Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Is it really just a "mind thang"?

Anyone who's been here for any length of time knows that I'm pretty big on how thoughts create worlds. I believe what Mike (Dooley) says: that "thoughts become things". And I believe that we all have the power of the Great Universal Intelligence at our fingertips. But that's me. Whether or not you agree is pretty much irrelevant. You get to choose your bible...and live however you wish. (Gee. Aren't you glad I gave you permission?) And if you happen to believe that what I'm offering up here is a bunch of hooey, that's A-OK too. I'm not here to persuade you. Simply to share the magick that is my Life. Just's FUN!


I had another one of those very cool moments yesterday whilst on the phone with my Sis. I wasn't feeling all that terrific; lots of pain going on in my little body. But my spirits were up and my heart was open and I was ignoring the Ouch as much as I could. When she picked up the phone and asked who I was, I told her "I'm fantastic!" And then I giggled. (She is well aware of my sarcasm. It's a family thang.) She asked if there was anything she could do for me and I said it would be terrific if she could bring me a large man with soft hands and a pretty face so he might give me the massage of my life. We both laughed. Then she said...."OK. WAIT. Just listen."

She then went on to announce some of the best news I've heard in years. About her daughter and new son-in-law. She said, "I'm going to be a grandma!" I almost fell outta my chair. I was just so tickled I wanted to dance down the street with a bouquet of balloons. I wanted to sing and shout and YAHOOOO all the way to her house. Thrilled, I tell ya.

But here's what was just as cool as hearing the news: the moment she told me, all manner of pain just disappeared. I am NOT kidding. For the 15 minutes we were on the phone, all I felt was happy tingling all through my body. It was as if somebody had given me a shot of Demerol. NO pain whatsoever.

When we hung up the phone, I was still feeling pretty terrific and stayed that way until I stood up. Then the nerves sent their messages to my brain and the Ouch came back. GEEZ. But here's the thing: how is it that the moments when I was distracted, that pain went away? How is it that the whole while I was celebrating with her, I felt nothing but JOY?

Could it be that it really IS just a mind thang?

1 comment:

Merry ME said...

And you are going to be a "Great" aunt! I've recently read a quote about aunts. I'll send it if I can find it!

I do think many things are just a mind game. For me it's learning the rules!