a full day

That was rough.... Thing to do now is try and forget it.... I guess I don't quite mean that.  It's not a thing you can forget.  Maybe not even a thing you want to forget.... Life's like that sometimes... Now and then for no good reason a man can figure out, life will just haul off and knock him flat, slam him agin' the ground so hard it seems like all his insides is busted.  But it's not all like that.  A lot of it's mighty fine, and you can't afford to waste the good part frettin' about the bad.  That makes it all bad.... Sure, I know - sayin' it's one thing and feelin' it's another.  But I'll tell you a trick that's sometimes a big help.  When you start lookin' around for something good to take the place of the bad, as a general rule you can find it.  
~From the movie Old Yeller


  • lava lamp casting shadows of blue on the night wall
  • cindy ever ready to help
  • janet's new baby
  • exercise with julie
  • ever support from sweetie
  • nate's note
  • Moroni and the title of liberty
  • my children trying to reach their sister
  • young women program
  • i had a ball working hard last night
  • those kids sharing their talents
  • delicious food
  • adults giving time
  • examples of Christ-like living all around me
  • a vision 
  • the peace of prayer
  • a life of purpose
  • the promise of today
  • smiles
  • floss
  • a new day
  • Japanese people trying



S. Etole said…
and there's always good to find, isn't there? ... holding you in prayer still
Melissa: said…
One of the hundreds of reasons I love and admire you so.
deb colarossi said…
oh, cristie,
I've started a few emails since I've been back,
and I just don't know what to say..
I am praying

Love you.
Grandma Honey said…
Amazing the wisdom we can find in those old movies and books.
Cath said…
Still praying for you and so touched by the grace and beauty you continue to notice around you. love you!

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