WE ARE ALL CONNECTED

Insomnia – a wonderful opportunity to explore your mind – involuntarily.  Recently I had a bout of medication-induced insomnia and I mean crazy mental pictures, thoughts, ideas, etc that just kept popping up.  As others have since suggested, I too read, sketched, watched TV, prayed, meditated, visualized my peaceful place, wrote and got on the internet in the wee hours of the morning.  I wanted to sleep and felt exhausted physically (except for occasional muscle twitches) but my mind would have nothing to do with that nighttime reward for a busy, productive day – sleep.

The interesting thing about it was that after I posted my experience, I received so many encouraging, heart-felt sympathetic comments, as personal stories were shared by those who have “been there, done that.”  To those who suffer regularly with insomnia, my deepest regards and prayers for a good sleep.  The facebook responses also confirmed that we are all connected through our shared experiences, feelings, emotions and desires.

Recently I rented a DVD called “I AM”.  It was directed by the guy who typically directs comedies.  After suffering injury in an accident, he went through a period of transformation/conversion and decided to make this film.  I highly recommend it for everyone.  It is a documentary involving many illuminaries in the fields of theology, science, philosophy etc.  We are all connected – every living thing throughout history and the resulting scientific findings, and spiritual perspectives support this.  It is a profound film which the entire family could watch.  The recommendation of this film is my gift to you for the new year.

P.S.  I stopped taking the prednisone and had a wonderful night’s sleep.  I wish the same for all of you.  Peace, Joy and Love in 2013 and beyond.  Nancy

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About doctoraquarius

As long as I can remember I have written - poems, observations, stories. Then graduate school, marriage, raising a family, and work occupied my life 100% of the time, and my writing for pleasure took a back seat. I'm back. Retirement from my professional life as a school psychologist, grown children, and an empty nest have freed me to follow my passion. My wonderful husband of nearly 40 years encourages me and my God sustains me.
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