It’s funny the things you take for granted. We live our lives and we don’t really think about things much. I know that sometimes I can get complacent about things and just ride along with life. But today I am feeling an immense sense of gratitude.
It’s Tuesday and I generally go food shopping on a Tuesday, which I did today. I was all overcome with excitement at the prospect of going out and buying my weeks shopping. And I realised for the last month or so I have been getting really excited just to go shopping. Lockdown Tuesday has taken on a whole new meaning.
I am in Ireland at the moment and here we are only supposed to venture out for exercise within 2km of your house. So the prospect of being able to go further afield to do the weekly shop seems really naughty and exciting. I suppose it feels like being let out of the cage and feeling what freedom feels like once a week. So my shopping was bought and brought home and it felt like Christmas.
It made me realise how easily we become conditioned to things. And that is a frightening thought, we mustn’t become conditioned to being restricted. We must always stand up and fight for our freedoms, because without freedom we really do become caged animals. It is up to us adults to make sure that our children, grandchildren and our great grandchildren are afforded the same freedoms that we have enjoyed in our lives.
It is a beautiful day here again. I am filled with gratitude for the sun that warms my face, and gratitude for Lockdown Tuesday with it’s abundance of healthy and nutritious food.
‘Will our lives be as before, or will our consciousness be ever expanded’
You do wonder where this will all lead. I wonder if our lives will ever be the same again? When you see the way we have to queue up at the supermarket like little ants or robots, all waiting for the nod that it is our turn to walk up and down the aisles collecting our essential food items. How quickly we have conformed to the narrative of social distancing.
It is very sad to see. How I want to go back to my normal way of shopping. With me there is no method in the madness. I randomly go from one end of the shop to the other, crisscrossing my way with no uniformity, I don’t do uniformity. I am sick of this China inspired way of living. Next we will all be told how to walk down the street, stomping our legs up and down while we swing our arms by our sides. We will be told it is an updated form of social distancing and it saves lives ‘walk like a prat, do as you are told, stay home, save lives’
Aside from that it has been another beautiful day, a bit colder, but the sun has shone. I am biding my time right now, waiting for travel restrictions to be lifted so I can travel, I am counting the days. I know that life is about experiences, but this is one experience I am not enjoying. I do wonder how many lies are being told. Peoples lives are being turned upside down and for what. I look at the politicians and all I see is liars, everyone of them. But I do believe in the end goodness always wins and the truth always emerges. People will always seek out the truth. That is why we have intuition and gut feeling it is our barometer to the truth. You can’t hide from the truth because the truth always comes knocking.