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From Where I Stand
7/23/2008 4:29:03 AM    [ Flag as Inappropriate ]

From Where I Stand, Life is Beautiful!

I stand on a pinnacle in the range of life’s mountains and gaze back over the terrain I have left behind.  And it is beautiful.  Life is a lovely gift.

 

Those of you who know my history may raise your eyebrows.  Beautiful?  She must be in denial.  We know the tragedy and despair that marked the first thirty-three years of this gals life.  And recovery has been no piece of cake either.

 

True.  But look at the whole picture.  See how the dark shadows enhance the beauty of the mountains when the light hits it just right?  Did you notice that the contract between darkness and light add texture and meaning to those valleys between the peaks?

 

From where I stand, life is beautiful. 

 



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More Blogs by Linda Settles
• Redeeming Our Treasures One Day at a Time - Saturday, December 06, 2008
• Redemption... - Tuesday, October 14, 2008
• Redeeming Our Love for Christ - Thursday, October 02, 2008
• Holidays Can Be Trouble... - Sunday, September 28, 2008
• Dancing Daffodils - Thursday, September 25, 2008
• Assessing the Strengths of A Recovering Sexual Abuse Survivor - Saturday, September 20, 2008
• Good News for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse - Friday, September 19, 2008
• My Trials Had to Stand for Something... - Saturday, August 30, 2008
• Renounce Negativity! - Thursday, August 28, 2008
• Antiseptic Grace - Monday, August 25, 2008
• A Safe Harbor - Sunday, August 24, 2008
• Honor-it is not what you think! - Saturday, August 23, 2008
• Break My Heart... - Saturday, August 23, 2008
• Letting go - Monday, August 11, 2008
• I'm Stepping - Saturday, August 09, 2008
• God Help Our Youth! - Tuesday, August 05, 2008
• Don't tell your children what to think! - Thursday, July 31, 2008
• On top of the mountain - Wednesday, July 30, 2008
• A Wrinkle in My Spirit - Tuesday, July 29, 2008
• Let us stand firm in our faith... - Sunday, July 27, 2008
•  From Where I Stand - Wednesday, July 23, 2008  
• WOW! What a Show! - Saturday, July 19, 2008
• When I Can't See - Friday, July 11, 2008
• Its Not Just Me - Tuesday, July 08, 2008
• Complications.... - Monday, June 23, 2008


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