This little one has been following me around the whole day. She is so needy today. Purring, rubbing against my legs, meowing, licking my legs and hands - basically showering me with so much love.
We travelled recently and she was put in a pet boarding centre for a few days. That has made her so anxious. She was so happy to see us and once home was following us from room to room and was meowing. Even as i was typing this i paused three times to pet her cuz she was climbing on my lap or leaning against the phone. She is a very independent girl usually so this is extra special.
A thought that came to me few days back struck me again today. I was on the phone and going all awwwww at a cat video in FB, and this one was on the floor waiting for me to play with her. I realised that I was looking at something else abd taking away from what i had. The precious moments i could have with her was traded in mindless pursuits. It's not the case always, but some times it is.
We look for meaningful relationships, deeper connections, better life, body, health but when we have a chance at it, we are often distracted or too much in our head or these days glued to our phone. We wish for long talks with friends and family but are on our phone. We want clients to drop great reviews but we don't give them our full attention. We want a great body but can't wake up in the morning or put aside that phone for a 20 min walk or cut the junk. We want true friendships and relationships but don't have time for anything. We want beautiful moments but are not seeing them unravel in front of us because we are distracted.
A for instance with Kunji again, I looked up from my typing now to see her frozen in the process of licking her right paw, with her tongue out and paw in the air, staring at something. It was funny and adorable and i would have missed it. I almost feel i was busy doing nothing when i m on my phone or stewing in my head. I saw a post by @luke_coutinho today in which he spoke about about taking things one day at a time. I felt it was so true. That's how we make things happen and THRIVE. Living in the moment. One moment at a time, one day at a time, appreciating life as it is.