Way far off in Yala-kazot,
there was a small circle and inside a dot.
The dot danced around, but soon she felt bored
with nothing to conquer, and nothing explored.
With all of her courage and all of her might
she pushed out the circle no matter the fight.
The circle grew larger and more exciting each day.
The fresh air made her strong and happy to play.
But, way far off in Yala-kazeck
there was a small circle and inside a speck.
The speck danced around but never saw more.
She was content to never explore.
She stayed in her cramped circle and never looked out.
Never was curious what the world was about.
Her muscles grew weak and the circle stayed small.
The air became stale, she found no joy at all.
So what can we learn from the dot and the speck
from Yala-kazot and Yala-kazeck?
See, if we stay in our comfort and never go stretch.
We will die an old grumpy, or even a wretch.
But if we take courage and seek for more life,
Expand our circle and push through the strife.
We find joy in our mind, our soul and our heart.
Each breath is a blessing, and each day a new start!
I loved this week in the Masterkeys about a metaphor of staying in our comfort zone versus pushing our circle out. If you take notice of those that are willing to get out of their comfort zone, they are invariably happier people from those that live in fear and play it “safe”.
The evidence is great when spending time with an older person. Senior living centers are great places to visit. Are they positive and bright? Or crabby and sour? A few questions about their life will give you great insight as to how they lived their lives… as a dot or as a speck!
Awesome post, enjoyed very much. Really love the video , you have made my day. Thanks!!!
Thank you, Kim! I have watched that video a few times myself 🙂 Happiness to you- You are for sure a “dot” yourself!
Great, creative and awesome post! I really enjoyed the analogy of the speck along with all the pictures and the video! Thanks for sharing.
Much gratitude, Kara! You are for sure from Yala-kazot!
A well done! I think this is a keeper! I’m ready to fly!
Much love to you, Deb! My most precious “dot” friend!! You are flying already!
So creative Marlo with insight-, I love it, put a smile on my face. Enjoy, Carol
Thank you, Carol! I was hoping for that 🙂
Great post. It had a bit of Dr. Seuss flavor to it. I love that you are using poetry to express yourself in your blog posts.
Thank you, Joyce!