A New Year

cuppajoeandthou

This morning Facebook reminded me of my blog post from a year ago today.  I was on my way to Texas to start a new chapter in life. This blog was going to blossom and thrive as each new day in a new life unfolded.

And then it didn’t.

I got homesick and depressed. Countless times I questioned if this was where I should be as family upheavals played out.  Not much was going as I imagined.

And that’s the rub, isn’t it?  Sometimes, in spite of faith and positive attitude, life just doesn’t go the way we want it to.

This has been a year of turning to face realities I don’t want to see.

It has also been a year of growth.  Growing pains are unavoidable.  Sometimes our arms and legs grow out of sync with the rest of us and we feel awkward…gangly. The challenge then is…

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