You’re Having A Perfect Day

today is perfect, unique day, gratitude reasons,

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A hundred million babies are being soothed in loving arms, lulled to sleep by songs in every language. Some of those gently nurtured babies will grow up to change our lives in ways too marvelous to imagine.

children change the world, imagine future,

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Today Muslims pray, “Praise be to the Lord of the Universe who has created us and made us into tribes and nations. That we may know each other, not that we may despise each other.” Cloistered nuns petition God that our world be blessed with the wine of Christ’s love and peace. Tibetan Buddhists practice tonglen, breathing in the suffering of others and breathing out happiness for all beings.  Individuals meditate, chant, pray, or contemplate nature while sending light to each soul on earth. People of all faiths dance and sing in Dances of Universal Peace.

Right now, artists are creating something that never before existed. Their medium may be cake batter, dance steps, paint, tiny gems, huge beams, words, reclaimed trash, wool, glass, musical notes, or curved light. They bring vision into reality. The way they see transforms the way we see.

art, vision into reality, art shapes world,

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Right now people in crisis are rising up, acting out of deep regard for one another in an ongoing testament to the compassion that defines us. Every second millions of people are selflessly working around the world to advance ecological sustainability, economic justice, human rights, political accountability, and peace. Untold ordinary acts of kindness hold us together as we nurture the youngest and tend to the oldest, share with those in need, and weave the web of mutuality that holds us together.

reasons for gratitude, inspiration, appreciate today,

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Right now people assumed to be dead are reviving, changed forever after by a near-death experience.  They reawaken to a life less focused on material success or narrow beliefs, and instead emphasize love, curiosity, and awe.

living in awe, it's all love,

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Right now you are fueled by a perfect circle: sunlight, soil, and the seed’s mysterious will. At this moment your extraordinary body is replacing millions of cells, pumping quarts of blood, actively defending your immunity, releasing precisely timed hormones and enzymes, operating on rhythms well beyond your perceptions.

perfect body, how body works,

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Today in an unimaginably vast universe, clouds of interstellar dust reflect the light of nearby stars. We are made of elements forged inside of stars that died out long before our own solar system emerged.

we are made of stars, perfect day,

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Each of us is unique, yet we are one being.

What an amazing day.

About Laura Grace Weldon

Laura Grace Weldon is a writer and editor, perhaps due to an English professor's scathing denunciation of her writing as "curious verbiage." She's the author of "Free Range Learning," a handbook of natural learning and "Tending," a poetry collection. (lauragraceweldon.com) She's working on her next book, "Subversive Cooking" (subversivecooking.com). She lives on Bit of Earth Farm where she is a barely useful farm wench. Although she has deadlines to meet she often wanders from the computer to preach hope, snort with laughter, cook subversively, talk to chickens and cows, discuss life’s deeper meaning with her surprisingly tolerant offspring, sing to bees, hide in books, walk dogs, concoct tinctures, watch foreign films, and make messy art.
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12 Responses to You’re Having A Perfect Day

  1. debra says:

    Beautiful piece, Laura. Right now.

  2. Thank you so much for this reminder. All morning long I’ve been trying to stay focused on the presence of amazing goodness. Our car was broken into last night with a number of things stolen – it was well stocked cuz we’re on big (several months long) road trip. So all morning I’ve been focusing on gratitude and the abundance of good for everyone – even the person who took our stuff. It was a treat to get to read this…it’s nice to have reminders of the largeness of love!

    • Oh I’m sorry about your stolen stuff. I try to focus on gratitude too, but I’ve come to truly believe we have to feel what we feel. (Cause for me, all sweetness and light can’t hide the shadows.) So rant a little about that theft. Kick the curb. Say a few creative curses. Let yourself feel pissy about how this will impact your trip and your wallet. Then you’ll have a little more genuinely open space to fill with trust that all is as it should be, that goodness is your path, and that whoever nabbed your stuff is also a light being.
      Not that you asked for my opinion!

  3. Writing about dancing: today is Simcha Torah. We dance with the Torah to show our love for the wisdom we received from on high.

  4. Thank you for this, Laura, on a day I question my place in all of this. You remind me that my doubt will pass and that I am One with All That Is. So glad you are here too!

  5. It’s always good to be reminded, thanks Laura.

  6. Andrea says:

    Lovely – thank you !

  7. Lovely. Thank you, Laura :)

  8. Wow! What a great way to put everything in perspective. Thank you!

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