Thursday, December 20, 2012

Confessions of a Joyous Mom

Have you ever seen this book?

We own it.  And I love listening to the kids read the absurd choices all the while giggling with hysterics and what the other chooses.  

Things like... "Would you rather eat a cup of worms, or have crickets pop out of your nose when you sneeze?"


I have to choose one of those?  Well, if I had to pick one..... and laughter ensues.

Why am I bringing this up today?  Because I feel like I've been having thoughts like this with regards to my vertigo & dizziness!  I find myself saying.... "I would rather have a week of the flu, than 6 weeks of dizziness."  Or, "I would rather have chronic headaches, than feel like this all the time."  But then I remember... I don't have a choice.  This is what I've been asked to endure, and I will do it with as much grace and strength as He gives me!!

So, while I cannot wish this away, or trade it for another affliction, I can choose my attitude through it all.  And I choose...