“We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” – Anton Chekhov
What would make me think I have anything to say or offer the world?
Perhaps its the one question we continue to ask ourselves that keeps us from doing just that thing. Speaking up, telling our story, sharing our intimate thoughts, ideas, secrets is a scary place and one that leaves us feeling vulnerable and open to ridicule.
A good friend said to me recently that it would be a shame to die with your story untold, closed off to those who might care, learn or benefit in some way from that knowledge.
Do you ever wonder why your parents did this thing or that and their gone now, not able to answer that question? I wonder what the hell mine were thinking! How hard and painful their divorce was? I wonder how having a judge grant custody to my father over my mother must have felt to her and why it came out that way. I never asked and they never said, I’m sure it was to painful for them and now I’m left to wonder.
Growing up in funeral service and helping people through transformational events in their lives has given me the confidence and awareness to share my story. I mean why not? its very evident to me we all feel the same basic emotions of fear, pain, loss, joy, peace, etc. Although our individual stories may be different the feelings are universal. “We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.” My first book “Living and Dying” is just being released, and is available online through my website, http://www.mkanthony.com While I’ve already got my sites on the next book, it is a joy to be blogging as way to practice writing and sharing my thoughts, ideas and secrets.
Every day I wake up excited to venture out into the world with my thoughts. As I sit here at the keyboard nothing specific is of mind, but after a moment or two “this” stuff comes tumbling out. It is my sincerest desire to bring more love into the world, and that is a good thing. I invite you again, to speak up, comment, live not die.
So, we all can see the sky sparkling with diamonds!
“Blessings on your journey”