Thoughtful Thursday: Spilled Milk

Good morning ♡

If anyone had a chance to see this morning’s sunrise, what a view! Unfortunately, I couldn’t capture a picture but it was absolutely gorgeous! A deep firey orange sun burst through cloudy wisps, casting a pink, orange, & blue wave over the sky, its rays shining through the spaces in the clouds. It gave me that dependable sign that no matter what happens,the sun is always shining. I also felt it very befitting for my post for today’s Thoughtful Thursday, to not cry over spilled milk. Wipe it up, learn from the mistakes. & do better next time.

Last night as I was thinking of the saying, “Don’t cry over spilled milk,” my big hot cup of tea slipped out of my hand & spilled all over the stove. Needless to say I was annoyed. My wind down time was cut short as I wiped up the stove, moving it from the wall & moping the floor. Thankfully, I had a good friend who called me right after & reminded me not to get mad. I wasn’t mad, just annoyed. But just as oxygen gives life & can ease muscle pain, deep breaths calmed me while I cleaned up, & I began to think about the ways I could have avoided this. “Do one thing at a time, Dee. Not everything has to be done at once.” I was trying to make my tea, turn off the stove,  & pick up the cup to turn off the kitchen light. Yea, I know. Multi-tasking is great but not in every instance. I soon cleaned it all up & the kitchen looks even cleaner than it did before 🙂

I could’ve whined & complained about the big spill & having to clean it. I could’ve gotten stuck in the annoyance. Instead i focused on what could be done better next time as to make a better decision. In the process, my kitchen was extra clean & shiny. We often get stuck in the mistake or not-so-good choice, & we begin to feel inadequate. We start to think less of ourselves & those negative self talks become louder & louder, drowning out the positive vibrations that are trying to reach us.  Just like the gorgeous sunrise this morning, just like my shiny clean kitchen , there is always a bright side. There is always something to learn & grow into. If we don’t cry over the spilled milk, we will give ourselves the chance to feel & see the brighter side. Have a great day my loves ♡ Love yourself & be yourself. Peace & Love ♡☆

 

“It’s no use crying over spilt milk. It means that what has happened is over and can not be changed, so clean up the mess and get on with life. What’s done, is done.”-James Howell

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