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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Loss

We lose hair, weight, sleep, contact, keys, sunglasses, luggage, races, games, arguments, jobs, money, homes, our place in line, our way, our will power, our balance, our sanity, our minds, our cool, our nerve, our courage, our voice, our faith, ourselves, people we love and people that never will be.

Sometimes our losses are little and will soon be discovered exactly where we left them or they become life lessons to learn and grow from. They become a part of who we are.

Other times they are almost too great to bear and leave us asking why and endless other questions.

I would like to think that a really big devastating loss means that a really big wonderful win is just around the corner.

This Thanksgiving eve, with hope in my heart, I pray our wins always outweigh our losses.

We give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. ~ Author Unknown

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8 Comments:

Blogger Cheryl said...

Amen to that! Happy Thanksgiving, my friend!

November 24, 2010 at 7:51 PM  
Blogger Sophie said...

You deserve all the happiness in the world. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones, Tonya xoxo

November 24, 2010 at 8:43 PM  
Blogger gingerbreadmama said...

Xoxo, thinking of you and knowing a great big helping of goodness is coming your way!

November 24, 2010 at 8:55 PM  
Blogger Leah said...

Something amazing is definitely awaiting you right around the corner dear sister. May you never experience any kind of loss again.
I have incredibly high hopes for our family in 2011. : )

November 24, 2010 at 9:22 PM  
Blogger Natalie said...

You said it...amen! Happy Thanksgiving my friend!

November 24, 2010 at 9:32 PM  
Blogger pr0udmom0f3 said...

Happy Thanksgiving! I suffered a great loss as a child. And in the end, I like to think that I gained much from it, and it truly shaped me in to who I am today.

November 25, 2010 at 5:45 AM  
Blogger Life Without Pink said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family :)

November 25, 2010 at 5:59 AM  
Anonymous Nichole said...

You deserve all the happiness in the world, my lovely friend.

I have a coaster on my coffee table that reads, "May the best of your past be the worst of your future." That is my wish for you.

November 25, 2010 at 10:21 AM  

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