Learning to Love

For the longest time I haven’t liked my house.  It’s old.  It’s ugly.  Things keep breaking.  I haven’t been able to redo the rooms that needed it the most.  All of the frustrations I felt, I channeled towards the house.  

So I didn’t do anything and nothing got better.  I never learned to love my house.  Until now.

I’ve had to change my perspective about it.  My house provides shelter for the people I love most.  My couch can fit everyone (including the cats) when we have movie nights.  My garden grows beautiful flowers and healthy foods even though it has weeds.

Slowly but surely, I’ve begun to see the beauty emerge.  And all it took was to change myself.

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  1. 1

    Wonderful epiphany Renee! I use to feel negative about my home as well…so glad I changed my attitude. It has made a great deal of difference in my whole life! 🙂 Wishing you a very happy day! Thanks for sharing.

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    Renee, It’s great that you can see your house in a different perspective now. Any place that you live should become your HOME, where you and your family can be comfortable and happy! This photo is a great start! 🙂

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    The only thing we can really control in life is what and how we want to think……….everything really is out of our control.
    The mantle of loving family photos is fantastic!!!!

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