Today was really, really good because I got to spend time with a lot of people that I love. My parents are back in town for a little bit (!!) so we had a special a daughter-parent lunch date. I don’t get to spend time with just the two of them and me very often. Then this afternoon, Josh & I helped celebrate and “shower” some beloved friends who are getting married in a couple weeks. What a fun crowd! There are some groups that just make you feel at ease every time. Like I said: today was really, really good.
But today was also sad. An acquaintance reached out to me online for some support during a rough time. I felt like there was a round of tug-of-war between happiness and sadness going on in my heart all afternoon.
I guess all I can do is let myself be fully present during happy moments, then pray for and offer encouragement to those who are hurting during sad moments.
Here’s a happy moment from today: