what you won’t get

May 6th, 2011

You’ll get breakfast in bed. A flower on your tray. Dinner out. A card, a call. Maybe one less upset. If not, an apology. And if you’re truly blessed, you’ll get some time to yourself, when you can consider everything you won’t get, and what no one else can give you for Mother’s Day:


What You Already Have
A quick burst of introspection and inspiration in this new interview on Painted Path

What You Already Know
A free download of the mini-book 23 Things You Might Not Know About You (but to be perfectly honest, you already do) courtesy of Zen at Play

Where You Already Are
Basic instructions in how to stay from Walking on My Hands.

Happy Mother’s Day. I know. I understand. Me too.

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  1. This year I know I won’t get a present or breakfast in bed for sure. Not even a surprise, drawing or other handmade ‘artifact’. Nothing.
    Yet I have everything.

    Comment by Roos — May 6, 2011 @ 11:43 am

  2. Happy Mother’s Day to you, Karen.

    Sending love your way,


    Comment by julia — May 6, 2011 @ 4:04 pm

  3. “(but to be perfectly honest, you already do)”

    🙂 I did consider calling it: 23 Things You Probably Already Know About You, But Might Have Temporarily Forgotten.

    But that’s quite long.

    Thank you so much for contributing your wisdom and sharing it with your good people. Encouragement matters. Kindness matters. And it’s been such a joy to send a big bundle of love out into the world.

    Comment by Lisa — May 6, 2011 @ 5:15 pm

  4. It was so wonderful to read your interview on Julia’s Painted Path today. Your wise guidance and inspiration is so appreciated.
    Happy Mothers Day to you.

    Comment by Alia — May 6, 2011 @ 11:16 pm

  5. I loved giving “Momma Zen ” to new mothers…Hope you have a great Mother’s Day….

    Comment by marilee pittman — May 7, 2011 @ 3:27 am

  6. Happy Mother’s Day, Karen!

    Comment by Mama Zen — May 7, 2011 @ 8:35 am

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