July 17 – The way of the leaf down the stream, and redacted…
It’s amazing how quickly a day can change.
This morning I was planning to drive across country. Tonight I am going to fly across country instead.
I was going to pull a trailer, now it seems we are going to rent a truck.
It was get out of town ASAP, now it’s wait until Tuesday.
It makes me think:
I keep on moving forward, driven by a POWERFUL force, but the exact route is a mystery.
And I was reminded:
“Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear?” ― Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
I am just going say two things about my night:
2) I got to hug a friend who I had a quarrel with. It was a sweet moment. And I see it as ground to move away from our quarrel.