Today is the last day of my 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.
Wow! What a ride it’s been. I can’t believe we’re at our destination. The train has chugged up to the station. The airplane has landed. Our hike through the woods is over.
Bye, 2020. Namaste. I bow to you. I thank you for everything you’ve given. For all that’s been given–both wonderful and challenging–I put my hands to my heart and say, “Thank you, Spirit, for another year of life.”
This daily blogging commitment has filled my being with a sense of purpose. Something dedicated and fierce and soft to share each day. To open the heart with as much vulnerability as possible. It’s been a pleasure to show you a deeper slice of Kathy, shining a flashlight on what matters to me.
I have often shared just surface impressions during the last twelve years of blogging on WordPress. It’s often been a place to relax, to goof around. To just have fun. (Although, jeez, spirituality did make appearances because the Holy just can’t help herself, can she?) These seventy five days it’s felt like stripping away some of the mask to reveal what lies beneath.
I have spent much of my life exploring my relationship with the Holy. It informs every day, every month, every year–even when things get tough and it feels like it’s not. It’s what matters.
I don’t talk about spirituality a lot to most people. Only to a core group of friends who care. Many folks aren’t just set up this way. They’re not interested in deeply exploring their relationship with God. They’re some of my best friends and family members, too.
Those of you who have read, liked, commented, engaged–wow. You guys are the best. This heart has swelled over and over again to read your own insights, your journeys, your love, your support, your expression, your being.
I think this has been one of my biggest insights of this blogging commitment–how cool and amazing my friends and readers are. How much you mean. So THANK YOU–all of you–for your Presence. Some of you have even paused here every single day. I am crying a little now. Thank you, thank you, and thank you again.
Finally–to the Holy, the Heart, Spirit–you are the rock that holds it all up. You are the gentle pond both inside and out. You are guide, pilot, leader. You aren’t separate by one iota: you surround and encompass and engage. You’re One light shining through everything. I thank you for always being here. I thank you for being the center of this life. You give meaning to it all through your silent yet ever-present love.
This is What the Heart Knows.
May 2021 bring us closer to realizing what our hearts already know. I pray hundreds of blessings for you, even during heartache or sorrow. May we keep opening to love. Namaste once again.
Please feel free to share what your heart really knows right now. What you’ve learned in 2020. Where you’re setting your compass for as the new year dawns.
And don’t worry–we’ll talk again in January, 2021, although who knows about what!!