Every Failure Has A Silver Lining


Grandma placed a gentle hand on her granddaughter’s shoulder, “What’s wrong, Mary?”

“Daddy took the training wheels off my bike,” Mary sighed.

“Isn’t that what you wanted?” grandma questioned.

Mary let out a sob, “Uh huh, but I … I couldn’t do it, grandma. I fell off my bike.”

“Oh honey, that’s okay.” Grandma gave Mary’s shoulder a little squeeze, “I think everyone falls off at first.”

“They do?” Mary looked up, big brown eyes wide with surprise.

Grandma smiled and shook her head, “What really counts is that you tried.”

Mary grinned and reached for grandma’s hand as they headed inside for milk and cookies.

May Your Glass Always Be Half Full

My buddies at the LBC have their own tales to tell:

News from Home: Sorry for the comin’ n goin’ folks … life happens.
You know what I mean.

About Maxi

Hi … I'm Maxi, a retiree with an addiction. I have quit: raising kids, cleaning house, cooking, doing laundry—there is no end the list—everything is done on "have to." The addiction? Writing to my last breath. blessings ~ maxi
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