These should really be called Word of the Whenever I Feel Like It, but WWIFLI is not a very good acronym because it sounds like airplane Internet access. (Hmmm….. maybe I should be trademarking that.) Anyway, I’m back and thinking about recent life challenges. As you all know, my father passed away on March 8. But, this isn’t really about that, or just about that, or maybe it’s all about that? My WOW is
I see them everywhere right now. They are in the path of so many people that I cherish in my life. Just off the top of my head, my near and dear ones are facing: a significant medical obstacle, a real estate obstacle, professional obstacles, spiritual obstacles, growth and change obstacles, financial obstacles, and then there is this one, too:
I REALLY want to get to my coffee, but there is a dog in my way. He alternately chases squirrels and sits on me all day. That’s not such a bad obstacle for me, now that I think about it, because I WILL get to that foamy delight and he will NEVER catch a squirrel. But, he’ll keep trying. Every. Damn. Day. And he will do it with enthusiasm, delight, and conviction, terrorizing birds along the way just for the fun of it. Now there is my living, breathing, wriggling, loving lesson on how to handle obstacles.