The Elastic Quality of Time

December 19, 2019

It’s been said that time is a mental construct.  You may have noticed how sometimes time seems to go quickly, others it drags.  I call this the elastic quality of time.  I especially noticed this recently.  During the holidays, which can be a busy time for many, you may have your own concerns about time. 


In August my husband and I planned a Thanksgiving trip to the beach.  We looked forward to it for more than two months.  It was exhilarating to finally land at the airport.  The first beach run was heavenly.  Arriving back after nine days of reveling in the warmth it seemed as though it had just been the day before that we were anticipating the trip, yet it was over. 


I ran the Palm Springs Turkey Trot as hard as I could.  Finish line in sight, two hundred yards away, I kept imagining crossing so I could stop running and stop hurting.  Yet there I was still running, not having arrived yet, aware of each second passing.  I was both where I was in that moment and out ahead of myself.


During the Evening of Intuitive Energy Healing that took place December 5th we were all so present and engaged that time flew.  Other times I’ve worried that I’m going to run out of time before I accomplish all of my goals.  I’ve feared losing an opp