Who are the stars of your story? I have been asking myself that question in a number of ways. In my meditation practice I am working on making my internal narrator a positive one. That voice has a lot of air time and it is not always kind.
Last week my husband and I attended a memorial service for someone my husband worked with right after business school. I never met her and she was gone far too young to breast cancer. The service was beautiful and inspiring. The stars of her story had genuine love for her. She had made her friendships and interactions count. The finite nature of our lives was brought home, but I also thought about how she will remain a star in the stories of those whose lives she impacted. Life is short. I am dedicated to flashing the smile, extending the kindness, going the extra mile, attending the concert or performance and being present. I want to be a positive star in the lives I touch and in my own story.
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