I wrote this yesterday in an art workshop I was in. We drew little ceramic stars that had words on them out of a box, without looking. My star had the word JOURNEY on it. Odd of course that fate would give me such a word, given that my websites are named A Mind's Journey and Pilgrim's Journey, right? We were then to journal about a topic for 5 minutes so I chose the word on my star. I normally no longer journal, given past hurts that journalling reminds me of and I no longer wish to visit those past memories, but I happened to be in a reflective mood yesterday morning:
A journey seems to be the thime of my entire life. Its interesting that I chose this word today because its also the title of my online journal and my website. I have always been on one journey or another, whether it is
To think of my life and all of its happenings as a journey, rather than a series of chaotic happenstances, offers me some comfort. To feel that I am on a path is good, that I am going somewhere. I know that God hems me in, and always goes before me, is always behind, above, before, and around me.