I Am I Will

21 Oct

So many of us feel like we are living in the almost dark of a very troubling
time. Our earth home suffers from our blatant abuse, creature-residents
living on the earth with us feel the anguish of climate contradictions,
disease forces us to wear unnatural face covers that protect but also
rob me of my image in the world. There are thirteen more bitter, name-calling days until election or explosion.

And yet.

I will not walk through these days with my head down, my vision
narrowed. I will look for beauty that surrounds me. I will be
intentional. I will not be robbed by fear. I am determined to
see. I will lift my head and look for the good, not the grotesque.
And when I look, I will see. There she is. Shadowed, silent.
Waiting to see what I will do. Delight or destroy. My choice.

I choose.

I will greet this new day with a prayer and a promise:
I am and I will.

2 Responses to “I Am I Will”

  1. Rob Smolund October 21, 2020 at 7:17 am #

    Love the line “I will not be robbed by fear”

    • AZWriter October 21, 2020 at 7:52 am #

      Good morning, friend. Fear can cripple, can’t it. To give in to it is to surrender your humanity…that cost is too high. Great day to you and J.

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