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Do you ever feel STUCK? In 2000, I began looking for answers to some tough questions in my life. I'd searched high & low and finally conceded to search the promises found in the Bible. Those promises have sustained & guided me through the loss of a parent, the struggle with anxiety & depression, the loss of a valued relationship and so much more! I've found joy amid the pain. And, I want to share it with you!

28 October 2015

sunrise thoughts 28 October 2015

Rainy day again... and, I needed to get out early to make sure the girls had plenty of water. I'd been out a few times yesterday but, had made the choice to change out the water in the morning instead of last evening in the rain. I went out this morning. I got rained on. 

It was cool, windy & rainy throughout the night with the temps barely reaching the low 50's. I heated up a dish of homemade apple sauce and donned a baseball cap, waterproof jacket and boots. I headed
out the back door. Three of the five girls were huddled together in "the spa" and came running toward me as they heard me approach. The other 2 joined them at the end of their run by the time I made it to them. 

There was no visible sunrise. Yet, as we all know, the sun rises triumphantly -- even on cloudy days :) I handed in the bowl of warm applesauce to my biggest fanssnapped a pic of the barren field just past the pine grove & went to gather the eggs that might be there so early in the day. There were four eggs already! Pretty decent for just a few minutes after the scheduled time of sunrise. And, two of the four were warm... very warm. Just laid. It doesn't get much fresher than that!

I immediately thought of the first #JoyDare I would record for the day...
Upon entering the house & getting into dry clothes I thought about my sunrise post for the day. What would I say today. I'd already been sidetracked and was thinking about other thoughts to share & other pairings to create & other blog posts to write. I began typing. But before I'd written a dozen words, my mind was on a rabbit chase. And, you know what? I DECIDED TO FOLLOW IT! Because, seriously...

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  1. I think everyone is feeling the frazzle. But I know you are a determined woman and will finish strong! xo

    1. Three more days... three more days :) Yep, I will make it. This is a crazy time of year to wait & write a post after I see the sunrise each day! I'm going with an evening topic next year - ha ha! Thanks for your support & encouragement Susan. God bless!

  2. Love how you went with the flow. My thoughts have been random these days too so I appreciate your honesty here. I was wondering where in Indiana you live since I live in Cincinnati, we may live somewhat close to each other. Love your series.

    1. Thanks so much Mary! It's been crazy to write off the cuff every day after the sunrise... but, I've enjoyed it. We're from central Indiana -- only 2+ hours from Cinci :)