Reflections of My Life

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Yesterday was a good day. It seemed different somehow, one of those days when everything goes right. The traffic lights were all on green, other drivers gave way to me, and people in general were helpful and friendly. One particular moment stands out in my memory: as I came out of a shop in the precinct, a kind man in workman’s clothes held the door open for me. He smiled the most beautiful smile, so warm, and his eyes spoke volumes. I smiled back as I thanked him. “My pleasure” he replied. In that moment I felt touched by the Divine, as if it was God smiling at me.  I felt as though I was walking on air for the rest of the day.

This morning it struck me anew that changing the world begins on a personal level, with us as individuals.  All creation exists within the Web of Life. Each single thread of this web has an interconnectedness, within which we are all bound to each other. Everything that we do on a personal level affects others within this Living Web. It can be compared to the ‘ripple effect’, where one small pebble produces many ripples.  

We must all play our parts in changing the destiny of our world. It will not happen without us.  

“The life I touch…will touch another life, and that in turn another,

until who knows…in what far place my touch will be felt.”

Frederick Buechner

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36 thoughts on “Reflections of My Life

  1. This reflection resonated with me today. We live in a world that crowds us with messages, rules, incessant chatter. There must be a time that we hold close what is most dear to us – the connection we have with others, with our fellow creatures; indeed with all of creation. This was especially meaningful:

    “Each single thread of this web has an interconnectedness, within which we are all bound to each other.”

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  2. Beautiful reflections Izzy .
    I feel like tossing a coin into Lake Trawsfynydd and making a wish 🙂
    ps. That’s a horror to spell first time … or second even …

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