Wants. Fears. Blessings.

Some days it can be so easy to focus on our wants, and our hopes, and our dreams, and what we don’t yet have…. that we forget to be thankful for the blessings right in front of our own faces.


I fear I’ve let myself get to that place.

Forgetting what I have.

Wanting what I don’t.

Crying in the shower.

Letting fear get the best of me.


(You know… those days.)


So I’m trying to check myself here.

I’m trying to trust God and remember that life unfolds as it is meant to in time, as it always has.


And in the meantime, I’m doing my best to count all the blessings that are right in front of me… like the sunshine, a fresh breeze, the promise of spring, air in my lungs, a heartbeat in my chest, a hot cup of coffee in the morning, a supportive family, a belly laugh, old friends, food in our refrigerator, warmth in our home, the unconditional love of a crazy puppy, and the comfort of James’ arms around me telling me everything will be okay.




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