just say yes

11 Apr

There is nothing special about flowing with the universe.

Sometimes I think flow is reserved for stolen moments in nature, but flow is everywhere at every time for everyone/thing.

When Chloe stood over my bed, where I was grading essays last night with her hands on hips saying she needed a copy of William Styron’s Sophie’s Choice by yesterday and what did I plan to do about it (grin), my mind went into motion trying to squeeze all in.

This morning, a book and a store credit manifest, and still I arrived at work 10 minutes early as this song came on a radio:


Some part of my identity and story wants to stop right here and make clear, this is not MY music.  Music makes you lame or cool – masks come up, postures are struck, and naked  here means sharing a song outside my cool, created self.  This song is boppy, perhaps a bit sappy.  My 14 year old jumps around with her girlfriends to this song.  I think that they imagine boys proposing to them  from the conditioned stories of their potential futures.

Beyond the easy interpretation perhaps these words keep me still:  There’s nothing holding you back. It’s not a test –  nor a trick of the mind – Only Love!  So simple, and you know it is… It’s all I want.

I switched to battery and sat with the atmosphere of this song.    A moment to celebrate my aloneness AND my connection to everything.   I am alone in a romantic way, yet  I am a part of all romance.  This sounds like bullshit, but I don’t think it is.

Also I know 😛 that on the side of my palm where the relationship lines lie, a groove has been growing.  I am learning myself.  I am enjoying the space to do so.  I can feel the shape of my other out there, no hurry, no need – just flow.

In front of the car appears the most vibrant male cardinal making his way, through sun and shadow on the grass.  Listening, watching, paused.  He and I become aware of his mate about 10 feet behind at the same moment and  he runs/hops over to her.  They meet face to face and seem to click their beaks together.  Such a moment of connection – but I know that I am not gifted this scene – I am as much a part of this scene as my supposed chores and errands.

When the song is over, the birds are on to their next patch of seeds, worms.  What do they eat?  and what do you know?  There is still a pocket of time to pick up some copies before class.

The flow – we all are here in it together, no separation.  We bless strangers who sneeze in public places; we hold elevator doors; the songs, the birds, the cars all flow from the same source.

So nice when I remember.

(I did not insert a picture of Cardinals;)

26 Responses to “just say yes”

  1. prewitt1970 April 11, 2013 at 12:40 am #

    YES… and I very much agree we are all in this together.

    • marga t. April 11, 2013 at 12:52 am #

      Good, that is!

      • prewitt1970 April 11, 2013 at 3:22 am #

        I nominated you for an award, not a normal blog award

      • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 10:28 pm #

        Thank You Benjamin! I don’t know what you mean, but I appreciate the nod.
        Getting excited for your journey ?

  2. Nirvani Teasley April 11, 2013 at 12:52 am #

    Excellent post and reminder…I’ve been getting these reminders lately…like being reminded to stop pretending 🙂

    • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 10:30 pm #

      Thanks for reading Nirvani. I so enjoyed my visit into your corner. Isn’t it such a relief to get reminders? Such a pleasure to relax into what is and what we are, no pretending 🙂

  3. orbphotog April 11, 2013 at 12:54 am #

    Wishing you many more moments of cognizant flow…

    • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 10:31 pm #

      Yes! Are you enjoying cognizant flow these days? Juggling in the now 🙂

      • orbphotog April 12, 2013 at 10:51 pm #

        I once took up juggling for the very purpose of keeping me awake in the now…

      • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 10:55 pm #

        AHHHH! Brilliant!

  4. Awake April 11, 2013 at 12:59 am #

    Wow, this post is so beautiful and sweet. And, get this my sync sister, I have a post prescheduled for the 13th that I created last week. It’s called “Just Say Yes!”

    • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 11:25 pm #

      Love sharing the field with you 🙂 Just say yes from your lens mañana…will be fun to see another angle for the YES! Then your dance video to follow 😉 exponential blooming of fun here for me!

      • Awake April 13, 2013 at 3:04 am #

        My daughters and I are seriously planning a dance video possibly for the Fargo Mall, got to keep it in the USA – I’ll keep you posted 🙂

  5. seeingm April 11, 2013 at 6:06 pm #

    There was a Sheryl Crow in my world, so Snow Patrol is in good company :). Truth is truth and beauty is beauty, wherever it finds us. Oh, the truth and beauty of Marga just rocks. x.M

    • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm #

      Oh how lovely, the good company that can gather outside the judgement of good, bad and cool 🙂 Thank you for not taking me off your friend list for my music taste, hahaha. Truth and Beauty shining in and out from coast to coast. Big love and Squeezes! m

  6. Clark Kent April 11, 2013 at 10:01 pm #

    http://clarkkent07.wordpress.com/2013/04/11/wordpress-family-award/ for you my dear friend!

    • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 11:36 pm #

      Thank you Mr. Kent! I have not participated in awards with my tick tock illusory time crunch…there is no spoon, I know.
      bowing to you for the threads you weave, the mirrors you hold, the current you vibrate within !

      • Clark Kent April 13, 2013 at 3:00 am #

        My friend if you never embrace in honor of love you never embrace the love in honor… You can lives in just words never knowing.. This was only in place to tell you what it means to us all who read your words! Thank you dear friend… Just thank you!

      • marga t. April 13, 2013 at 8:13 pm #

        Just thank you! YES! Thank YOU!

  7. lauriesnotes April 12, 2013 at 1:35 am #

    All of it..We’re a part of all of it for sure.
    Much love-

    • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 10:34 pm #

      So glad to be part of all with you, lovely friend 🙂

  8. wisejourney April 12, 2013 at 10:43 am #

    I am learning myself…… This line has me thinking. Thank you

    • marga t. April 12, 2013 at 10:37 pm #

      Learning here, with gentleness too! What line has you thinking? Just say yes? Trying to stay present with long to do’s – one thing fully and then the next as best I can. Good flow sent to you – across the sea

  9. barefootseasons.wordpress.com April 22, 2013 at 12:17 pm #

    Namaste! ❤

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