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Being present

Time has truly been moving along. I have not posted anything in a while, because I have been so busy. Between teaching at a college, running my private practice, planning a wedding, and preparing to move, I can't imagine how I am holding it all together. I give credit to the Lord for that. He will never give us more than we can handle, this is a truth that I have learned to accept and embrace. As time begins to drift forward and the wedding (which is literally 29 days away) comes and goes, I want to remember to be present in every moment. I want to take every moment in and not allow it to pass before me. I have always been the type of person who can not allow myself to be present in the moment. I am constantly thinking, reflecting, criticizing my life. In this moment, I want to remain true to me. Yes, I have my hands full, and that is stressful enough and I am finding that the smallest things have come to aggravate me. Yet in spite of all of this, I will not focus on the negative, and embrace the positive. This is the most beautiful time of my life, and it's amazing how we can get drawn into thinking about the insignificant things that do not really matter. 

I am choosing instead to focus on my wedding, being happy, and remaining present at all times. Even if i have to pinch myself, I will embrace each day, hour, minute, and second.

I will continue to chronicle my pre wedding experience- thanks for reading. 

-Dr. Lori


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