I've been really struggling lately with looking at the negative aspect of everything in my life. I've been worrying about how I'm gonna pay this huge bill I got for Max's ear surgery, but I've been forgetting to think about all the stuff I do have and how I've been able to pay all my bills on time by myself since G and I seperated.
I've also been tempted to lay all kinds of things out about G - just so I can say "See, this is why I made this decision," or "can you believe that?" or whatever. But why am I wanting to do that - what is my motive. I have to look close at my reasoning - and once I did I knew that it was just a selfish desire for people to relate to me. For people to sympathize...but instead I should be looking at all the positive going on!! I need to choose JOY...I just needed a little reminder from my Savior (cleverly disguised by Richards words in the sermon)!!
And don't get me wrong - there is ALOT of JOY to be savored in my life right now...I just forget that every once in awhile:) Here's to capturing the joy in your life - whether it be something huge or something small :) Here are just a few of the people who bring JOY to my life: