I was walking in my neighborhood the other day totally engrossed in checking my email when I almost walked right into a street pole. It came upon me so fast I sort of yelped with a high pitched “whoah!” realizing I stopped mere milliseconds from having a dangerous confrontation with a pole.
I immediately said a little prayer to the eyeglass God of Prada grateful my glasses and face didn’t get terribly bruised and/or broken. And then I noticed it… a wooden sign was right before my eyes.
Was this a sign from the Divine Universe for me to stand there and think about someone I love? I believed it was, and so I did.
For many minutes I stood there and thought of people I love.
Some of the people I thought about are dead, but certainly not forgotten.
Some of the people I thought about are alive, and certainly need a phone call. Not a text. Not an email. A phone call.
Did it take a wooden sign on a pole to almost knock me physically senseless to awaken my love-sense?
I think so and I’m glad it happened.