I was recently on a Zoom call and someone asked the question, “What are the blessings you’ve received from the coronavirus?” Honestly, the question took me aback, because there’s been so much focus on the negative. Even though I don’t feel like I’ve personally lived in the negativity, I wasn’t prepared to list my blessings. After taking some time to reflect, here’s a few things I’m grateful for:
- Playing my pedal harp to “send out” peace and calm energetically every day.
- A deeper connection/relationship with my friends and support system.
- Easing up on Mother Earth (reduced pollution, cleaner waters, less frenetic busy-ness, etc.)
- Daily walks in nature and breathing in fresh air. (I’m also so glad the pandemic “hit” in mid-March vs. mid-January in Minnesota!)
- Connecting daily with people I had lost touch with or hadn’t connected with for a long time.
- Meditating daily to help fill “the field” with love and peace.
- Cleaning. Cleaning. Cleaning. My house feels lighter and more organized, and I love this feeling!
- Working with my harp therapy students. As we have connected each week, we spend the first few minutes of each lesson processing our CoVid experiences, as well as mutually supporting each other.
- Working on a couple exciting, new creative projects!
- Time to enhance and deepen my self-care practice.
I could go on … I’m amazed at how long the list already is! What’s on your list of CoVid blessings? As we “hold space” for the struggles and pain of CoVid, we can also be grateful. I invite you to reflect on your CoVid blessings (if you haven’t already done so)…