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MISHAP OR MESSAGE?

I am in the habit of maintaining a to-do list. I don’t update it daily, although that is something I had intended to do (which is another subject altogether!). Anyway, yesterday I opened my “non-daily” to-do list on the computer. The first thing I see at the top is the date of my previous version, which was nine days ago. NINE DAYS. I couldn’t believe it! Where did the time go? I have been keeping my goals at the forefront of my mind while doing everything I can to keep things moving in the direction of my choosing. But… nine days? Seriously? Of course I didn’t have to scan it too much to see that most of the items were still outstanding. Now, the automatic response recipe usually has a healthy dose of disappointment mixed in with anxiety and more than a dash or two of self-scolding. However, I have decided that there will be no more of that recipe for me, especially since I detect a very clear pattern of creating my to-do list and continuing to carry forward the tasks – over and over again. As I have stated in my Heal For Real!™ Manifesto, “I am willing to examine the idea that everything in my life is part of my path, not an interruption.” So what I have decided to do is…