In the Big Picture or in the Details – Lost is Still Lost

Hemlock tree stubbornly growing in a rock face.

Hemlock tree stubbornly growing in a rock face.

We are so busy, busy, busy!  More than once, I’ve shared my thoughts on our need to disconnect,  to unplug from the external stimuli that constantly bombard us and plug into ourselves.

You hear divorcing people talking all the time about a changed spouse – “waking up with a stranger.”  What if the stranger you woke up with was yourself?

After losing my job in North Carolina, I moved to New Orleans where I learned that I like to garden. I like to sew. I remembered that I enjoy taking photographs.  I remembered myself.

I got busy when I moved to Tennessee and forgot those lessons; but, have recently been learning them again, in spite of my business and my busy-ness.  If I lose myself, what am I left with?

Read more on Tuesday’s Nashville.com – Missing the Trees for the Forest.

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