Friday, January 4, 2013

Focusing on happiness

Today is a day that hurts, because a year ago today I experienced a heartbreaking loss. I'm trying very hard today to be positive. But it's hard. It's painful. I keep thinking that I'll get over it at some point. Hopefully some time soon, but it's not happening. I'm still hurting just as much today as I was a year ago. 

I'm trying really hard to focus on the here and now. And what's here, right in front of me on this bright morning, is a couple of cheerful little girls who are currently creating scrapbooks and Valentine's cards. They are blissfully unaware of what I'm thinking and feeling today and for that I'm happy. I can feel happiness through them. And I will. 

Their creativity makes me so happy. Their smiles warm my heart.

Their sweetness knows no bounds. They say and write "valenTIME" and I don't correct it because it's too darn cute.

"Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.” ~ W.S. Merwin


the corbett kid. said...

thinking of you wendy, xo

Wrestling Kitties said...

HUGS to you my friend.

You are amazing and beautiful and strong and you just happen to be raising two girls that are exactly the same.

Thinking of you

Amber said...

Hugs and chocolate kisses.

jdiperna said...

So sorry :(

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