Sunday, August 17, 2008

peeking in...

“You will achieve grand dream, a day at a time, so set goals for each day / not long and difficult projects, but chores that will take you, step by step, toward your rainbow. Write them down, if you must, but limit your list so that you won't have to drag today's undone matters into tomorrow. Remember that you cannot build your pyramid in twenty-four hours. Be patient. Never allow your day to become so cluttered that you neglect your most important goal / to do the best you can, enjoy this day, and rest satisfied with what you have accomplished.” - Og Mandino

I'm just peeking in for a visit while we take a little break. I am working on lots of things, and those things all seem to be almost done, but this morning we are watching the Olympics over a big breakfast instead of working. Nothing makes me more homesick than the Olympics. Understandably the BBC is showing all British athletes, but I just want to see a Canadian. sigh.

Other than that, things are busy! Our wedding is in less than seven weeks! SEVEN! Our website is days from completion, comments from readers of my manuscript have been incredible, and I've started a new project. It all seems to be happening at once!

I was thinking about all of this movement today. 2 1/2 years ago I started this blog. I made connections with lots of incredible women, and it makes me grin wide to see how far we have all come. This blog has opened up my relationships with family and friends, it has given me the courage to finish my book, and it has brought kindred spirits into my life. What a strange gift for a public diary to give. I am so grateful!! That's really all I came to say today!

Now it's off to work again, but not before I've found the Canadian men's 8 rowers winning gold on YouTube. I heard they all sang the national anthem on the podium - WELL DONE gents! I love it when athletes do that!!

For more inspiration!
... this delicious article by Leonie.
... and Jamie is hosting another Circe's Circle - she is one of my very first blog friends. She has changed SO MUCH of her life since then and she constantly inspires me!!
... and Ruby is back!!
... and my secret pre-wedding pleasure! (Gulp. It's SO SOON.)
... and this wonderful site is worth bookmarking!

now back to work for me... see you in September!!



Anonymous said...

Great inspirational links. I sure hope whatever your book is about it involves creative inspiration. I could really use a book like that right now!

Anonymous said...

i am so excited for you. so many wonderful things are happening.

Brandi said...

thanks for checking in!!! don't you just love leonie?? She's my favorite :-)

daisies said...

:) beautiful links ... glad you took a break to breathe in and feel all the fantasticness of your life right now ... hugs, xo

Kirsten Michelle said...

i just love it when you peek out and scatter goodness into my world ;-)
thinking of you and all of the exciting and beautiful things that are unfolding!!!

Jamie said...

Megg, I am so glad we stumbled across each other and became blog sisters all that time ago! Thank you for the inspiration you share and the support you give! You rock.

Alexandra Saperstein said...

Megg! After a very long blog fatigue I am here catching up on a few blogs and of course yours is one of the first I am looking up! Can you send me your regular mailing address so I may send you a real card I have had forever to send you? Thank you! I am thinking of you and sending huge hugs!

Kel said...

I was in Canada for the olympics and I was so much more interested in them than I would have been here. Even the difference between the coverage on the US channels and on the Canadian channels makes a difference. What makes me the most homesick every year is Halloween though - you'd think it would be Christmas, wouldn't you?