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Accepting Changes as They Come Daily


No Easy Task

For many people they like change

They get bored very easily

There is nothing worse to them

Then to do the same old routine

Day after day

Week after week

It is a living hell

For me, it is the total opposite

I am very pleased and even greatly satisfied

Looking forward to the same thing that happened yesterday

Even the same way it was for the past thirty years

Don't get me wrong

I like other changes in my personal life

Just not in my work schedule or routine

I like to come and go

Feel the freedom of what to expect

No hidden stress or pressure

I don't mind small changes

That can and will happen on occasion

I can bounce back

Because I know tomorrow or in a few days

Everything will be back to normal

Nothing long term

Lately so many really big changes in the world

I have been totally thrown into a real tailspin

Hours at work have been cut down because we are closing earlier

Recently they cut me one more day off from work

This might continue for months

I have to weather out the storm

I know so many people all around the world

Are dealing with so much more

So I will learn to adapt and move ahead

Here is to one more day


DREAM ON (author) on April 05, 2020:

John Hansen You left your comment 8 days ago and now I finally am able to thank you. I had a few writing challenges I didn't expect to throw me for a loop. To my surprise, it made my life even more difficult. I hope you didn't think I abandoned you. So many writers can read the latest best-seller go on HubPages and write two or three stories in a week and whip out a comment and can probably write a novel at the same time. I struggle and search for words that clarify what I am thinking. Sometimes I am more like a soup the combination tastes so good but each ingredient by itself not so much. I have to keep adding and subtracting to get it right. Another day can easily come and go and you can hear me talking to myself I am not done. I am not done. I muddle my way through and keep trying to say what has already been said so many times before in a different and unique way. Many times I come up short and at a roadblock. Then it might be hours or weeks later I see something in my head. A way. A chance. So I back up and go a different direction only to find another dead end. But on the way, I have seen a sign that gave me hope. I felt the movement of the car on rocky ground. Still uncertain I will try again. This time I have found the tiniest of all openings that lead me to a better place. Well, that goes all on in my head on a Sunday morning. Now if I wrote this last night I would be in a whole different place. Maybe cruising down a country road feeling the wind and the rain against my face. Loving every minute of it. The sun not too bright and the weather just perfect. Not a care in the world. Wow, what a difference a day makes. Thank you so much for reading and sharing so many of your great comments. Here is to better times ahead not just in our mind but in our next day forward. Please, stay safe and have a good or even wonderful day.

DREAM ON (author) on April 05, 2020:

Marlene Bertrand What a beautiful way to live. I have to learn to be more like you. So many thoughts to think and when something hits me emotionally it takes me a while to shake it. It is a good thing when I am feeling upbeat and good. Then I can ride the wave of happiness for as long as it will last. If things aren't going so well then I get in a funk and I have to do everything to pull myself out. I know it is no way to live and it only creates sadness. Sometimes we have to work through the hurtful feelings to make it to those positive thoughts. I like to think of them as piano keys. We can hit the low and dreadful sounds that make us wonder? Then we can hit different keys that are upbeat and pleasant to hear. Sometimes we have to hit a lot of the off-key and out of sorts to get to the real pleasing ones. As long as we keep playing then we can make us feel good. Thank you so much for reading and sharing. I always love to see each persons views and their wonderful life. Stay safe and make it a great day.

DREAM ON (author) on April 05, 2020:

Lorna Lamon I am always trying to write about the world through my eyes. So one day we can look back at this and find that no matter what happens in our life we can and will find a way to make it better. If it is talking to a friend or helping in any small way. I honestly believe the worst of times brings out the best in people. I don't know why we can't just be good from the start. I was raised to do the right thing and to believe most people are loving and caring people. You always have the exception to the rule. If I can't help physically maybe there is another way. I can use the power of words to speak from the heart and create a feeling of joy. I can pull at those heartstrings that also make us cry and sad to make us laugh once again. We all need to find our little bit of happiness and spread it through the world. It is one that keeps us up at night and also makes us sleep so well at other times. Thank you so much for all your comments and kindness. Please take care and stay healthy. The sun is trying to come out after a couple days of rain.

DREAM ON (author) on April 05, 2020:

Brenda Arledge I had the most difficult time trying to post comments. The sight wouldn't accept my password and then asked me to change it and they wouldn't except my new one either. So I couldn't get into my own comment section and leave a comment. Now after relentlessly trying numerous times it finally kicked in. I am not sure why it didn't work before and I don't know why it's working now. I am so glad it is. Now I play catch up. I know a friend who has died from the CoronaVirus. It is really very scary time. As each day breaks, I hope we all can stay safe and out of harm's way. Every day I go to work I realize how bad so many people around the world have it. I am so grateful and so deeply hurt that so many are suffering at the same time. I have an uneasy and restless feeling in the pit of my stomach. I want to hear the news at the same time I know I am going to hear more of the same. More deaths and sickness. Life must go on. The tragedy is something I don't deal well with. So I tend to isolate my feelings so I don't feel the pain. I know they will surface at a later date. I turn to write to vent and overturn those problems and reach for one more good thought. It is not always easy. I try not to close down and open up with friends here on HubPages so that we all can help each other get through this. Thank you for all your support and patience. I hear what you are saying and listen closely. I hope this Pandemic will be over and we can all get back to work and living a better life. Please stay healthy and do what you must to provide for your family.

DREAM ON (author) on April 05, 2020:

Gypsy Rose Lee I watch as people pull together around the world and help other people. As sad as this time is and many people are dying and sick there is something so special about the love of people who unselfishly keep giving to make life better for their fellow man and woman. It is a changing time. Each day I hear in the news of more deaths. Donald Trump said after the peak we shall see a decline and then sometime after we can finally get back to our life before. For now, I am so glad to be with so many other people and pray for a happier time. Thank you so much for reading and sharing. Happy Sunday.

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on April 04, 2020:

The best we can do is to keep hoping, believing, and praying for a brighter tomorrow that hopefully comes

DREAM ON (author) on March 31, 2020:

Dora Weithers So many news updates from around the world. Other places and home looks very unsafe. As new developments unfold we see that life has a way of changing and people have to change with the times. I am not sure what the outcome is going to be. Maybe we will all be a little bit kinder and understanding to each other. This is a way a bad thing can turn positive. Well, I will keep praying much more good than bad will come out of this. Then we all can learn a very important lesson. We have to help each other not just in need or when we want to. Maybe just because, we are someone special and it feels good to help someone else. No reward needed. I feel so good inside if you only knew how good. I love sheer contentment. I am cutting it like a pie. Who else would like a nice big slice? Thank you so much for reading and sharing. Please stay safe and healthy.

Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on March 30, 2020:

"Nothing long term" so just adapt temporarily Sheer contentment. It will boost your inner peace. Good message! Thanks.

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on March 28, 2020:

Yes, here's to one more day.

Count yourself fortunate to still be working at all. Everyone around here is out if work. Fighting to get unemployment phone call to go through...it's overlogged.

Forced to stay at home. All of our lives are changing and we must find new ways to adapt.

Nice write.

Lorna Lamon on March 28, 2020:

Hi Dream On. Your poem does reflect what is happening at the moment and unfortunately we will just have to weather this storm. Your title says it all "Accepting the Changes". An uplifting read in all this madness. Stay safe and well.

Marlene Bertrand from USA on March 28, 2020:

I have always been a one-day-at-a-time person. While I like antipating certain things on a regular basis, change dosen't bother me. I deal with stuff in the day the change happened and at the end of the day, I go to bed and then wake up to deal with whatever that day brought me. Be blessed. Stay safe in place.

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on March 28, 2020:

Yes, Dream on, these are unprecedented times. Life is changing day by day, with travel restrictions, lock downs, closures etc. It is tough for all of us especially those who struggle with change. Take care and stay safe.

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