Archive | June 2013

seasons.

If you have the pleasure of living where there are 4 seasons (as defined by the clear observation of buds, green leaves, colored leaves, no leaves), then you really understand the end of one season and the beginning of another.

Looking at life as seasons really helps when you’re hurting.

season 1

Some seasons feel very long. Winter seems to hang on in some places.

Listen. There’s some pretty awful heartache out there. And your pain may feel like winter; never-ending. But I promise you that spring will come again.

So for now, it’s okay to hunker down. And wait.

full.

Do you see the glass half full?                         glass

Or half empty?

Optimism is a choice. So is pessimism.

Which will you choose?

Life can be very difficult.

But how we look at it makes all the difference in how we proceed.

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“Hope is a good thing. Maybe the best of good things, and no good thing ever dies.”  -Shawshank Redemption