In continuing my themed reading this week of how to journal meaningfully (rather than just keep a diary), I decided to read Christina Baldwin’s book, Life’s Companion: Journal Writing as a Spiritual Quest. There are some good exercises in this book, but quite honestly, I think I have saturated my brain with knowledge and it is now to start putting in some action.
One entry that the author shared, which I found deeply prophetic at this point in my life, is the following by an 85-year-old woman, Nadine Stair. I hope that this resonates with a few of you as well.
It is one thing to read this quote and to give it some thought, it is quite another to put it into action. And yet….I am considerably younger than Ms. Stair and I would like to hope that my mind and my heart would be open enough to take these wise words of wisdom and apply them to my life today, rather than wait until it is too late and say, “If only I had more time….”