Hello, I'm Cindi and thank you for stopping by. I believe each of us has a unique journey and an incredible story to tell. I recently came to realize that when I slow down and really focus on the world around me, I often find that even the mundane tasks, like doing the dishes can have a huge impact on my day. My dream is to weave these small snapshots of my daily life into stories that encourage the heart and stir the soul. Abundant treasures disguised as ordinary moments await us when we stop to gather them up.
My sister wrapped her arms around me as the tears began to flood my eyes and spill down against my hot cheeks." I failed!" The words came out broken and caught dry in the back of my throat. I tried to swallow that choking feeling. " I thought I could do it," Words finally began to escape between sobs. "I failed!" I repeated myself louder, wanting to define my sense of defeat, and disappointment, but no more words would come out. Instead, I buried my face into her long, brown hair and closed my eyes. She pulled me in and began to speak truth to me." You didn't fail , you tried ." Her gentle words soothed me into a puddle of emotion as I sat hard against the couch and pulled myself away to recompose. "You tried. " she said, looking into my eyes, then kissed the top of my head. "You tried." Last year, I experienced a life threatening illness that not only left me fighting for my life, but also learning how to