Saturday, November 26, 2011

Quiet Time

When I wake up early in the morning and have the opportunity to listen to Adele that's often when I feel the most calm and connected to everything around me. Some would call it prayer time or otherwise. That's how I find I feel I'm most connected to my Higher Power. I'm not the most fundamentalist girl. As a matter of fact, the fire and brimstone kind of preaching is a real turn off. I've spent most of my life afraid of those around me and there have been situations I wasn't sure I was going to make it out of okay but I believe in a loving Presence that can do great things.

I spent a great deal of my childhood being bullied with no one defending me. And kindness and loyalty are qualities I consider important when seeking out friendships and connections with others. But even though I don't choose to expose myself to fire and brimstone kind of preaching I do believe in the power of God and His infinite love for us.

Christmas is my favorite time of year. Not because of the presents I receive, but because of the presents I get to give. Whether they're emotional or physical I think I'm most appreciative of things that a lot of times you don't think about except for when you're struggling.

I was born with Bi-polar Disorder. And struggling with it isn't something I would wish on anyone. But there are easier days than others and while yesterday was a recovery day. I spent most of my Thanksgiving Day out and my only down time was watching Casino Royale and finally falling asleep while Quantum of Solace was on. (Thank you Syfy network).

Of course now I'm on a James Bond kick. Well, a Daniel Craig James Bond kick. It's hard to get that image of him emerging out of the water like some kind of Greek god out of my head along with that hero willing to do anything for God and Country and save the girl. Very attractive.

Well, that's it for the week if desitheblonde would contact me at I will arrange for a free copy of my ebook No Ordinary Love to be sent to you :).

1 comment:

gail roughton branan said...

I think that's a perfect description of the quiet that comes from the Higher Power, Amy. I think it's something that takes most folks a while to realize and those who do are very fortunate. Happy Holidays, darlin'!