Friday, January 21, 2011

Growth, why is it so hard?

Today I finally got to go back to Physical Therapy, it had been 2 -3 weeks, and so I was hurting a bit. Right after that, one of my kids got hurt and without going into detail, that is what we did for the rest of the day and night, more doctor apt's. and imaging.

When  you are asked as a Mom, how do you handle this? How do you not get discouraged? Or do I ever ask Why me? Those are all important questions and ones I should know as a Mom...thank goodness I do. I have said many times, it doesn't do you any good to go down the WHY ME road? I have done it, it is frustrating and the questions just keep coming? I have found greater peace when I ask ...what am I to learn from this? If the answer doesn't come right away, then I try to find someone to serve. I know that sounds silly but...there is ALWAYS someone worse off than you out there. Service always makes  you feel better!

I feel strong about the lessons that we learn in life that make us grow. Growing is just plain hard, sometimes but that is where the real learning comes in ...that is where the answers are. I try to tell my kids, to remember all the wonderful family and friends that are around them for support. I also try to remind my kids that, the path you are on, may not necessarily be the one you are suppose to be traveling tomorrow or in the future.

I have to remember all these things too, every day. Yes, just like many of my dear friends who are going through different pains and struggles right now...we are all still growing and learning. The important thing is to keep our faith, and keep asking "what am I to learn from this?"

Once again dear family and friends, thank you for always being there for us! We are truly grateful for each of your positive thoughts that are sent our ways and all the prayers that you send Heavenward in our behalf!

“If we Don't change we don't grow. If we don't grow we aren't really living”   ~ Gail Shee

"We would never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world."  ~ Helen Keller

"It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish."  ~ Heraclitus

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