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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 9 – DAY 223 :: shine

11 Aug

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It’s Sunday night and that means Monday will happen… tomorrow. It’s on Sunday night that the blues set in for the weekend is over. So tonight, I say, shine your light. 

Trust your bright light and shine on.

Trust me!
More tomorrow.
Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 9 – DAY 220 :: trust floats

8 Aug

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It’s the height of summer here in Boston. The days are hot and the nights are long. But it won’t always be that way, as we all know, too soon the leaves will begin to fall. So I am holding onto these last weeks of brilliant beauty in the flowers all around me. The birds singing in the morning. The beach waves on the weekend. It’s all so beautiful with the filter of summer. 

And maybe it’s just the understanding that summer will not last forever that makes each day so bright. Football is already on television in the form of preseason games, but still, it is the first sign of summer’s slow down. 

So tonight I hold the beauty of summer in my heart and trust in my head there will be so many things to look forward to this fall. 

Trust me!
More tomorrow.
Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 9 – DAY 187 :: trust the small stuff

6 Jul

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This year of Trust is teaching me to trust the small stuff.

For instance, we watched Rocketman tonight at an airconditioned movie theater in order to escape the sweltering 90-degree heat. We arrived just in time to miss a massive thunderstorm that we could hear pelting the roof as we waited for the previews to begin. We made it just in time. 

Trust has a way of moving us to exactly where we are supposed to be when we are supposed to be there. If only we trust it.  

Trust is small, but the impact is big. 

Trust me!
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Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 9 – DAY 165 :: trust you have what you need

14 Jun

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Tonight’s thought on trust… from a very sleepy brain…

Trust that you already have what you need, the world is big enough for all the dreams. As big as the deep blue ocean and endless blue sky. 

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Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 9 – DAY 24 :: be like the billy goat

24 Jan


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Someone very wise recently told me to think of the billy goat. 

Because trust is like the billy goat – surefooted and confidently marching up a craggy, rocky mountainside. The billy goat doesn’t look down or examine all the potential pitfalls of their path. They move forward with swift confidence and surefooted fire.

I am trusting that this message will get to those who need it most tonight. Whatever it is in your way, or in your sights, be like the billy goat. Trust your footing, one step at a time. 

Lovemore,
Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 9 – DAY 1 :: new year, new promise

1 Jan


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It’s baaaaaaaaack!!

It’s a new year and a new day with a new promise. 2019 is the 9th year of this blogging promise and while it seems like I have already explored so many BIG issues (self-care, love, abundance, peak performance, kindness, bliss, yoga, joy….) it’s time to explore something new. 

Trust. 

As in trusting the process, trusting myself, trusting life and allowing all that is to be, well, to be. Trust is a good word. It’s a strong and serious word. 

Trust: a firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.

I’m sure trust will come with many lessons that I cannot even imagine as I sit here at the beginning of the year. It’s kind of scary, actually. You see, every time I make a promise something happens. Something big. Something I can’t quite see this early in the year but it’s out there waiting for me to walk the path and explore the possibilities.

For instance, when I made a promise not to shop I found the power of love. When I made a promise of “peak performance” I received a year of surgeries and ended up with the NIKE swoosh in a series of scars across my chest. Last year, when I made a promise for “joy” I found a new job, new city and new adventure on the east coast. I never know what will happen, but I will report back here every day.

So today, this is my report. 

As I walked into the NEW YEAR I did not expect to tumble into 2019. But I did. Right down the stairs. I have been lying down ever since with my right foot elevated, covered in ice. There were a few Advils mixed in there too. 

It was not what I had planned for my last day of vacation and first day of the year. I had lists of things to do and stuff to organize and prepare before going back to work. My foot had another idea, apparently. It wanted to be raised high in the sky atop a mountain of pillows for the entire day, pulsating, swollen and bruised. 

The swelling has gone down now that I am in my pajamas and ready for bed. While my foot is still sore I can’t help but think of the irony. Day One of this promise and I am laid up, on a bed, forced to rest. I can only TRUST that this is what my body needed today, a little R&R, a lot of sleep and a few movies to calm my nerves.

So, the first lesson of this Year of Trust is to look before you leap. And, if you tumble, be ready for a trust fall.


Here’s to trusting the adventure ahead and ALLOWING all that is ready to find me, to magically appear. (That, and a smooth path without any bumps or tumbles would be nice too!).Lovemore,
Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 330 :: joy is travel

29 Nov


{home} 

I’m saying goodbye to Canada tonight as I head home to Boston. I find great joy in travel but I also find great joy in going home sweet home. 
 

Wheels up! 

More tomorrow… 
Lovemore,
Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 303 :: joy is movie night

1 Nov


{Relax}

Tonight is movie night around here. It’s also record-playing-Alexa-playing music night too.  Music and movies bring me joy. And, tomorrow is Friday so there’s that too.  
 

Happy, happy, joy, joy!

More tomorrow… Lovemore,
Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 302 :: joy is halloween

31 Oct


{Candy}

We have candy! Happy Halloween. 

We didn’t have any trick or treaters show up but we do have a bucket full of candy. So tonight, joy is eating it while we watch Halloween inspired movies. 
 

Candy makes life more fun… and sweet. Happy Halloween!
What joy!

More tomorrow… Lovemore,
Jamie

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JAMIE’S BLOG – YEAR 8 – DAY 280 joy is double duty

15 Oct


{Dunkin’} 

Ah, Monday! You surprised me again this week. Just when I think all is well and ready to go I ended up driving through the Dunkin’ Donuts drive-through twice. I blame joy. That’s right, JOY. 

The line was very long this morning as I waited my turn to order at the drive-through. When I finally made it up to the speaker system the attendant asked if I wanted to donate to JOY. Of course, I said yes, then ordered my chai tea and pumpkin donut. When I pulled up to the window I was so overjoyed to sign my name on a little piece of JOY paper proclaiming to the world that I had given to the Joy Foundation that I drove away. Without my tea or donut.  

I made it three feet forward when I realized I had no tea in my hands but it was too late. The very long line of cars pulled forward automatically. So I was forced to line up again at the end of the line. What a way to start a Monday morning. When I finally made it back up to the window the attendant had a good laugh and my tea waiting for me too.

Apparently, joy is so wonderful, sometimes, we have to do it twice!
 
More tomorrow… Lovemore,
Jamie

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