We made it to the top, taking breaks along the way and taking turns carrying the little guy. His low muscle tone and leg braces made it a work-out for everyone. It was a steep rocky hike, maybe a mile to the top of the mountain. The view is beautiful. Kids big and small love it!
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It’s something I struggle with. Something worthwhile for everyone. It’s advice that’s easy to give but much harder to take (Isn’t all advice that way?)
So why would I give up on myself – even though I’ve never really given up on anyone else? Even when I’ve lost all strength, I pray. Even when it seems like I just don’t care, silently I pray. We all fall short. I’m painfully aware of my own failings in life.
It may not always be the prayers of my youth, or formal prayers. (There is a time and place for everything.) Some days it’s just a positive thought I send your way. Some days when the pain is too great, and I can’t find my own words, it’s more of a chant or a meditation. Sometimes it’s long and repetitive like the Litany of the Saints. Some days it’s short and sweet.
Some days it’s a quiet walk enjoying nature, that renews my strength.
Why then do I give up so easily on myself?
It’s a question worthy of asking…
Continue reading Not Giving Up
Have you ever had a situation in your life when you weren’t sure whether to take a step forward or take a step back?
Continue reading Doing the Dance (knowing when to step forward and when to step back)