In a time where around the world and in many parts of our own country there is so much violence and horrible acts of evil, it is important to remember there are so many wonderful people in the world. And so many wonderful things to celebrate so that evil doesn’t win. After a horrific situation in Vegas, I think it is important to remember those that are without a loved one and so many that lost their lives for a horrible nonsense reason. I also believe it is important to love a little deeper, laugh a little more, and find joy in the sadness. After mourning, which for those affected will be a very long time, you have to figure out how to smile again so evil doesn’t win.
We all (including myself) need to make sure we find the joy still. So this weekend was about finding that joy after a sad week. I LOVE October. It is baseball postseason and my Tribe is killing it so far! So it was a fun weekend of baseball (including Nationals game against the Cubs). It was also a weekend of enjoying nature, making sure I connected with people I love, and attending a beautiful wedding in the fall scenery of Shenandoah. This weekend was about playing– having fun and enjoying October.
What will you do this week to make sure you find joy?
My goal for this coming week: Giving 5 random acts of kindness. To put more love and kindness into this world after last week. Who is up to match my challenge?
Pictures courtesy of my iphone… my hike