I am grateful for the helpers we have had the last two weeks – Valerie and Tristan – a French couple joining us for a bit, courtesy of HelpX – and progressing jobs very nicely J.
As always, I am grateful that I can go for a walk and enjoy the beauty that is our world. Very grateful for the comic relief too of a waddling swan bottom as it fed from the bottom of the lake J.
And very, very humbled and grateful for the blogs that have crossed my path the last couple of weeks – two in particular have given me plenty of thought and some answers to my current “living sustainably” questions – you might like these: Artist as Family and Revolution from Home.
This post spoke to me today – it is not our place to change the world, but we must change ourselves, right where we are.
ETA - Edited to add – I forgot – between the important (to me) thought
I had ‘composing’ this blog post on my morning walk, and the late afternoon when
I actually typed it up – Revolution from
Home’s blogging about her family living overseas – brought me to think
about how our family would go if we moved overseas – and I thought – we would
just get by on the minimal of possessions, as the move would be temporary. Then it hit me – wherever we are, wherever we
live – is temporary! So why do we fill
our lives with possessions that are more than we need to survive – and survive