They are trying to recruit 1,000,000 Australians to assist with breast cancer study. You do not need to have breast cancer, or a family history of it. They urge all women in Australia - aged 18 and over to register.
"Purposeful giving is not as apt to deplete one's resource, it belongs to that natural order of giving that seems to renew itself even in the act of depletion... Today...many women hardly feel indispensable any more, either in primitive struggle to survive or as the cultural font of the home. No longer fed by a feeling of indispensability or purposefulness, we are hungry, and not knowing what we are hungry for, we fill up the void with endless distractions, always at hand - unnecessary errands, compulsive duties, social niceties. And for the most part, to little purpose. Suddenly the spring is dry, the well is empty.
...she must be replenished too... Solitude... being alone sometime during the year...some part of the week, and each day..."
Do you see yourself doing this? Do you fill your 'voids' with endless distractions? I do. I wish I value my 'empty' voids as important as my busy 'voids'. Do you give yourself permission to have some time to yourself? Do you put it high on your daily agenda? I wish I did.