A few years ago, Husband & I went on a date. It looked something like this:
Hours later, when we went to drive home, we found this:
Not the best of times. Thankfully, no one was injured when our car spontaneously combusted in the parking lot. Also, our insurance covered everything--including the $100+ taxi ride home.
Despite the shock and logistical challenges this wasn’t the worst of times, either. Remembering difficult situations, and how I pulled through them, helps me to shelve an attitude of entitlement and to focus on living a full life regardless of circumstances. Or, so I like to remind myself on these anniversaries....
Do you have any not-so-ready-for events that remember each year? Why do you acknowledge them?