Some folks have it
OCTOBER 4, 2012
Carla shared a story recently about being at a park
and having a momentary lapse.
She was feeling sorry for herself.
It was then that she saw a frail elderly man
laboring to do his morning walk.
Her immediate thought was that if he can do it, if
he can keep going, then so can I.
I have got to keep going. I can’t feel sorry for myself.
A lot of folks have it worse than me.
I’ll handle it,
OCTOBER 6, 2012
Carla is so intent on doing things herself that
she has shared that she is not happy when her
mom tries to help her by taking the shopping
bags or offering to fold the towels, or whatever.
She wants to do these small, and seemingly
meaningless, chores herself.
She doesn’t ask Pat for help unless she really
needs it (something my husband hopes will rub
off on me).
She wants to hang on to her ability to do the
everyday things we all take for granted.
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