Monday, December 10, 2012

Inspiration

It's easy to forget how good I have it. It's easy to get lost in the day to day grind; to let the fear, stress and poor-me's take over.

And then something comes along to remind me just how good life is if I only let myself see it. And if Tess has taught me anything, it is to appreciate the people I would have never given a second glance at before. To focus more on the "special" in special needs and not so much on the "needs".

Something like this:






And this:



And last but certainly not least, this:




And just like that, I know with all my heart, I am blessed.




5 comments:

  1. PRECIOUS!!!!! YOU ARE BLESSED AND SO IS THAT LITTLE GIRL....and everyone who is lucky enough to meet her <3

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  2. interesting blog. It would be great if you can provide more details about it. Thank you...


    Gastroenetrologist

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  3. Hi there,
    This blog is basically funny, sad, and true stories about my family's life with a special needs daughter/sibling. If you go back through the blog archives you will read more about my daughter Tess as well as her "typically developing" older sisters. I try to find the humor in some fairly serious instances so be warned. With your name "gastrosurgery", the post "Life is FLEETING" immediately comes to mind. :)

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  4. Beautiful - of course, may favorite is Tess singing. :)

    You know, it is easy to get discouraged. And some days are just perfect for a little ol' pity party and then I can move on.

    But one of the things I have learned since having Lily is there are a whole lot of amazing and wonderful people I would never have noticed or met if she wasn't part of our family. My life is much richer for noticing these special people and knowing them.

    Happy New Year! :)

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