Some movie scenes are so unforgettable. One of my favorite movies (and books!) is The Color Purple. Here’s the scene:
Still gives me goosebumps!
Sometimes our brains are so overloaded with data, and dates, and “stuff” that has to be done (yesterday!), that there’s hardly any room left for listening. Or for paying attention to those signs. But the signs are there.
For those I know – and those I don’t know – who are in the middle of chaos and uncertainty, I understand. I hear what you say. And while I may not have the answers, someone else does. Be still and listen.
How do you feel about the month of March? Is it all about Saint Patrick’s Day and green beer? Here in Rhode Island, Saint Joseph’s Day (the 19th) is nearly as popular, mostly for the zeppoles.
My father-in-law, and now my husband, hate the month of March. Both believe that nothing good comes during the month. My husband’s father’s father died on March 18, 1968. His wife, my husband’s mother, died on the same day in 1993. My father-in-law’s birthday is March 6, but he doesn’t want to celebrate anymore, and presently we are awaiting the results of some medical tests that could hold good (whew) or difficult news. Since the results will be revealed in March, both men in my life are convinced the news will be bad.
I’ve never looked at March that way. March means spring in the northern hemisphere, and even though we may have a last burst of winter in March, snow that falls and sticks to the grass won’t last. The days are longer – Daylight Saving Time in the United States begins at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 10 this year! Here are some of the other, positive aspects of the month of March:
It’s International Francophone Month and International Francophone Day on March 22 (égalité, complémentarité, solidarité)