Flowing Clouds

my clouds

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

~ Rabindranath Tagore

Clouds are constantly changing, and so is our life. The secret is knowing how to flow with change. The way to flow is to live in the moments of life, and live in them fully. No second guessing and no looking back at mistakes or what could have been.  Our past is full of lessons learned, and some very painful. We also can’t predict the future, because like the clouds, it is always changing shape.

Learn to give to yourself as much as you give to others. Never let yourself become depleted. People will come and go but you will remain until the end. Believe and invest in yourself as you flow as free as the clouds.

“It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are… than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.”

~ Henry David Thoreau

 

 

 

34 thoughts on “Flowing Clouds

  1. We are most certainly being taught how to go with the flow dear lady. A virus it may be, but we, we are the wisdom it leaves behind 😀 ❤️ 🙏🏽 🦋

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  2. Val Boyko says:

    Just right for these times… and for me, thank you Michele 💛

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  3. Kellie says:

    Lovely post we need right now, and I love the clouds 👌

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  4. Eliza says:

    Good to see you!!!

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  5. Hi. I like Thoreau’s quote. He was a fascinating guy. My wife and I are annual vacationers on Cape Cod. Thoreau explored CC in the mud 1800s and wrote a very entertaining book about his adventures there.

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  6. You are so right, Michele. 💕

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  7. Thank you Alan. Wish I would have had this advice when I was younger.

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  8. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    THIS IS WISE!

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  9. Pam Lazos says:

    I love my bike rides with the bIf blue sky filled with clouds. I’m a big fan, Michele.

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  10. Words of wisdom by Rabindranath Tagore and we all need to flow like the clouds that just go wherever they want to and change the course of our lives being positive at all times. Lovely post, Michele.

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  11. Thank you Kamal. I really love that quote by Tagore. I’m so glad I found him.

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  12. Karen Lang says:

    Wise words Michele 💚

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  13. Michelle says:

    A great reminder to look after and truly love ourselves. Beautiful post. Thank you!

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  14. It’s a good investment isn’t it Michelle. Thank you.

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  15. Nice quote. We do need to look after ourselves and find peace. Hugs

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  16. Muralikrish says:

    Yes.You’re right. Human mind is floating like clouds. But life has to go on. We have to learn lessons from the past and move on with courage.

    Nice post.👌👌

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  17. Thank you Murali. I think there’s a lesson in everything we do and experience. The trick to learning and being happy is to live in the present.

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  18. calmkate says:

    a powerful post that resonates deeply, you said it beautifully!

    Eliza recommended your blog but I see other WP friends i know already here 🙂

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  19. Thank you so much Kate, and it’s so nice to meet you. That was really sweet of Eliza to recommend my blog, and it’s cool that you see your WP friends here.

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  20. Word for the wise! This is a great post.

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  21. Many thanks Rishika 🙂

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