October 25, 2011

being thankful

It's been more than a week of days since I have felt like there has been a possibilty of stringing a few thoughts together, but now... the words are stirring again.  Hearts have been praying, and it seems that the thick veil of exhaustion has lifted some.  I am thankful.  I suppose knowing things are going to be okay and the actual road of getting there are two completely different things... and sorting out the differences make me weary.  But there is less pain and more living... and the promise of an update tomorrow.  Any news is better than no news.   

Fall has come, and with it, fresh air.  For deep breathing. For cheering. For laughing.  Yes, there has been some of each.  Again, I am thankful.  The breeze circles 'round us and we think outloud that perhaps this is the best season of the year.  But the next, and the next after that will come, each with its own glory and gifts... and it too will be the best season of the year.  And it makes me smile... to know that the best is still just around the bend.

6 comments:

Southern Gal said...

Yes, to less pain and more living. Your outlook feels me with joy. The best is yet to come.

Kay said...

I'm glad some of your burden has been lifted, friend. : )

togetherforgood said...

I am thankful to come here today and find your beautiful heart again . . . your words always lift me up. I am glad for healing and for rest and for life being lived and for fall and for YOU. :)

Michelle DeRusha@Graceful said...

Dawn, I am so late to the news about Eric, but just know that I am praying for you all. My heart is with you!!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Loved reading this....good stuff is always around the bend. :)
xo

Dayle said...

Seasons come and go. Nothing lasts forever. May you find wonderful things around the bend.