Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Spring Wishcasting & I Love It

For todays Wishcasting Wednesday, Jamie asks us:

Right now, I feel like I am living a "double life". 

One life is shining bright with the blissfulness of being newly wed to my very best friend/soul mate/knight-in-shining armor. We love our quiet, sweetly blessed life together. We so apprieciate intimate hours spent cuddling with our doggies, reading, sipping wine & lattes, cooking, running errands & laughing together, watching movies, walking the beach, lounging on the deck soaking up sunshine, napping through rainy afternoons...I could go on and on at the simple joys which are abundantly present in our life. In this life, I wish for very little. I feel I have it all, and then some.

The other life, well, it is a bit darker. Slightly skewed, off-balance and head spinning. Scarier, and filled with worries and anxities. More uncertainties, less control. But still awash with love and hope and hope and love.
In this life, wish for so so much.

My 23 year old son was just diagnosed as being epileptic.
He is a typical 23 year old (invincible, happy-go-lucky, live for the moment, no rules, just do it kinda guy).
He lives over 2,000 miles away.
I worry.
A lot.
Even more than I did "before".

My wish is that a sense of calm, faith and trust would spring into my life...AND his.
I wish that the hot heavy burn of fear in my heart would be replaced by a trust and knowing
that all will be well.
I wish that HE will be well.

Todays 52 Photos Project prompt is:
Trevor enjoying his
"I  just got released from the hospital, so I get to use one of these!" status
(after his first seizure)
 I love my son's spirit.
His goofiness, his devil-may-care attitude, his you-are-too-much sense of humor.
His witty, wise, why not way of thinking.
Even though it also often causes me exasperation, concern and worry...
I have always loved it.
And even admired, encouraged and envied it.
But mostly,
I love it.

Happy Me-Laurie Z


  1. As you wish for yourself Laurie, I wish for you as well. May the bliss which you've discovered in your married life carry into every area of your life!

  2. We can learn a lot from our own children... a reflection of ourself! ((hugs))
    Carry on with strength :]
    As you wish for yourself, I wish for you as well.
    Take care.

  3. As you wish for yourself, I wish for you also.
    May your son be granted much improved health so your worries are eased.
    And that your newfound love encompass your entire life and bring you peace.

  4. Laurie, as you wish for yourself and your son, I also wish for you.

  5. Your words are healing. They will help you cope and help us all better understand what you are going through. Thank you for sharing them and yourself and Trevor with us! I love you, dear friend!

  6. I wish for you as you wish for yourself and son ~ He will be fine ~ meds will stablize it ~ not the horror disease it used to be ~ trust the universe ~ sending you lots of hugs and healing energy ~ Great photo! ~thanks ~ namaste, Carol ^_^

  7. your calm faith and trust will be the faith and trust that your son looks to . . .

  8. What a great wish for you and your son. As you wish for yourself, so I wish for you also.

  9. Beautiful words... I love how you share so openly.
    Thanks for linking up this week :)

  10. As Laurie wishes for herself, so I wish for her also.
    As a mom I totally get what you are saying. {hug}

  11. As you wish for yourself and your son, Laurie, so I wish for you.

    Blessings - TANJA

  12. Peace of mind coming your way you wish for yourself I wish for you also.