Thursday, June 27, 2013

30 Days of Beauty-Day 27: Tomorrow

Have you ever had one of those days?  From the time you wake up in the morning, your day just doesn't go right.  It could be one catastrophic thing that soured the day, it could be lots of little things that didn't go well, or it could be the final event (think straw) that broke the cumulative camel's back.  Today was one of those "broken camel back"days.

It's not important what today's event was.  Let's just say that it was not welcome after all we've been dealing with as a result of our wet basement.  We have all been trying to stay positive even though we feel devastated that all of our hard work is damaged.  The good news has been that our personal belongings are all fine; it's just the new carpet, flooring, and walls that have to be replaced.  It has been so sad to see our fine work gone and to face months of renovation before we have that space to use again!  So today has been a struggle as another event gets piled on.  I don't think it really matters what the event is.  It's the fact that there is one more thing to deal with.

Our way of coping was to get out of the house and keep busy.  We did errands and managed things that we could control.  It helped to recreate some semblance of order.  This return to everyday matters helped a lot, but what really helps me is to remember that there is always tomorrow.
Tomorrow holds so much promise.  There is great beauty in that promise.  The future has a lot of potential for change, and I am someone who appreciates change in small doses.  Without change, we get stale and life can be boring.  I also think that time truly does heal as it takes us further from the initial shock or distress of an event.  I am looking forward to the joy of tomorrow.  I know that it will be better.  So, I am much like that other red-haired person, Annie, as I sing quietly in my head, "The sun'll come out tomorrow!"

Have you found your joy today?

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