Jewels, Gems & Gunpowder

I would love to hear from you! Sharing Saturday with you.

Jewel: Happiness is not a curse nor is it something we should try to live without. Happiness does exist. It is sometimes our circumstances, sometimes just a gentle afternoon breeze, but happiness does exist. Joy, I think, is a little deeper than happiness but both can coincide. I can be full of joy that I’m away from darkness, but not feel happy about the day.

I think happiness is kind of like a merry heart! I want it even though I know it can come and go. It’s fickle that way but I still like it.

Gem: When the days feel lifeless and there seems to be pervasive darkness around you, when you can finally feel the sunshine, its light is more brilliant than ever.

Metaphorical Gunpowder: I struggle a bit this week to just continue carrying on. My legs felt tired, my hope a little skewed – everything was just a little damp with lack of empathy for myself. I heard a few times from some great men of faith this week: just keep walking, move forward even when you want to stop.

That’s is exactly what I did.

Leave your jewel, a gem or something you kept yourself free from with metaphorical gunpowder.

Reach for the stars this week! If you miss one, you’re still close to the heavens.

Happy Saturday!

Published by Gracedxoxo

I have the courage to tell my story to help others embrace theirs.

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