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I Am A Scenic Route, He Is A Point A To Point B

October 20, 2013

When I was married, I was 22 going on 16.  I was very naive and inexperienced, so I didn’t think about things in terms of likes and dislikes, ways of doing things and certainly not ways of thinking.  Boy, was I in for a surprise!  I suspect Eddie was also, though he doesn’t really talk much about such “inner” things – we were brought up in two different cultures.  Yet in many ways, we were brought up with a lot of the same values; that is very important in a marriage.

It is only as I have gotten older that I understand the kind of things I would look for in someone.  I remember being told that when I found the right man, he would make all my dreams come true.  WOW!!  What a trip to lay on a guy!  At 22 I wasn’t sure what all my dreams were, though I always knew I wanted to find someone who would love me as much as I love him.  Score 1 for our side.  I also know a lot more now; age, knowledge and experience changes what is important as the years go by.  What seemed so important in my 20’s doesn’t seem that much of anything at 66.

What does that have to do with Scenic Route and Point A to Point B?  It took me a while to understand my husband and I are  very different in some ways.  Physically I like to wander around and see the sights, even get lost once in a while.  I would do that each time we moved to a new place – I would find the major North to South road and a major East/West road as reference points.  Then when I checked the map, I would see what road was close to my destination.  Sometimes I would just head off into a direction to see where it took me; sometimes I came across a familiar road and I would see where it went.  Yes, I would get lost, but it was fun and I eventually found my way back home.  I would find things or places I wouldn’t have found if I had just gone the usual way.

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Now my husband wanted the shortest route between 2 points – no muss, no fuss of wandering around all over creation to get there.  Yet, there were times when he would decide to go the “back way” – he does have a little scenic route in him.    Figuratively he also talks in a straight, to the point way; I tend to go all around different subjects to arrive at the same destination.  Maybe I can chalk it up to being a motormouth – I take after my Dad a lot.

I wonder if being a scenic route helps me to be more into woo woo, goofball and hocus pocus?  My other half tends to see New Age, holistic or metaphysical as goofball stuff.  His Point A to B  means he wants to see evidence he can see or hold in his hands .  I suppose it is called linear thinking.  I am learning that there is all kinds of things in this world and other worlds; so when something or someone comes along with a “harebrained idea”, I now more likely see it and not automatically think it’s crazy.  I may not understand or believe it, but I am willing to learn more about it.

This certainly is no criticism of my husband, I’d say we keep each other balanced because we are opposites in some ways.  We have learned from each other and  then not agreed after, but there is some give and take between us.  I will admit, woo woo tends to make him dismiss out of hand – his choice.  He doesn’t have to agree with me, nor do I have to agree with him on everything.  We will agree to disagree on some things.

This is one of those times when I have run out of steam – no doubt later on I will think of more to say.

Monday – Day 1

May 8, 2013

I have been debating whether to publish this or not – there has certainly been something pushing me to write it out, that’s for sure.  Does anyone really want to read about  the past three days and the turmoil I have been feeling?  I decided to start with Monday because that was about the start of it and it has been uncomfortable  up until today (Wednesday).  Not sure if there is a happy ending or just an ending.

We have been having sunny warm weather in the 80’s and Monday was to be the warmest day.  My calendar showed a free day so I decided this was going to be MY day, to do or not do whatever I felt like doing.  I checked my Monday Morning Soul Card Reading and found this:

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First Card is from Doreen Virtue’s Ascended Masters Oracle Cards Guidebook:

Freedom: Hina

“This card signifies that your Soul is crying for more freedom, especially as it involves your life purpose. Walk away from restrictions and be free! Perhaps it’s time to take a break so that you can think clearly about your desires and available options.

Additional meanings: It’s time to leave a situation that you have outgrown. Allow the Universe to support you while you make desired life changes.”

Soul Guidance:

Are you ready to break free? Is it time to leave a certain situation? Why wait?

Feeling fear means you’re on the right path. Just don’t let fear to stop you if your heart guides you to take a leap.

Then I read the second one and it too was so fitting for me – it always amazing at how apt the cards are for me.

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Second Card is from Denise Linn’s Gateway Oracle Cards Guidebook:

Letting Go: I surrender joyously to the ebbing and flowing of life.

“Surrender. Relinquish control and allow Spirit to take over. You don’t need to do everything yourself. All is well. It is time to release any limiting patterns, emotional attachments, or inner and outer clutter. Surrendering doesn’t mean you’re yielding to a force outside of yourself. It means you’re allowing your Soul to take over.

Soul Guidance:

What area of your life needs letting go?

This week your focus is letting go and creating the freedom to pursue the longing of your Soul.

What baby step can you take?

Click here to read: Letting go is…

Unfortunately it was not to be – Eddie got another Dept. of Justice virus demanding $300 within 48 and they would unlock his computer.  If not, he would be prosecuted.  No doubt a lot of other people have had this come up for them.  this time we knew it was a scam, but I couldn’t get it to start in Safe Mode so I could do a system restore. I called Larry and he said it would be very expensive to fix it, though he sent me a site that has ways to do it.  Unfortunately they all seem to have it go into Safe Mode – something I couldn’t get to.

So I called Jon Palms from Breakfast Club, he is the computer guy in our club at the moment and others have been pleased with his work.  So I called him and when he wasn’t able to help me over the phone, he came over to fix it.  It took awhile but he found several viruses and took them all off as well as the DOJ one.  then ran a deep scan which found 2 items to be removed.  Now it is working properly.  There is always a chance it will happen again so now Eddie is willing to look at a Mac laptop since there are fewer problems with viruses.  He thinks they are too expensive, but I reminded him how much money we have spent fixing all the problems he has had with it.

By the time Jon left, it was almost 2 – there went my day to myself.  It really began to bug me because this happens quite often, it is my life that is put on hold, postponed or cancelled because Eddie or Mom needs something done.  I am fed up with it.  I said it to Eddie when he called the last time, he told me he owes me big time – you bet your a** you do!

I was upset about it and in many ways fell into feeling sorry for myself and thinking of myself as a victim.  It certainly was a familiar feeling, I have spent a lot of my life that way.  After awhile, I began to think “I have been down this road so many times before but didn’t do anything about it”  I then heard my higher self speaking, asking what I am going to do, this day has been a wake up call to begin doing what I enjoy, what I want learn and explore.  I was still feeling a bit upset and didn’t say much that evening.


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