Calm Nothing

I spent an entire day…..right here.

I tried talking myself into doing something.

It seems myself didn’t want to be talked into doing anything.

A perfect day for biking, hiking, and exploring.

And I stayed home.

I avoided the world.

Not for any specific reason.

And I found I had to repeatedly give myself permission.

Permission to not do, to not accomplish, to not make myself be part of the world.

I love doing.

But today….I luxuriated in calm.

In calm nothing.

 

42 thoughts on “Calm Nothing

  1. Haha, way down in the southern hemisphere, Ivor is also partaking of a nothing day, and trying to stay warm again. Just a bit of blogging, and listening to my music. Absolutely loved your gorgeous drawing of your lounge and bookcase, with books, photos, and other nick-nacks .

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  2. “clam nothing” is an excellent term, Colleen. I had too many of those days. Not always “clam”, but definitely “nothing” They make me crazy. Strangely, I do not have the impression that I am avoiding the world, but the opposite. I am interested in much too much and I am so mind-tired in a very short time, that I go into the “calm nothing” and nothing happens at all.
    I now need my permission. The permission to slowly open my eyes and slowly grasp things. Things I do not understand, I can not cope at the moment … I have to start with the things I understand, so I get out of the “calm nothing” mode, because there is so much to do. The picture is excellent. Bicycle is getting a bit long in the tooth?

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    • You seem to know what you need to do Anie. That’s always a good place to start. I hope you can gradually come to cope with what you need to cope with.

      The bicycle is a favorite of mine. I love the very old “high wheelers”. My husband and I have a few of them. And I just love them. To me bicycles are freedom!!

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  3. It sounds like you needed to recharge your batteries, and sometimes you just have to stay home and do nothing to accomplish that. See? You did accomplish something. 🙂

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