Thursday Thoughts: Universal Possibilities

Things come in threes. Bad things more often than good, it seems. This week, my extended family got hit by three. A favorite aunt, an “other mother” and uncle. The first came without warning, a medical crisis that she couldn’t recover from. Her funeral is tomorrow and we’ll be going to support The Only and Baseball Boy. The next two came togther, a horrific accident caused by inattention. Like so many of us, she mothered all of her daughters friends and her brother was the goofy, happy guy the kids all adored. They were on the turnpike and a semi-truck plowed into them and two other cars.

When looking for a message from the Universe for today, I wanted to convey something of my mood but that also offers hope and maybe a smile. This one seems to work.

When something difficult or painful happens, Silver, always look to see what it makes possible that wouldn’t have otherwise been possible.

Like a new adventure, a closer friendship, or chocolate in your peanut butter.

Everything makes you better,
The Universe
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Clever of me, huh, Silver?

I often compare writing to life. Why? Because when I write, I create a life for the characters that are the children of my imagination. I craft their days and nights, giving them tribulations as well rewards. Because I write romance, they get those good things in the end. In literature, characters get tears but so very seldom laughter. The dog dies, along with beloved characters. I read to escape. Saying goodbye to friends and family happens in real life. Happily Ever Afters don’t always happen. Daughters have to say goodbye to their mothers and their uncles. Nephews have to say goodbye to their aunts. Friends support family, family gets through, and life goes on.

Please remember that life can change in a heartbeat. Don’t hesitate to tell people you care. So here’s a big virtual hug to all of you who stop by here. You brighten my day. You inspire me. You occasionally make me laugh, and far more rarely–thank goodness–you make me cry. Thank you for hanging out with me.

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About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of two award-winning series--Moonstruck and The Penumbra Papers, Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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6 Responses to Thursday Thoughts: Universal Possibilities

  1. :HUGS: I’m so sorry these bad things are happening.

    And I hope you know how much I care. You’re one of my best friends I’ve never met. And I couldn’t do this without you. :hugs: Here’s to happier days, my friend.

  2. Kimber Michaela says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with the families.
    I hope you know how much you mean to us,
    if not I’m telling you now, lol.
    You help me escape with your stories,
    and I thank you for your friendship.
    I remember our first meet @ RWA 2014,
    here in SA. Your one of the reasons I joined
    RWA.
    HUGS

  3. siobhanmuir says:

    I love you, Silver. ❤

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