Just one town over from us thousands of people are dealing with the loss of their homes in Sunday’s EF-4 tornado. Is it weird to feel guilty that me and mine are all healthy, happy, and warm, staring at our Christmas tree newly set up in the living room? So many people in the world dealing with big, scarey things that require courage on so many levels.
This week on Peachtree Lane we are thankful that our big, scarey things are positive in nature: intimidating opportunities at my husband’s work, our teenager preparing to get his driver’s license and looking for a part-time job, and my getting through the day-to-day with the shorties. Life itself demands courage of all of us. Different kinds at different times and some not as outwardly obvious.
Shorty-style courage this week at their 3-year check up: