I know, I know. I’ve been defaulting to the Universe a lot lately. It’s not so much that I haven’t had anything original to say so much as what the Universe is dropping in my inbox mirrors so much what I’m feeling. (Not to mention that I have like 15 of these suckers in my draft box! 😆 )
I took a three day weekend. It wasn’t planned. And Monday wasn’t really a day off–I forgot to do a post Sunday night–and I had like 600 emails to sort. About 30 of those were actually business and the rest were FB/G+/Twitter notifications.
The insomnia plague has hit again. I turn off the lights and close my eyes. My brain refuses to shut down. I wish it would at least give me interesting things–INSPIRATIONAL things (like a new plot twists or something!)–or simply gentle thoughts that would help lull me to sleep. Nope. No such luck. So I toss. I turn. I feel every little ache and pain. I flip through 800 channel of Nothing to Watch. I give up and turn on the light and read. Or pace the floor.
Or think about things the Universe throws at me. Like this:
Where there is pain, there will be strength.
Where there is sadness, there will be wisdom.
And where there is fear, Silver, there will be renewal.
We learn from you,
And where there is Silver, there will be love… and students, fans, groupies, the usual suspects.
Yeah, don’t know about that last part. Did I mention that depression and self-doubt are BFFs with insomnia? Yeah, well… But I need to remember there is something good on the other side. And I need to remember that sometimes, I just need to sleep with the light on. And in the spirit of this post (since I’m all about the musical inspiration lately!), here’s your Tuesday earworm: