A beautiful poem written by a friend. Thanks Sage!
Yesterday was the first day I didn’t post a blog since August 1st. My mom went into the hospital on Thursday, so here is a post from earlier in August. I am living in a storm, but still trying to face that bad weather with a positive attitude.
“Life isn’t about avoiding the storm, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” ~ Unknown
We all live pretty comfortable lives and it’s easy to skip through in the sunny times, but it’s what we do in the face of adversity that defines the type of person we are. We can choose to hide from the bad weather in our lives, or we can choose to embrace the storm and learn to appreciate the gifts that it brings.
You have to want not simply to be alive, but to LIVE the life you have been given. It is certainly easier to want to shelter yourself until the bad weather passes, but you may be passing up a great opportunity to throw caution to the wind and free yourself in the rain that storm provides.
If you take the risk, that cleansing shower of rain may wash away any negativity…
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