I’m working on a birthday card for a colleague. I’m at the stage that I really like: before any ideas are put to paper, before any shapes are cut out or paper embossed. I’m at the very beginning of creating this card, where all I do is just think about the person. What would make a good card for him? What conversations have we had lately? What have I learned about him? How can I translate that into a card that says, “happy birthday”? It’s great because I just get to have plenty of positive and creative thoughts running through my head.
So, one particular scene from one particular movie that I watched many times in my childhood keeps running through my head. It’s not necessarily a trigger, but I will bust out at random times singing this song. I really like this movie, even though, sure, it’s a little cheesy. I’ll give you that. This particular scene is RIGHT NOW at this very moment evoking thoughts about my colleague, but also of my sister. I’m thinking about how important her faith is to her, and also how important her faith is to me. It’s calming and peaceful for my mind to hear her talk about her “walk with God” and what that means to her, and what that means in how she lives her life day-to-day.
No matter what our beliefs are, we’re all walking, and I say, live, rejoice!