Here we go again

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For months I’ve agonized over whether or not to continue writing about #OneGoodThing each day, a project which started as a New Year’s resolution three years ago today.

I knew with clarity that I wasn’t done last January 1st, same as the January 1st before that. But this year, I considered ending the series at my 1,000th post. I persevered and finished the third year of posts last night, and still a “full body yes” to continue eluded me.

I feel burnt out spiritually, as though my inner light has dulled. Given my own health struggles and those of my dear Mama, finding something good in the day can be a challenge. A little voice inside keeps screaming that that’s exactly why I can’t stop yet.

This daily writing provides stability, and I am grateful for the connection to all of you. Plus, I’ve found that seeking out surprising silver linings is a survival skill best constantly honed. Many thanks to everyone who has encouraged me to continue!

Today’s #OneGoodThing is a commitment to keep going in 2019. May the new year be filled with good things for all of us! What was your #OneGoodThing today? I hope you’ll share in the comments!

Day 1 of 365. And Day 1,097 in a row (here’s the first 366, & the following 365, & the third year of 365 good things)!

1 year ago today: For you, me, and Mama

2 years ago today: Why I must continue

3 years ago today: Starting the journey to find #OneGoodThing every day!

5 years ago today: Top Posts of 2013

6 years ago today: Top Posts of 2012

492 replies

  1. Yay! My prayer was answered!! You are an inspiration and often the only silver lining I find too.

    I wish I could provide more than remote encouragement, but please remember, you are loved and valued.
    Rob x

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    • Awww, Rob, this is so sweet. You are such a treasure! I am absolutely touched by your kind words. Thank you for your support! Wishing you many silver linings in this new year!!!


  2. A thankful heart is like medicine.
    It brings joy to your soul.
    Those silver linings dispel the darkness.
    I pray your soul will be refreshed and watered.

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    • Thank you so much, sweet Robin! What kind words! We treasure the time we spent together in Venice, and hope you’ll visit us in Santa Rosa sometime soon! Thank you for your support! Big hugs to you and Don!!!



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