Saturday December 27, 2003

Circle of Words - #50

Circle of Words was inspired by Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach. The book is in journal format; the book (and the original meme) end with this set of questions. From the meme's founder:
This is the last week of the Circle of Words questions. I will leave them available so you may start back at the beginning if you joined later in the year. Or you may purchase the book (check info at the COW webpage) and begin your own journal entries/questions.

I had much fun writing the questions and hope you have enjoyed them.
- Candi, Circle of Words

I did not join Circle of Words until it was in week #48. I will be continuing with the meme, starting from week #1, in the new year.

It's a Wonderful Life

Instead of the usual "Why can't we make movies more like real life?"  I think a more pertinent question is "Why can't real life be more like the movies?"
- Ernie Pyle
1.   Are there any movies or actors in a particular movie that you think closely resemble your life? If you could choose a movie or actor to be your real life, which one would you choose?

Two Lives

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell
2.   Do you ever feel as though you would like something in your life to be different, but you would have to give up something in order to get there? Do you think you will ever be able to give up this thing to get what it is you want? Do you think your life is better now or would it be better if you made this change?

Pray the Journey is Long

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may only be the beginning.
- Ivy Baker Priest
3.   Life is a journey. We try to live each day to its fullest and pray that we will be here again tomorrow.  What do you see in your future?  If you could peek ahead into your life what would you hope to see in 10 years? In 20?

The Movie — Boring answer #1: I can't think of a movie (or actors) or even a book that resembles my life. If I could choose, I wouldn't. I like my real life just fine, most of the time. Besides, most movies have too much action and not nearly enough cats!

Second LifeDo you ever feel as though you would like something in your life to be different, but you would have to give up something in order to get there? Boring answer #2: No. There are things I wish were different but nothing I might give up would change that.
Way way back when I was starting College, I expected to get a BS, then a Masters, then a PhD and become a Biochemist. So, in many ways, my life has already changed from what I had "planned". I think it changed considerably for the better.

The Journey — In 10 years or 20, I hope to see myself still with Richard, here in this house. If all goes well, I'll have had one or two decades of work behind me in at least one or two jobs I enjoyed! I hope for a healthy journey for all of us, a long happy life for each member of our current kitty tribe, sufficient wealth to get us thorough without stumbling, a sense of satisfaction, contentment, and a reasonable dose of happiness.

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