Monday, September 6, 2004

Letting Go

 

To the fire, I offer:

~ Mono
~ Car troubles
~ Negative reactions to negative responses
~ Resistance to visiting my folks
~ Financial struggles
~ Starbucks vanilla soy lattes

From the ashes, I request:

~ Continued health
~ Love in its purest form
~ Honest reflection
~ To finish my CD project
~ To work from my heart
~ To play from my heart...often
~ Coffee Bean vanilla soy lattes

Goodbye Summer days.  Thank you for all you brought this year.  I am enjoying your last couple of weeks.

Hello Autumn.  Take your time.  I'll be right here waiting for you.

 

Feel free to make your offerings and/or requests here.  The flame burns for us all.

34 comments:

luckyaugustgirl said...

Perfect timing--
To the fire i offer
- my insecurity
- my worry over everyone else, and not myself
- college student destitude
- family conflicts
- homework woes
- situations for which i have no control
From the ashes I request-
-Contentness
-Gratefulness for what i have and an appreciation for what i dont
-Free moments of joy and bliss
-A cheerful heart
-A clear mind
-Continued inner peace.

Wow that DOES make you feel better...... GREAT entry.... :) here i was wondering what to write to make me feel better and the entry was already in front of my face.  Thanks for the therapy.... how much do i owe ya?

slowmotionlife said...

To the fire -

~ Hurtful things
~ Fear of change
~ Helplessness and self doubt
~ Chocolate donuts
~ Those pesky gained lbs.
~ Self-persecution

From the ashes, I request -

~ Growth and happiness
~ Love and an openness to love
~ A deeper appreciation of my friends
~ A more successful business year
~ Calorie-free chocolate donuts
~ Realization that most of what I want, I already have.

::smile:: That was fun.  Thanks!  :D

irun01 said...

To The Fire:
Injuries
Depression
Confusion
Poor Decisions

From The Ashes:
Continued Health
Understanding
Commitment

jeffcomedy said...

to the ashes, I offer:

this dang headcold
neediness
uncertainty and doubt
smoking
the pounds I have gained

from the ashes, I request:

inner peace
confidence
hapiness
peace with my family
pure unfettered laughter in my life

msyahtzee said...

To the fire, I offer:
self doubt
worry
negative energy
needless value placed on money
restlessness
Coldstone Creamery Vanilla Icecream with Snickers


From the ashes, I request:
for a more centered spirit
continued physical strength
a clearer spritiual path
deeper connection with those I love
an open heart
Coldstone Creamery Sinless Sweet Cream (small)

Thanks for a moment of perspective today.  -Kari

perkysgrl said...

Wow. What a great entry.  I don't know what I would put right now, that is something I'd have to think about.  But thanks for the idea.  And thanks for stopping by my journal!
Hugs,
Jennifer

donah42 said...

I will have to ponder this...thanks for posting it...

puffee17 said...

I love this! this is the simplest journal but it says so much you artistic ability girl. DO YO THANG!!!!!

heathyrxmarie said...

To the fire I offer:
*painful memories of my past
*self-doubt
*uncertainty
*negative thoughts and energy

From the ashes, I request:
*positive energy
*a happier me
*to be a better friend to those I love and care about
*confidence

What a great entry!! Thank you!
Hugs,
Heather

aims814 said...

Aw Freee! I love this, girl! I will have to give this some thought and come back with my list!

Love you!

babyshark28 said...

into the ashes I toss:
the negative feelings from my boss
insecurities
any extra weight
fights
financial struggles

go on flame, take it all.

Thanks freee, that felt good. :)

indigosunmoon said...

I love this entry.

To the fire I offer:
~My negative Nancy moods of late
~Leaky roofs
~Financial woes
~Chronic back pain
~My negative feelings about my sister.

From the Ashes, I request:
~A wonderful outcome from my weight loss surgery
~Clear positive thoughts on the future
~Help with my smoking habit
~Continued love and growth in my relationship
~To continue working daily to be a better person.

Wow.  That was hard!  Loved it though.
Much love to you Trish!
Connie

kathlyna22 said...

oh what a good idea!
I'd like to offer up smoking...I just have to quit! I don't want anything in return, just help me stop!
Kathleen

luckyshammrock18 said...

What a great journal :) Mind if I add you to my faves? Plus, you have the BEST name ;) ~*~Tricia~*~

ggal3133 said...

What a great idea :)

To the fire, I offer:

* sleeplessness
* financial burdens
* medical issues
* negative thoughts

From the ashes I request:

* Good health for my loved ones
* Dealing with negativity in a positive way
* Love
* Less stress

viviansullinwank said...

Loved the idea {{{{{Freee}}}}}. I did mine in an entry

http://journals.aol.com/viviansullinwank/NwanyiomasJournal/entries/1675

Vivian

s0ngbird1962 said...

Great entry....

To the fire, I offer:

The silence that has estranged my oldest brother from me....


From the ashes, I request:

My brother back....

dockart said...

Brillant! Not only can I come here to read great entries but it's therapeutic too:)

To the fire I offer:
~My poor health habits
~My current health concerns
~My old job
~lack of motivation and energy
~my excess weight

From the ashes, I request:
~better health habits
~energy and motivation
~good health and healthy weight
~better time management
~a fresh start

montaukny said...

{{{Freee}}} What a marvelous entry & idea...may just have to do something like this in my own journal...if you don't mind, of course!  Love ya, sweetie!  ~Aunt Nub~

clarity4today said...

((Freee))  That sounds like a great idea. :-)

I'd throw things in the fire, too.  If only I thought I could really let them go.  

kristeenaelise said...

Wow what an awesome journal entry!  Simple, yet powerful - I love it.

To the fire I offer:

*financial worries
*aches and pains
*bad habits
*general negativity, in attitude and environment
*anger/resentment/fear

From the ashes, I request:

*serenity
*gratitude
*health
*wisdom
*a bright new outlook for each new day
*forgiveness

& maybe a giant diet coke with a lemon wedge, on the rocks.  =)

Big hugs.  Thank you so much.
kris

ryanagi said...

I soooo need this right now.

Into the fire:
*Depression
*Computer Addiction
*Food Addiction
*Endometriosis
*Chronic Pain and Swelling
*Couch Potatoitis

From the ashes:
*Renewal of Spirit
*Self Control
*Health
*Energy
*Motivation!!!

judithheartsong said...

To the fire I offer:

the pain of the past
my resistance to change
a need to control
fear of failure
any relationships that did not serve my highest good

From the ashes I request:
continued zest for life
the understanding of my children
the love of good friends
inspiration to be the best person I can be

Thank you Freee........... this was lovely. :):)


deabvt said...

Beautiful Pic, Freee!
V

riddlinatari2 said...

I made one. I just put it in an entry. Awesome picture. Its amazing. Jesse http://journals.aol.com/riddlinatari2/KoolAidandRamen/entries/359

jeanno43 said...

Wonderful picture!

To the fire I offer:

The pain and ill health of the last few months
The anxiety I have caused my family
Any hurt I have caused to others
My negativity
My fears

From the ashes I request:

Far better health
Optimism
Renewed Hope
The continuing love of my family and friends
Peace in the world and a secure future for our baby grandson.

http://journals.aol.co.uk/Family/

ann7inflorida said...

Awesome photo & an awseome entry!!! This has given me something to think about! Vanilla lattes are Y-ummy, never tried the soy version though. ; )

karensull12 said...

to the fire...I offer...
anger
sleepless nights
procrastination
negative thoughts

from the ashes...I request...
continued good health for myself and family
sunny days
quiet happiness
courage to be the best I can be

digiartist said...

To the fire, I offer:

~ Indecision
~ Trying to be something or someone I am not
~ Fear of success
~ Perfectionism
~ Stagnation
~ Distance between friends

From the ashes, I request:

~ Natural Health
~ Contented Wealth
~ Loving Relationships
~ To start my art project
~ To start my webpage(s)
~ Strength and Vitality
~ Mmmm really good coffee and fresh french bread

Fall is my favorite season, let it be a new beginning for us all...
I love your Journal Freee!

sistercdr said...

To the fire, I give self doubt, excessive guilt, emotional eating and exercise resistance.  From the ashes, I reclaim laughing til I snort, the freedom to savor food, unscheduled time and self forgiveness.

ladydriversammie said...

Great entry!  I should make some offerings and requests here too, but I need to think on it some more.

Sammie
http://journals.aol.com/ladydriversammie/MovinOn

hempenhomespun said...

What a profound entry!  I'll have to think on that one.

heartsingr said...

To the fire, I offer...
~financial difficulties
~stress
~loneliness

From the ashes, I request
~health and happiness
~peace and strength when things don't go my way
~the ability to grow past petty complaints and whining into true contentment
~if I can't find true friendship to ease the loneliness, I would like the ability to find within myself the love and encouragement I need when life is tough

cneinhorn said...

To the Fire I offer:
*negativity
*bad vibes
*jealousy, my own and others directed towards me
*worries of any kind

From the Ashes I request:
*peace of mind
*goodwill to all and from all
*health
*financial freedom


~jerseygirl