Are we having fun yet?

This week, a friend forwarded a link titled “The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun” and I just couldn’t resist. I have often been accused of working too hard with questions like “Can’t you have any fun?” I will admit that I work hard and sometimes wonder what I’d do with a block of time set aside for “fun”. So, this was one link I quickly clicked on. And I’m glad I did!

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Living Soft

In my early morning writing today, I revisited a conversation from yesterday with a new friend and was inspired by her openness to everything about this life. “I don’t know … and I don’t need to know.” flowed easily from her. And, “Life is supposed to be fun!” also gave me room for pause.

As I wrote, a very open and light feeling transformed itself into soft:

(S)upported, (O)pen, (F)lexible, (T)rusting

And I wondered where in my life I am yet hard, unchanging, closed to new ideas and experiences. And, as one who is fed by helping others, I wondered, too, where I am hardened and closed to support from others, to being nurtured, to softly receiving.

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