Delight

 

My word for 2014 is "enough." And I am learning to trust in abundance and not give place for belief in scarcity. (Meet the scarcity hunter, my friend Abby Norman. Sign up for her newsletter!) My friends are helping me reframe the way I see life. I am an eager student. While I still struggle with "enough" I am learning to be at peace in the suspension of not having it all figured out. Because trying to figure it all out will just make you crazy. Instead, I have been given the gift of a spirit of exploration.

Another dear friend, Jennifer Upton, has taught me to go on adventures with my camera lens. She has been highly instrumental in helping me reframe life in a positive way. She has shown me how to search for hidden treasures. (Check out the #storygrams hashtag on Instagram for some examples.) Now that is a gift.

I have been getting some signals from the world of imagery and words already. It might be too soon to tell, but one of my core desired feelings is to be delighted. And the word "delight" keeps popping up in unexpected places. The muse is giving me an almighty nudge. You can bet I am paying attention. I cannot help but smile, and maybe even laugh, at how right this word is beginning to feel. The anticipation is building. I think my "enough" has evolved to "abundance" and really "delight" is the next step, if you ask me. What do you think?

I do most sincerely wish you all a delightful day. Your challenge: Make time for a treasure hunt. Find one beautiful thing and gaze intently at it today. Let the healing flow. Beauty soothes and saves. May you find your peace.

I bought these carnations on Saturday because they delighted me. They are still in good shape on this Thursday afternoon. The scent is a subtle and soothing fragrance, filling my home. I love it.

I bought these carnations on Saturday because they delighted me. They are still in good shape on this Thursday afternoon. The scent is a subtle and soothing fragrance, filling my home. I love it.


 
Jamie Bagley