Nothing is more exciting than leaving on a trip except when it’s time to come home. Home is truly where the heart is.
The beach mid-winter retreat was everything we hoped for and even more…like the weather it just got better and better. Tomorrow I will have pictures to accompany our five-day get-away but we all felt the “need for speed” in getting away and being together again.
I have decided that I would be able to tell time these days (not by a clock or watch) but by my fresh bouquets of flowers….look at the extra buds that opened while we were away.
So much has happened in our lives since the last gathering….a new baby…(little Caleb) a grandson for Brookie, a new home for Jackson, and a chance to see how Libby has fared through so many family health crises and try to provide support.
The older we grow…the more similar we become….or perhaps we have always been one and the same….it just took a lifetime to recognize it among each of….the Ya’s. Life has a way of even-ing everyone up….we learn that we are truly One under God.
“Our life is our prayer. It’s our gift to the universe, and the memories we leave behind when we someday exit this world will be our legacy to our loved ones. The best thing we can do for ourselves and everyone around us is to find our joy and share it!” ~ Anita Moorjani
I definitely found my joy at Pawleys with my Ya’s….I am also returning with renewed energy and faith. I am not alone walking my path through life….that is an important thing to know.
So until tomorrow….I will rest in my own bed tonight and re-live the memories of the past week until I fall asleep. Sweet dreams!
“Today is my favorite day” Winnie the Pooh