Welcome to Following the Whispers blog
Thank you so much for taking the time to visit. Hope you enjoy your stay. I blog here whenever I feel the need. This blog was created at the time my memoir came out, in February, 2009. Its motto was: creating a life of inner peace and self-acceptance from the depths of despair. Now, my focus is sharing this journey we call life.
“Only one thing is more frightening than speaking your truth, and that is not speaking it.” Naomi Wolf
“We are called human beings, not human doings.” Wes Nisker, Buddhist teacher
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs…(And) if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly.” Theodore Roosevelt
Thursday, April 15, 2010
Take the Action and Let Go of the Results
Incredibly frustrated, angry and feeling quite helpless, I finally let go of the results. It's not the only thing that's been frustrtating me. We have an ongoing discussion going on about whether to stay in our current house or try to find a different one that better suits our needs. It's complicated and involves when hubby retires and whether to incur additional mortgage expenses at this point in our lives. And my writing has just not been happening, although I do think I'm moving along in the process.
No sooner did I let go and felt that deep inner sigh that comes when you do that, then what the technician was doing began to work. Three hours later, the software was re-installed and working. Yahoo!!!!
My very valuable lesson, with this and everything else in my life, is to continue to strive to detach from the outcome of whatever it is I'm dealing with. Easier said than done, I admit. But oh, the inner peace that comes as a result.
What are you holding onto?