I exhaled deeply. We walked from the church into an overcast sky, and waited as the pallbearers carried my father’s casket into the hearse at a gentle and steady pace.
Today, I wanted to continue staying in bed, snuggled under my warm bed covers. I heard the wind howl last night and I knew it was going to be a very cold day. Colder than usual.
In order for us to experience everything the world has to offer, we must first come to appreciate all that we already have. Because beyond all doubt, our challenges are always accompanied by great gifts.