Today you crossed my mind
And I remembered so much about you
Your undeniable charm
Your soft side
Your unexpected concern
We may not be a part
Of each other’s lives anymore
But you will always live
Deep within my memory
As a friend who rescued me
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – memory
November brings a chill in the air and the start of the holiday gatherings of family and friends. I can’t believe I am down to the last two month of my challenge to find happiness and feel gratitude every day. I hope you join with me in the comments or your own blog in this challenge. No matter how small there is always a little good in even the worst day.
Even the worst day huh? This has been an agonizing day of fatigue. There was another change in the weather – a slight warm up and rain to possibly turn to some snow in the early morning. Needless to say I am aching all over and I took 3 naps today and still feel like I did not sleep… I guess that is the nature of chronic fatigue. Add in a good side order of depression and you have a day I would have liked to have missed. But I put one foot in front of the other take one breath after the other and keep on going. If I am lucky I find some good.
Today I found that good here on WordPress, One of the people I follow made me laugh. First and only time today I laughed and for that I am grateful. I know laughter is good medicine, I need a little more of it in my life, but it is hard to find some days like today.
Now happiness blooms from laughter, but I don’t think I have ever used the same thing for both my happiness and my gratitude before and this close to the end I hate to change my pattern. So I give my happiness to a fleeting thought, a memory. It is something simple but the hug from a friend can mean a lot… I have made it known here before how I miss my best friend. Today it was the memories of a hug from him that got me through the day and made me closer to happy if only for a moment.
Now I plan to rest yet again and hope that I find some relief from this horrible fatigue I face, Let your friends know how special they are. Remember to find your happiness and feel your gratitude. Have a wonderful night/day!