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I'm a stay at home momma who strives daily to stay sane in this madness! Life is Good!

Dec 22, 2009

squeezing joy

As this year is coming to a close, I realize how much time I have wasted having pity parties for myself (mostly just in my head, but for those few friends who I have vented on, THANK YOU, you saved me from insanity)! While not all the problems in my life were cause by my personal decisions, some were, and I hope to remember and learn from those choices because I can't change the past. However, I can choose how my heart will react and I can choose to be joyful, I can teach my children to be joyful in all things. In the last few months I have been reminded (several times) of the hardships and joys that Job faced in his life, it always puts my life in perspective, so thanks Lord, thanks for making Job's life a little crappy too at times. For now I'm going to squeeze every bit of joy out of life that I can. I'm going to keep my eyes focus on God's future blessings and try to remember that this moment in time may be a blessing in disguise. I'm going to embrace my family, relish in my children's innocence, and savor every sweet memory.


Dotty Jane said...

What a great post! We all have pity parties now and then:) I found you in the Etsy thread and wanted to say hi!

AlyGatr said...

It is very hard to get bogged down in pity...but you're right, you never have far to look to see the joy that's been there the whole time. Merry Christmas!!!! Beautiful Christmas pic, BTW :)

rentz said...

cute pic!

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