After many years of living in the country before moving to Melbourne, I envied the city of Melbourne because Melbourne Cup was a public holiday.
For me I worked most cup days and spent many times listening to the race the radio among the vines, in work sheds and once we watched it on a vintage television set in the back of a car boot.
Is Melbourne Cup changing course?
Maybe now the first female has won.
Although I’ve never been to an actual Melbourne Cup myself, but have spent one day at a race with my cousin and her friends. Not a pleasant day because of the company, but because I spent all my time hiding from the sun.
Many issues arise around the time of racing due to animal cruelty as it may cause a stir within you. Often people are more sensitive today to feeling the animals and people.
That's where the healing comes in.
Because when we learn to do things from a place of love not fear, more things change course. Let’s say you feel the urge not to support the day or other sports that involve animals then encourage others by doing something else like a day at home with friends because healing is taking place within you.
On another note, I feel lucky to I get the day off, so I show gratitude, that I am able to lay in bed and rest or do something creative with my day..
So I’m not in a place to be jeopardising the future, as one never knows that I may receive an invite to the races when my books are published? What ever you feel, trust that it's helping you with your life's purpose in your best interest.
I suppose you guess I was one of those country gals who had a horse, in fact I rarely rode them.
Post written circa 3rd November 2015