Tag Archives: disappointment

Some Failures Work Out Better Than Others

Even a bit of a failure with jelly-making can bring back good memories and yield something still worth having. Hard to totally ruin something that has this much sugar in it… Continue reading

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Bad Cider

Expecting the taste of fine hard cider and getting something between floor cleaner and industrial solvent is a bit of a disappointment… but there are useful lessons to be learned. Continue reading

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My Favorite Holiday

It’s more than the food that makes Thanksgiving my favorite holiday. Family, fun, football… and knowing I probably won’t disappoint a bunch of other people.
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A Unilateral Truce

It might be that showing mercy to ourselves frees us to show greater mercy to others… Continue reading

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A New Adventure

The lessons of frustration, disappointment and discouragement are not lessons we would choose but they can be the most valuable lessons we learn.
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Blessing in the Messing

Can you find the blessing in your mess? Sometimes, the very thing we don’t want is the best thing that could happen… Continue reading

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Praise in Disappointment

A grateful heart sees more good in a single glance than a bitter one sees in a lifetime. Continue reading

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