Posts Tagged ‘sacred moments’

Be Proactive—Create Your Own Sacred Moments!

August 3, 2008
My little bear cub

My little bear cub

News flash: You don’t have to wait for sacred moments to come to you. Create your own by listening to your heart. Years ago, when my daughter was young, I’d stand in the doorway to her bedroom, watching her sleep. I’d close my eyes and imagine she was eighteen, pulling out of the driveway, headed for college. As I watched her wave and drive off, I’d pray with all my heart that I could turn back time and spend just five more minutes with her when she was a wee bairn. Then I’d open my eyes and there she was, still my little girl! And we didn’t have just five minutes, we had years! I practiced this “imagine the future” exercise well into her teenage years. Regularly reminding myself that her adulthood was fast approaching helped me cherish every minute we had together. Erin is now (more…)