About two weeks ago I wondered: where in the world is that heart?
Did I give it away to someone?
Who would that have been?
The rolodex of the mind clicked through every possible person. Was it you, you or you?
Where is the missing heart?
The missing heart is light green.
It was a gift from someone maybe twenty years ago. I am sorry I don’t remember who. Was it you, you or you? If so, please accept sincere apologies for not remembering.
It is a most lovely rock heart! It fits in the palm of your hand.
It creates flutters of happiness in the corners of your “real” heart.
Its picture has been featured several times in this blog.
Oh heart, where are you?
I sighed two weeks ago and bid it a fond farewell. Whoever has the heart–may it bring you pleasure and peace. Enjoy! There must have been some reason I gave it to you, you or you. Some need or prayer burrowing in your heart needed a light green rock-heart for healing.
Two days ago I tackled the first closet in a pre-Christmas cleaning and decluttering spiritual spree. Click this link if you can’t figure out why cleaning might be spiritual. Energy zipped through this system as I cleaned and tossed and recycled. Christmas music jammed through computer speakers. One hour later the closet was mostly done–shiny and new! (You may not be able to tell by looking at photo, but take my word for it.)
I reached into the last messy basket and discovered–nestled amidst red and white dice–the missing light green heart.
Oh, be still my heart! There you are. Found, found, found in the bottom of a basket in a now-clean closet. You’re still here. You haven’t flown from our little house in the woods–yet.
Today I am placing the found heart in the clay God pot that contains your names & prayers. The found green rock-heart shall sit atop you all and bless you on this day and into the morrow and the next morrow and the next.
May we all keep finding our lost hearts. How are all your hearts doing today?
Day 36 of a seventy-five day journey to connect more deeply with God, Spirit, Holy, Love…to explore “What the Heart Knows” during the waning days of 2020.
I LOVE THIS – the photos – the atmosphere – I want to be you and have those experiences 🙂 ♥
Oh Leelah, sometimes I want to be you, too. *grin* So glad you loved this!
Oh, delightful!! Another great reason to clean and declutter … the possibility of found treasures. What a sweet heart; love the color. Love knowing it’s sitting atop our names, radiating all things Holy. And your closet looks fantastic! “May we all keep finding our lost hearts.” Beautiful.
G’morning, my friend! Who knew that we might have buried treasure awaiting us in our cleaning? Not me! Thanks for your compliment about my closet…a certain loved one/reader said you couldn’t tell any difference. Shaking this head in indignation. 🙂
Thought-provoking as always. Perhaps the missing heart is buried in our selfish, short-sided view of everyday life.
I like the way you think, Frank. And agree with you!
A found heart is a precious thing indeed, Kathy. May it live happily in its new location. My heart has been feeling quite content lately.
Barb, I am so very glad to hear that. Content is wonderful, especially these days… wondering if winter is bearing down on you out there in Colorado.
My heart is taking a break from turmoil.
May your heart rest and recharge, dear Sarah. ((hugs))
Such a serendipitous find, Kathy! Glad you found what was lost … and hope you’ve placed it where it won’t get re-lost!
Now Debbie–you’ve hit on a key point. Maybe sometimes we lost things to re-realize their value. I remember the value of the heart now and will keep better track of her. Thinking maybe I put here in the closet last Christmas when putting up Christmas decorations. Maybe?
I’m so happy you found it, just when you felt it was lost. I think our hearts are neer trulylost, just sometimes mixed up a bit.
Dawn, that is so wise and true. Our hearts are never really lost–perhaps we’ve just misplaced what’s important at times. Thank you!
I am so happy you found your heart. It’s funny how much comfort a little thing can give us. XOXO
Stacy, I am not usually a thing-type of girl, but that heart means something to me. It is comforting and beautiful and oh-so solid. Thank you. ❤
I get really attached to sentimental things.
I love your words, the waning days of 2020! These days are perfect for decluttering and moving things along that no longer serve us…I’m so glad you found that beautiful heart…I find mine in beloved books, candlelight and endless cups of tea.
Anotehuguette, Thank you so much. I am glad you enjoyed this…and that you shared your own heart’s love. Sipping an endless cup of tea now. ❤
Isn’t it a soothing practice? X
It just like you to not complain or burden us about the loss of your precious little heart until there was a happy ending to the story to write.
John, I couldn’t complain–I thought I had given it away! And wouldn’t it have been awful if the person whom I’d given it to had read of a complaint? Oh what a mess that would have been!
Kathy, so glad you found your heart! It looks like green fluorite, which has great healing qualities: Can help clear negative energy from a room. Good for intestinal issue, etc. Emotional/spiritual good for cleansing the chakras, helps with mild upsets. Stone of Heart Chakra.
So now you know… you have another tool to work with while pursuing Holy.
There is some moments that I think my own heart has been buried in a messy closet somewhere. Only glimmers of light get in when someone opens that door yet doesn’t search for the heart that is missing!
Love to hear about all those healing qualities of that little heart. Thank you for sharing them. Off to cleaning your messy closets, Jeff. You never know–you may find your buried heart! (Although I see your heart daily, so it’s only playing hide-n-seek with you.)
How wonderful you found your missing heart! And such a lovely and loving new home it has too. ❤
Sending blessings to you on this day and into the morrow and the next morrow and the next also … 🙂
And into the morrows to you, too, Joanne! (No one says the word morrow any more, do they? We shall have to resurrect it. *smile*)
Definitely a word worthy of resurrection. I think it sounds very poetic. 🙂
Beautiful, Kathy. Simply beautiful. ❤
Thanks so much, Robin! ❤
So happy you found your missing heart. 🙂 It seems like I keep finding things I forgot I had these days, usually when looking for something else. Well done on the closet! The shape of the door and the surround are very unique. Did you design it yourself?
Thanks, Barbara. Yes, Barry designed and built it. He was trying to make lots of curves and circular patterns in the house. The closet and our daughter’s bedroom door both match. Thanks for noticing.
I used to have a green heart necklace similar to your rock. I’ve no idea where it went. Maybe it’s time for me to clean out my closet… and jewelry box.
Let me know if you find it, Ally Bean!
Your words put a smile on my face today.
Thank you for saying so, Sherry. ❤
Pretty heart. It looks like Jade. Letting go sometimes brings unexpected, welcome surprises.
Maybe it’s jade, Lori. Someone else suggested fluorite. I have no idea. But this was fun to find it again so unexpectedly!
Soo delighted you found your heart again! 😀 What a magical joyful discovery!
Twas a fun cleaning journey, Reggie. 🙂