Day 20: Wicked Funny Universe

Via Marylee Fairbanks
on Oct 19, 2011
get elephant's newsletter


On day Eight of April’s 24 Things  I let go of my old sheet music. I had stacks of it in the basement from my days in the theater. Three weeks later, I got a call from a Broadway casting director to come in and audition for Sister Act.

It affirmed for me that this process of letting go, really works. Amazing things can open up, when we release, what we think defines us.

It also proves that the Universe has a wicked sense of humor.  I had no music to audition with but managed to pull together a few songs. I didn’t get the job but had a great time visiting New York, old friends and belting out a few tunes.

I bring this up today because I am clearing out my boy’s old baby clothes and I want the Universe to know that I GOT IT THE LAST TIME. No need to repeat yourself.

If the Universe is reading this… I don’t want to get pregnant. I just want a clean basement.

Are you doing The 24 Things Challenge?  Log on and share you experiences with us or if you have your own blog where you are documenting your 24 Things experience just let me know and I will add you to our official site. Make room for your inspired future

Join the mailing list at CHAKRAS YOGA

Other pieces by Marylee:   American MomThe Princess Of Garbage DaySing Out, Clara, and Letter From A Bully.



About Marylee Fairbanks

Marylee Fairbanks is a columnist for Gaiam, elephant journal, My Life Yoga, and, Her essays explore Motherhood and yoga, but mainly focus on her experiences with her young son and the many ways he helps her grow. She is a registered yoga teacher and founder of Chakras Yoga and The 24 Things. She teaches Chakras Balancing workshops and yoga classes. Prior to having her son, she performed in Broadway musicals across the country. Marylee lives in Massachusetts with her husband, son, and dogs. Find her on her website and follow her on twitter.


2 Responses to “Day 20: Wicked Funny Universe”

  1. Tanya Lee Markul says:


    Posting to Elephant Yoga on Facebook and Twitter.

    Just posted to "Featured Today" on the Elephant Yoga homepage.

    Tanya Lee Markul, Yoga Editor
    Join us! Like Elephant Yoga on Facebook
    Follow on Twitter

  2. marylee says:

    Thanks Tanya.. made me laugh.. and just THIS MORNING it happened again.. I put my ironing board away which i never use and someone needed it today.. pathetic!