I’m a country girl at heart. I’d take the sounds of nature over city noise any day. One of my favorite things about our new home is the location. Rolling hills, quaint stone bridges over bubbling streams, herds of deer running wild – I’m in heaven.
As a lover of art and art history, the famous masters of old really resonate with me. I love to study how they worked, how they went about life, how they got inspiration. One of my favorite artists to study is Michelangelo. I have had the great honor of traveling to Italy and seeing many of his works in person – one of the most breathtaking adventures of my life. Besides his David and Sistine Chapel works, however, one of my favorite things about Michelangelo is his attitude.
what if we chose this season to be thankful for our heartbreaks, our mistakes, our dead-end roads, shortcomings, and deep hurts. What if we made a conscious decision to be devastated by them, but choose to be thankful for something good that came later when the smoke of emotional devastation cleared?
I don’t know what season of life this blog post finds you in, but I plead with you, embrace your now. Let pain go, and find YOUR “happily ever after” in each and every moment. They all hold beauty. They all can be beautiful. We see what we choose to see. See the wonder…