One Year Later One year ago this week I turned full force into the reality of being a single Mom- giving up on restoration and moving toward creating a new family from the ashes.
Last fall, with the holiday season looming, I looked forward to a time when the last holiday memories would be from our ‘new life’. I hoped the holidays of 2015 would be easier. For the kids at least this October and Halloween, were easier- even good! It may have been harder for me- but as long as they are thriving I’m happy enough. This month we enjoyed both old and new(er) pumpkin
It was my goal to survive Thanksgiving. My hopes and expectations were no more than that. Oh, ye of little faith. Thanksgiving came, and it was good. This hurt often feels big enough to over-shadow everything else. To make an attitude of thanksgiving impossible. But, I was wrong. Just as I am daily learning that it is possible to be simultaneously broken and blessed, I am also learning that life doesn’t have