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Written by: journeyoncanvas

12/01/2021 4:56 PM

Everyone is just swimming along. We don’t really know where the journey will take us, and we just keep on swimming towards “What’s Next.” We do have our past to guide us. Our memories and what’s happening in the “Right Now” can help guide us towards a better tomorrow. When I think about it, I realize that “Tomorrow” is unpredictable, but what I have from “Yesterday” and “Right Now” moors me and steadies me despite the challenging possibilities that lie ahead. My understanding of God used to give me a false security about “Tomorrow.” I anticipated that the future would always be bright. Now, I realize that God is not a magic genie that makes all my “Tomorrows” a slam dunk full of joy. I have no idea what “Tomorrow” will bring. I’m just swimming along with no promises. However, I still have faith, I still have the joys of yesterday and today, and I still have my paints to swim with me as I enter “Tomorrow.” This blog is all about “no promises” and how we find hope despite this reality. We don’t know what lies ahead. We can find hope regardless. If you are like me, creative process can help you on your journey. This is not a false security. It’s a strategy for finding peace in an uncertain world. It’s spiritual, powerful, and it brings peace. Center yourself on your journey through the power of creative expression. Yes, it’s true that everyone is swimming. How you swim will determine whether your waters are tumultuous, choppy, or smooth. Consider finding a creative way to make sense of your journey that strengthens you for whatever lies ahead in “Tomorrow.”  
This is a collage of fish swimming about in an ocean. There are doors and windows leading to a world outside the waters.
Everyone is just swimming along. We don’t really know where the journey will take us, and we just keep on swimming towards “What’s Next.” We do have our past to guide us. Our memories, and what’s happening in the “Right Now,” can help guide us towards a better tomorrow. Creative process gives our journey a voice and it can bring the promise of hope no matter what lies ahead.

Everyone is Swimming

Everyone is just swimming along. We don’t really know where the journey will take us, and we just keep on swimming towards “What’s Next.” We do have our past to guide us. Our memories and what’s happening in the “Right Now” can help guide us towards a better tomorrow. When I think about it, I realize that “Tomorrow” is unpredictable, but what I have from “Yesterday” and “Right Now” moors me and steadies me despite the challenging possibilities that lie ahead. My understanding of God used to give me a false security about “Tomorrow.” I anticipated that the future would always be bright. Now, I realize that God is not a magic genie that makes all my “Tomorrows” a slam dunk full of joy. I have no idea what “Tomorrow” will bring. I’m just swimming along with no promises. However, I still have faith, I still have the joys of yesterday and today, and I still have my paints to swim with me as I enter “Tomorrow.” This blog is all about “no promises” and how we find hope despite this reality. We don’t know what lies ahead. We can find hope regardless. If you are like me, creative process can help you on your journey. This is not a false security. It’s a strategy for finding peace in an uncertain world. It’s spiritual, powerful, and it brings peace. Center yourself on your journey through the power of creative expression. Yes, it’s true that everyone is swimming. How you swim will determine whether your waters are tumultuous, choppy, or smooth. Consider finding a creative way to make sense of your journey that strengthens you for whatever lies ahead in “Tomorrow.”  

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