striving, makes things much simpler. Choose to do – or choose not to do. There is always a choice.
For now, I choose to stop trying, and just be.