the dock - New Year's Eve 2015
It was a pretty rough ending to a year that was very joyous at times and incredibly difficult at times. But no matter what I want to remember.
I want to be grateful in good times and bad.
I want to count it ALL joy, James 1:2-8.
So, the following celebrations were cancelled during all of those trials:
a graduation party to celebrate our two oldest boys graduating from college, on the same day, from the same school, in two separate ceremonies (5 of us were sick)
Christmas Eve...This was the view from the swing last night and I have practice keeping my focus in the right place. This is my favorite spot to bring in the new year. So sweet all tucked in the woods, beautiful surroundings, reflective, kids enjoying themselves. Sometimes we stay the night and sometimes we don't. It's always different yet never disappointing.
I must say I like calmer waters, and the air a bit more still, when I spend time in that swing. Never the less I still want to be there. This is my favorite spot to ring in the new year and it doesn't matter what the weather is.
the dock - New Year's Eve, not 2015
Hoping we have much to celebrate in 2015 and we can all stay healthy!
I also know we will weather any storm!