“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.”- Vince Lombardi
Life has it’s ups and downs. In my last blog, I wrote about my cousin Betty and her passing from this earthly existence to her eternal home.
Nothing in this life stays the same. We are all moving forward on our journey. At times, it is easy to give into despair and anxiety. It is difficult to accept this life’s twists and turns, but we must accept these changes whether we feel like it or not.
Like Lombardi implied, it is getting back up that truly matters.
These last few days I have prayed and read scripture, shared my feelings with my best friend, and released my sadness at the loss of my cousin Betty. Life is about changes, nothing remains the same. We have to grieve; we have to also honor this precious, fragile existence and not give into the abyss of despair.
This morning as I was eating breakfast I looked out the window at the majestic oaks in my back yard, and I watched hawks gracefully soar across the light blue sky. The sun peaked through the branches of the cherry laurels. Squirrels darted from branches high above oaks. The world in the early morning hour was truly beautiful.
I am thankful to God for this life that He has blessed me with. It isn’t always easy, but I know that He is with me just as He promised. God keeps His promises and I know that I am not alone. God gives me the strength to get back up even when I don’t think that I have any strength left.
Jenny W. Andrews Copyright 2020
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Thank you, Mercy. Prayer can heal us and give us peace.
God’s blessings to you and your family.
Prayers for you and your family
Thank you so much for your prayers. I am a firm believer in the power of prayer and God’s power to heal us no matter how broken our hearts are.
Blessings to you and your family, as well.
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