365 Pause Practices – Day 163


Hope is Alive in Inspiration

Shared by Natalie, a Pause Crew Member

My passport expired last year and renewals were handled online and through the mail, so in November I sent my expired passport and the necessary personal documents to the passport processing center to request a new passport.

I don’t know about you, but sending personal documents in the mail causes me to Pause and Hope that all will arrive safely to its destination. 

Things didn’t go exactly as I’d hoped.

But, I will say that when I Paused about it,

I realized that it was out of my control

and that I had to wait to see how it would all play out.

Another opportunity to Pause

and get out of my own way.

I was reassured by Inspiration Within that all would work out.
Surprisingly, I felt relaxed.

The good news is that the passport processing center did receive my package and they did send my new passport out. The problem is I never received it.

After several calls to the USPS I was finally told that

it had been returned to sender in error. I Pause.

Then, I called the passport processing center and

they told me they never received it. I Pause, again.

A new renewal had to be ordered,

which I eventually received, so all is well.  

And then this week a miracle happened….

I received the original package that contained

my personal documents and the original new passport.

I’m so grateful.

I find it comforting to Pause.

To stop the inner chatter about all that could go wrong and

to Listen and Receive Inspiration Within that already knows all will be well.


Step Back

Step Aside and

Let Inspiration Guide

In the Midst of Everyday Life!

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