Served by Grace

A thin place story

When the universe sends you exactly what you need, why would you say no?

Last summer my friend, Etienne, had a pretty rough week. He was at a turning point in his life, with lots of uncertainties ahead. Stresses from work challenged his usual ability to stay calm and to see joy in any situation.

He decided that some time on the patio at Dow’s Lake would be the perfect way to relax and look for inspiration. During his quiet meal he looked out over the lake, watching canoes ripple through the water and people strolling along the Rideau Canal. He enjoyed the peaceful scene, but unsettled uncertainties still rankled.

Then he got that feeling. The special energy of the moment told him to open his eyes and pay attention. 

He said, “I looked at my bill, and I laughed! Take a look!” 



When the universe sends you grace, why would you say no?


About Arlene Somerton Smith

Writer, laughing thinker, miner of inspirational insights, sports fan, and community volunteer

Posted on July 23, 2010, in good faith, spirit, story and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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