"I've never met a strong person with an easy past." -Unknown Life is defined by our mistakes as well as our triumphs. I have come to believe that I feel happiness more deeply because I've also felt sadness. I cherish love more fervently because I've endured loss. I learn lessons more diligently because I've caused […]
Do you ever wish you could go back in time? The day I took this picture was an amazing day. A happy day. I wish I could go back to this day. If I knew then what I know now things would be so different. The trouble is that I can't go back. But I […]
While waiting in the park for someone, I saw geese walking. I had to snap a picture of it! I wanted to get closer but I remembered the horror stories my mom always told me about geese. She always said they were evil creatures. As a result, I kept a little distance (just to be […]
Every day is a new chance to try again, to try harder, be nicer, love more, laugh, smile, be a better friend… every day is a blessing. Cry if you need to, laugh if you can. Remember that happiness is not a destination, it's a journey.
There are days when I feel normal. Happy, even. Honestly, those are the majority of my days. Most days are good days. For that, I'm very thankful. I have a lot of blessings in my life and I don't take them lightly. But some days are dark days. Some days I have a hard time […]
There is a lot of truth to this. Lessons learned through pain are the lessons that are branded on our hearts. I continue learning and growing as a person. Every day is a new beginning.
There’s nothing worse than sitting and waiting. Here I am, in the waiting room, patiently (attempting to be patient, at least) waiting for the nurse to call my name. It’s not crowded though. Honestly, it’s very quiet. My focus shifts and I listen as two older people begin to converse about their gardens. They are […]