Sunday, August 3, 2014

Bad experiences . . . grateful?

~ Love Is All There Is | Sheryl Crow ~

There was a time I had found love and had finally trusted another person enough to let him into my life in a meaningful way.  Probably like many other long distance relationships, it was a rocky road and it was a very confusing time, yet happy at the same time.  Talk about a roller coaster ride!

The Captain and I had already met in person.  He had visited several times and all I knew is that I was madly in love with him.  But there were other considerations to ponder.  They were life changing times!

At the same time, I had decided it was time to get a real job, so I was knee deep in the search for employment and all the frustrations associated with that.

I always write about how important music is in my life.  The words of this song constantly ran through my thoughts.  Love is all there is.

It was a time that my faith carried me to everything I wanted.  The Captain eventually moved to Florida and I found that fulfilling job I was searching for.

This post was originally published
on October 31, 2009

Nothing is a waste of time
if you use your experience wisely.

Auguste Rodin, 1840-1917

Even bad experiences are life lessons that prepare you
to cope with whatever fate has in store for you.

I'm grateful for all the bad experiences in my
past . . . they have made me the person I am today
and the stronger person I will be tomorrow.


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