February 10, 2012

mourning....and changing my attitude...

I always thought mourning was something you did when someone passed away.
I now realize that mourning has to do with loss, no matter what the loss is.

I've gotten almost all the things going to storage packed up.
And I have spent hours of crying, sobbing.

I feel as if I am purging myself of all the pain
that I never took time in the past to acknowledge. 

This last year has brought so many changes and I thought I was just sailing through.
Even the good changes were changes just the same.
And I was just sailing through, not really taking the time to appreciate or mourn.

All my plans have fallen through for one reason or another.
I cannot do anything but have faith that God will put me right where I need to be.

Today I was especially feeling sorry for myself.
We have to move out this weekend and the unknown is looming a dark cloud above me.

I am telling you this because God always delivers, even if its into our email Inbox.

About a month ago I subscribed to Bernardo Mendez of Your Great Life TV,
A couple times a week I get an inspirational video message delivered to my Inbox.
Bernardo has made over 200 videos, all on his website, to inspire people to appreciate and love their lives.
What a wonderful calling!

Today he shared a video of Anthony Robbins interviewing Alice Herz-Sommer who is the oldest living Holocaust survivor at the age of 108!
"Everything Is A Present"

After watching this video and hearing the words of this remarkable woman I changed the way I was looking at my circumstances.
Here is the link to Bernardo's post:
http://www.yourgreatlifetv.com/reviews/everything-is-a-present/
And here is the interview on YouTube:

I hope this video inspires you as much as it did me.
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