I've Got Nothing
by Amanda Petersen
This week I am repeating a post from a while back. Once again I find myself in a similar place, only I have too much of something! I have lots of thoughts to share, yet am missing that space to move them from nothing to something. Rather than forcing something that won’t be true, I am humbly staring at the page and once again saying “I’ve got nothing”. This is my call to take care and pay attention to the quiet spaces in my life.
I've got nothing. Am I the only one who has experienced that? What's the point of inspiration if it behaves like a faucet that works when it wants to and not when it is needed? Sometimes life just doesn't flow. The funny or meaningful story just doesn't come. Trying to put two words together becomes challenging work. Yet here I am showing up and I've got nothing.
Maybe the nothing is a something. Maybe the Nothing helps me just show up to the Something with out expectations. I do know when life is like this I listen, wonder, and notice life a bit differently. For instance, I have been creating a lot lately so when nothing is there I look around and my house is a mess. Time to take care of my space, my relationships, my soul. Maybe having nothing isn't so bad after all. Maybe the nothing is a call to Something.
Are nothing times a call to "take care"? What in your life needs your care right now?