After a long winter’s break, I am once more here to write about abundance. All around me, there is an overflow of lovely food gifts: tea, nuts, dried fruits, chocolates, and more. I have enjoyed delicious lunches made from cheeses, crackers, nuts, and fruit. It is a season of giving and receiving in so many forms. On my 100-day journey of exploring the topic of abundance, I find my heart is so full of appreciation today.
Every day of this journey, I have found more. Abundance consists not only of things but of gratitude, friendship, and love. This journey and this year have given me more than I could have ever asked. In this year of confinement and hardship, I have found myself. It is a gift that keeps on giving, day in and day out.
I had planned to come back to writing at the beginning of this week, but abundance had other plans. I heard a faint whisper tell me to rest, to contemplate, to just be. This piece is coming straight from my heart, to all of you. I believe that so many times, we stop abundance in its tracks. We do not allow ourselves to receive, and that includes getting the rest that we need.
Every day that I contemplated getting back to work, the words would not come. Instead, I felt deep in my heart that I needed to wait until the time was right. This respite has allowed me to focus on what my inner being is pointing me towards. There is a book that I am meant to write next year, about how abundance touches all of our lives and how we can let more into our hearts.
This never-ending cup of goodness is meant to be filled and overflow to us and to others. We shut down the flow of our life like locking this beautiful teacup away in a cupboard. After we grow up, we no longer allow ourselves to dream, to believe in magic. It is time that we allow abundance a rightful place in our hearts.
The new year is upon us, and we are all wishing for something better. What if it were here, all along? There is always more than enough for all of us. If we choose to open up our hearts to the possibilities, we will see the magic start to happen.
Here is my wish for all of you, dear readers, those of you who I hold close to my heart. My intention for you is that you see the abundance all around you, and you open your heart to your dreams. Do not hold back from pursuing your wishes; let them all come to you.
In the coming days, I will once again rest and allow inspiration to flow all around me. On Monday, I will start anew, bringing abundance to the light. I know that there is a book in my heart that will come out onto the page if I allow it. I am excited to let this process take shape, one day at a time in 2021.
My prayer and my intention for you today is that you put together your wish list for 2021. Keep working on your dreams. Have high hopes that they will materialize. Practice your skills every day, and you will see the results.
Day #55: What is on your wish list for 2021?
I have put together a Pinterest board of my wishes for 2021, and I add to it each morning. This keeps abundance right by my side as we walk hand in hand to create a life that will allow me to share.
I am tagging some amazing fellow writers on this journey. They joined me on my 100-day spiritual journey and it is an honor to have them here on this journey. I ask that you read their beautiful work here on Medium. Thank you for your generosity! Bob Jasper, Charlotte Zobeir Ali, Rasheed Hooda, Jenine Bsharah Baines, Amy Marley, Gurpreet Dhariwal, Aurora Eliam, CMP, Chowa Sekai, Michele Thill, Terry Mansfield, Tony Young, Jr., Dr John Rose, Vishnu*s Virtues, Noma Dek, Neha Sandhir S, Art Bram, Joe Luca, Tree Langdon, Sherry S, Melissa Bee, Annick Batamuliza, Annelise Lords, Suntonu Bhadra, Henery X, Lanu Pitan, Taha Abbas, Nihan Kucukural, and many more! Thank you Illumination, Genius in a Bottle, Paper Poetry, and Medium Family!
Trista Signe Ainsworth is a Professional Organizer at Joyful Minimalism. She guides clients on a personal growth journey through their homes.
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