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The Certainty of Uncertainty
(Gratitude In An Ever-Shifting World)
I know one thing for certain… nothing is certain. - Maureen
Have you ever considered that for even the most minuscule parts of our day to unfold, everything must align? Maybe this is really most apparent when something unexpected occurs.
This message was brought home to me in a big way last week when I experienced an 'unexpected' collision. A gentleman at a stop sign proceeded to accelerate just as I was about to turn into the parking lot where he was situated.
There was that momentary "OH SHOOT!" (Well maybe I said something a little more expressive), as I realized he was headed my way and I could do nothing to prevent it. And so, the driver side of my car was rammed - no injury - just the hassle of what follows an accident (police reports, insurance claims, etc.)
That night as I was pondering the incident, I had that 'a-ha' moment - how EVERYTHING indeed had to align for this to occur. I had taught yoga that morning, had coffee with friends, and was heading to shop. WHAT IF I hadn't stopped to use the restroom? WHAT IF I had chatted just a minute longer (or even 15 seconds)? WHAT IF he had taken a different exit from the parking lot? ALL of this had to align in order for us to 'meet'. Mere seconds might have prevented it. But it was - as cliché as this sounds - 'meant to be.' And what else occurred to me, and this could perhaps be a reason WHY it happened, just maybe it prevented one of us from experiencing something far more tragic or set us up for something far more wonderful. If we hadn't been delayed, who knows what direction the rest of not only our day but perhaps our lives would have meandered? Sometimes looking at a bigger picture can bring those not-so-welcome transactions more into perspective.
So yes, even minuscule events can indeed change the course of our lives. And this, I believe, adds to the mystery of the whole adventure.
I write this on Thanksgiving day 2016. In homage to this, may we find gratitude in the most mundane, as well as the most glorious episodes of our lives.
AFFIRMATION: Grateful for each unfolding moment, I am peace.
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