December Prayer

December Prayer I’m determined to remember I’m determined to forget On this last day in December I choose to move beyond regret   For it is often in the choosing Of what to hold and to let go for what we focus on will hold us And what we feed in life will grow I’ll forget what lies behind me Those things I cannot change But hold dear the lessons learned and Find the beauty that remains I’ll ‘forget’ theRead more

a few thoughts on letting go…

“Let go of the past, and the past will let go of you…” Cool quote. Not sure who it’s by. But cool, powerful quote. “Do not call to mind the former things, Or ponder things of the past. “Behold, I will do something new, Now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, Rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:18-19   “I will do something new, Now it will spring forth…WillRead more

Good goodbyes

So, today was the day we have dreaded. It was also the day we have so looked forward to. So it is with endings…and beginnings.  You can’t have one without the other and one brings on lots of tears while another can bring on so much joy.  It all depends on what is ending and what is beginning. So often, you get both in both…tears and joys in endings and beginnings.  So it is with this ending/beginning in our lives. AsRead more

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ ‘Fresh’

Fresh out…this tree’s first leaf begins to emerge on it’s own from out of ‘nowhere’. Can’t help but love Spring. “New-ness” is good. Fresh starts are so appreciated. Love the visuals that Spring gives us that new beginnings are possible and can come from anywhere. We just have to look for them… and be willing to let go of the old stuff that needs to fade into the distance. Sometimes the letting go of the old, and letting go ofRead more