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 am learning the way of the leaf down the stream.
I keep on moving forward, driven by a POWERFUL force, but the exact route is a mystery.
It is all working out, in the most brilliant of ways. But no where near my “plan”.


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.



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