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Construction zone

Well, hello there! If you are reading this at night, Congrats! You have made it through another day of beauty and challenges. And for those morning, folks - put on your armor and jump full force into your day today... you are not alone as you step out. Look for the beauty, its always there.
I know, I know... Some days the beauty is more difficult to see, isn't it? I have those days sometimes, too.
But check out some of these lyrics of Just Be Held by Casting Crowns:
Hold it all together everybody needs you strong.  But life hits you out of nowhere and barely leaves you holding on. 
So when you're on your knees and answers seem so far away You're not alone, stop holding on and just be held.  Your world's not falling apart, its falling into place.  I'm on the throne, stop holding on and just be held.  Just be held.
If your eyes are on the storm You'll wonder if I love you still. But if your eyes are on the cross You'll know I always have and I always will.
And not a tear is …

Life is not a looking glass

Time is short. Very short. It runs out so quickly and we cannot get it back. I don't know about you, but I ALWAYS have great intentions and then time gets away from me and, before I know it, I don't have enough time to finish all that I want to do. (And, you guessed it, that explains why I am so late at writing this blog.) "Life is not a looking glass, don't get tangled in your past..." - Brandi Carlile
Each particle of sand that falls through this hourglass is gone...in real life, we cant flip it over and let it come back through again. Its considered the past and that is where it stays. Think about it... that breath you just took.. you took it in the past. That last sentence you read? It was in a past moment, too. Its crazy to think of things like that. 
Just look at this: There are approximately 83 days left until Christmas. That is 1,992 hours, 119,520 minutes, 7,171,200 seconds that will be gone. Forever. Time we cannot get back. That's a lot of time, isn&#…