The dust is settling, and I have chance now to reflect and think about what I could have done better.
Those Fun Vicissitudes of Life
The last two years were a season for change.
I was fortunate enough to marry the love of my life. Hooray!
We found out we would not be able to have children naturally… 🙁 Booo.
After six years of toil, I finished writing and illustrating my first novel! Hooray!
At the same time, my eyesight got so bad that, for awhile, I could not see the hand in front of my face. 🙁 Booo.
And with taking a break from art and drawing all day, my eyesight has mostly returned. Hooray!
And, on our last try at IVF (in vitro fertilization), we became pregnant! Hooray!
We found out the gender: It’s a boy! Hooray!
Hooray, hooray, hooray!
Why is it so hard to be grateful?
Funny how things go up and down. I’ve had a good chance to learn to be grateful, but at times, I admit, I’ve really, really struggled with this. Continue reading