Seasons

It’s taken me a long time, but I am so glad that I’ve finally learned the secret to being happy in life.

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It’s to be grateful for each season in its time.

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There is always something different to look forward to, to wish for, to hope for.

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Always some change we wish would come.

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Always a past we yearn to visit once more.

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Being grateful in the moment is where the joy is found.

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Though life is in a great state of flux right now, I find myself relatively quiet.

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Deep contentment is settling on me, as I see that all of the paths that were unsure have led to this very sure moment.

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Autumn is always a time of change for me, and this year is no different.

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The weather seems to remind me constantly of this.

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One day there is rain.

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The next, snow.

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The next, golden sunshine.

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“The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives, but everything to do with the focus of our lives.”

-Russell M. Nelson

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2 Responses

  1. Elizabeth A. Matteson

    How lovely your surroundings, but more importantly, how lovely your spirit, Lady Ann!

    October 2, 2016 at 8:00 pm

  2. Jamie

    Love, love this…every picture, thought and admission. YOU are blessed with a grateful heart…which is the essence of life.

    October 3, 2016 at 5:24 pm

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