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Friday, December 13, 2013

I choose to "See Beautiful"

As I see it, I can choose how to live my life. I can dwell on the bad and on the pain. Or, I can focus on what I love and the joys hiding in shadows of each day. As K taught me so intensely near the end of her life, every day of life is precious and worth celebrating. Every day has a ray of beauty.
A warm sunrise...
Or a crazy happy moment.
I have the choice, and I choose to focus on the beauty peeking from behind the clouds.


  1. Hi Y'all!

    Always amazing and beautiful glimpses into your world...thanks for sharing.

    Y'all come by now,
    Hawk aka BrownDog

  2. When I feel myself to be in a bad mood, or doing something I'd rather not...I try to remind myself I have a choice....I can let the bad mood have it's way or I can choose to be happy! It takes a conscious effort sometimes, but I try to make the right choice!

  3. I fall in love with Shyla every day thanks to your beautiful picture of her!

  4. Choice is a commitment to another day, with hope, and that sunshine in each of your photos. May it always shine for you, even though the day may seem to be dark. Lovely words, and as always, such super photos. Fond greetings, Jean.

  5. There's beauty just have to choose to see it!

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella &Roxy

  6. You are a very positive person and truly an inspiration, KB. Bless you♥
    You are so silly, R!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

  7. That really is the ONLY choice. The rest are just too sad or boring.

  8. That's the spirit!!

    Lily Belle & Muffin

  9. I think that outlook that you continue to bring to the page is what has given me strength and changed my outlook in turn. Perhaps it is a gift passed from dog to human to other humans.

    I just finished listening to a book called "The Possibility Dogs" by Susannah Charleson. It has made me see anew the gifts that dogs bring whether they are registered service dogs or pets, who are simply unregistered in their service.

  10. If you choose to look hard enough every day, you can find Beautiful in so many surprising places!

  11. That's perfect. My mother has always said....this too shall pass. And things always do.

  12. I like your attitude! Keep warm - enjoy your holidays. I'm thinking of you.

  13. You do see beautiful! Especially like that last pic!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  14. Love the inspiring thought. Choosing to see the beauty is not always easy but always worth it . I LOVE that silly picture!

  15. Good on you, KB. May you have much happiness.

  16. With every fiber of my being, I could not have written it better. THank you so much for getting it - for seeing so much beautiful. <3

  17. We're right beside you all the way!

  18. Perfect! We have choices in how we choose to be. The negative sometimes sneaks in But we can choose to see what is positive, and good. You say it all so well!. Thank you for sharing. :-)
    Barb, Ernie and all the furkids

  19. Winning attitude. I, too, am trying to choose to be happy and cheerful in these short days and through the pain-inducing storms...

  20. Sometimes it can be difficult to see the beauty that surrounds us, but it's always there waiting to lift us up. Thanks for the inspiration and reminder.

    Susan (and Wrigs)


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