June 2, 2010

In three's

Ok they say bad things happen in 3's and well we've had our 3 this week and it's actually been REALLY awful. I'm tired of dwelling on those things so I thought I'd post 3 good things that far outweigh the 3 bad things we've had to deal with. I'm a little tired of saying "it could have been worse" this week but am so grateful that I AM able to say that. I have SO much to be thankful for and need to concentrate more on those.

So my list of three GOOD things are:

1. AMAZING family and friends who have helped us out this week. Seriously Vicky especially, you are a LIFE SAVER! I am so thankful for these people who have come to my rescue.

2. Good health and safety. I think it's something I totally take for granted but I am so thankful that my family, especially my growing boys, are healthy and strong. Sickness and injury would be WAY worse than anything that has happened this week and I'm so grateful I'm not dealing with either.

3. Love. I am truly the happiliest (is that a word?) married woman I know of and I'm so grateful for the love that is in my home. We can handle anything together and can even laugh most of it off because we know together we are fine.

It has been important for me to put these trials in perspective and look at the big picture this week. All of these challenges have to do with "things" and "things" are not that important. I've really got it made where it counts.


  1. I love you!! You are so awesome for staying so positive and optimistic!! And I'm SURE now that you have hit the 3 marker--you are done for a while!

  2. AnonymousJune 03, 2010

    Michelle, I am so proud of you. It is usually the parents that teach the children, but sometimes my wonderful girls teach me things. You and Neil are an awesome couple and you CAN do any-thing together. I love you and your little family so much.


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