What is your favorite quote or saying? I love inspirational quotes, and even have a few Pinterest Boards that I share them on. It is challenging to choose just one; however, this quote by Walt Disney resonated with me during normal life, but especially now at this time. He was quoted as saying, “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” I am aware of what is going on in the world. I read articles, I listen to the news, and I look at the number of cases and the deaths each night. I even know people who have personally lost a family member and a friend to covid-19 so I am realistic. I am staying busy writing and reading a lot. In addition, I walk daily even if I have to walk in circles inside the house. I live with my mother so although I worry about her getting sick, I am grateful that I am not alone. I realized though that I have not cried over what is happening in the world yet. Anyone who knows me probably thought that I cry myself to sleep nightly since I am such a sensitive and emotional person. I have asked myself if should I worry that I have not cried? I think that like Walt Disney’s quote I know that life is complex, and I also know that I can’t give to others from an empty well, which is what I want to do during this time. It is important to keep my well full and maybe it is filled with good things like love, positivity, gratitude and hope that there is just not enough room for tears. Maybe one day the tears will flow, but for today where there is fear, I want to be filled with hope. Where there is uncertainty, I want to be filled with trust. Where there is anxiety, I want to be filled with peace. Where there is lacking, I want to be filled with gratitude.Where there is darkness, I want to be filled with light so that I can be a light to others in this darkness to encourage and to offer hope.
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