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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Happy New Year ...

Listening to my girls' laughter voices have given me the drop of happiness that I have been searching for the last couple months. As I tasted this happiness, my mind traveled back to the beginning of last year. Last year was a bit rough to begin with for some reasons and not to mention the emotion roller coaster that I had ridden for the last couple months before the year end. Perhaps it was the year of the dragon or perhaps it was just one of those years. As I toughed out through out the year, I finally saw the silver lining behind every cloud.

I am thankful for all of the misfortunes that have come knocking at my soul. Because of them, I am now a much stronger person. Only through those experiences, I have come to realize how fortunate I am. After the taste of bitterness, every bit of sweetness tastes much sweeter.

Sometimes, it is hard to look beyond when unfortunate have hit us but if we do, we can see the light that is peeking and trying to reach out to us--giving us the courage, giving us the hope.

In this new year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all, my blogger friends, who have been visiting me when I was offline. I am back --as good as new :-)

May this new year bring you a healthier and happier life. And let's the writing begins!

Until next stop,
Journey of Life

18 comments:

  1. You have mentioned it. Its a roller coaster ride.
    I remember once what one sensible guy told me "its how you ride those waves, and come out of it"

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    1. Very true and thank for your visit. Very much appreciate it.

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  2. You too my dear! Didn't realize you had such a rough year. I hope this one is better to you.

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  3. Love the new header picture - you look awesome....I am sorry about your end of last year... But I so understand how you feel. The end of last year was awful for me... But I feel like I, Marc and many of our friends and families have become stronger because of this... have you read my post on Katie Couric's site? I think given this post you may appreciate it... http://www.katiecouric.com/features/why-im-stronger-after-hurricane-sandy/

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    1. Definitely appreciated it. Good blog, Hilary!

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  4. You look beautiful despite your 2012 hardships. Some years are good and some not the way we had wanted, but we keep traveling through them. Hope this year is far better than you had even hoped.

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    1. Thank you Elaine. I totally agree with you.

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  5. I'm sorry to hear that you had a rough year. But you seemed to have done remarkably well through it. I hope 2013 is a much happier year for you. You look beautiful. ♥

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    1. Thank you Corinne. It is definitely a better year this year :-)

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  6. You have been on my mind more and more lately and I am behind on visiting everyone, so I am happy I am here today commenting. I want to say sorry for the bad end of year and wish you all the very best in this coming year.

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  7. What a lovely picture! I am wishing you and your family a great 2013! Just keep doing what you are doing and take good care. I look forward to more of my journeys with you. Know you bring smiles to those who visit.

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    1. Thank you Winnie. Best wishes for you and your hubby as well.

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  8. YAY you're back! I've missed you!

    I'm sorry 2012 was full of hardship, but it is true what you said about the sweet tasting even sweeter afterwards.

    It's good to have you back!

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  9. Happy new year!

    Love the blog top photo!

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