The weather isn't the only thing that shifts quickly. Over the last month I have seen all kinds of shifts from my workload to activities available and so on. Though I will admit a lot of those shifts have been directly related to covid-exposure levels in my area.
Then other things seem to linger and stall and not shift as quickly as we would like...uhem, Covid!
It is easy to wish away a pandemic but there are plenty of things in life that we want to shift and yet seem to not turn around as easily as other things. I, for one, believe there is often more lessons to be learned from it if it isn't shifting. Not finding your dream job? Maybe there is more to learn first. Maybe there is a shift needing made in your belief system or motivation. Wanting to make a personal change but feeling stalled? Look for some signs, some symbolism, or something that helps point where you may need to strengthen your efforts. I believe this. It doesn't make it easy but it keeps me motivated on the path forward. And yes, this includes the pandemic. What else can we learn about respecting each other and looking out for each other?
I'm grateful for things that shift easily. I'm grateful for the changes that happen because the time is right. I'm grateful for the subtle shifts within a big change that give me the satisfaction of moving a little forward. I'm grateful to look for symbolism. I'm grateful to see all the ways we have grown and changed in positive ways from this pandemic. I'm grateful to believe it will end and keep my eyes on the lessons along the way. I'm grateful for the day this becomes a lesson learned and we move forward, hopefully hand in hand with each other. I'm grateful to be learning so much about tolerance, respect, and acceptance.
What shifts are happening quickly for you? Which shifts may be trying to teach you a little more? How can we shift this pandemic by opening our hearts and minds, respectfully, to one another?
May we persist at the shifts we need in our lives and may change happen when the time is right. Have a beautiful day!