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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Sunday Sundries--Life Choices

Okay, can you believe it's fall already? Where has 2012 gone? I haven't made the best choices so far this year, in that I haven't gotten as much done as I'd wanted, but there have been some extenuating circumstances, as always.

All in all, it's a pretty good life. I truly believe we make our own happiness and if we don't make the effort to be happy, we will sink into the pits of depression. Here's one that I found on Pintrest that kind of hit home:
Breaks it all down. There's this as a life lesson:

My husband saw a picture of us in Hawaii for our anniversary in 2003 and he said, "You looked happy." Well, what's not to love? We were on a beach at sunrise:
But, it was an awakening that I really hadn't been laughing and smiling a lot recently. I vowed to focus on celebrating the moment and being grateful. Because:
I've given this feature to my characters too. It's important, because each of them has to go through some rather challenging phases to get to their happiness.They each have to learn:
You really do have to be happy with yourself. Don't depend on someone else for your happiness. But we can't be too serious, either:
This is the time of year I have to be especially careful, because my allergies and tendencies to not get enough sleep. I usually get sick this time of year. I gave this to one of my characters who is sick and worried he might lose the love of his life. He gets run down and his brother and sister-in-law come to help. He has to learn:
He also has to learn, as I had to:
You're setting yourself up for a fall if you keep trying to keep the illusion. The woman he loves has to learn, again as I did:
She goes for what she really wants. She finds out:
Finally, this is one of my all-time favorite pictures:
May we all have that life! Have a super week!