Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Forgive Me?

Gracious...I have no right to complain just because I lose a couple of blog words. Who do I think I am? Forgive me for my brief, however heartfelt, rant this morning?

There are those among my neighbors who are battling life-threatening illness. There are people from church who are  suffering with illnesses that render them house-bound or in pain on a 24/7 basis. There are large percentages of people without jobs in our state, and some who are homeless due to losing jobs in cutbacks. Who do I think I am to gripe about something so insignificant as my frustrating computer?

It didn't take me long to adjust my attitude and to realize how fortunate I am in my life. I have health, and my family is healthy too. I have all that I need, and far more than I need in some cases.
I am loved by some and I am liked by others. I live a quiet life in a peaceful place. I have a God who watches over me always and sees me through the  difficult times....even computer ailments!

So...this evening, I offer an apology to you, dear readers, and with a grateful heart, I thank God for all that He has brought my way, both good and bad. After would I know good sunny days fell if I didn't have a few rainy ones to compare it to?   Thanks be to God...and to all of you who bring me yourselves and your life experiences and your friendship. I wish you all peace and love and thankful hearts, even on the difficult days. 


  1. I think you are entitled to a little rant now and then. It is good for the soul.

  2. Blessings...Indeed we shall!

    Ben...thanks for the permission! And..It's good to see you made it through to the comments!

  3. We all get very frustrated at times--and that's just part of life, too. But staying positive and being grateful--priceless! :)