Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Oh, to Fly

The other day, I thought I killed a bird. WHAM! It took a nose dive into the front of my car.

It was a beautiful goldfinch. I was very sad.

About five minutes later I came to a stop, dropped off the babysitter and was about to back out of her driveway when something amazing happened.

The goldfinch flew out from under the front of my car!!! He was alive and as lovely as ever.

That little survivor got me thinking. You're going about your business, living the day to day when WHAM! Life takes you completely by surprise. Without warning you find yourself in circumstances you've never imagined. You're zooming down the highway and uncertain if you'll survive.

It's frightening. Nay, terrifying.

But then something beautiful happens. As the shock wears off and you've had a chance to take in your new surroundings, you realize one very important thing. You still remember how to fly.

Oh yes, you most assuredly remember how to fly.


  1. Such an adorable family! Blessings to you and I hope you find that missing earring :(

  2. I love the outlook you have on life...making lemonade when life hands you lemons. What a terrific way to look at what God has given you. What an inspiration your family is!

  3. That is a lovely post. I think I will pass it on to my readers (with a link to your blog). I know lots of them will appreciate your way with words Brianna :-)

    If we get a chance on Sunday when we are up in FDL, I'll try to say Hi at LCC.


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