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HAPPINESS is to have EVERYTHING you NEED,
NOT the NEED to have EVERYTHING
12.22.18-SATURDAY-The Polar Express Movie
Every family has certain traditions, even small families like Carla and I. Almost every year we make plans to watch The Polar Express and, of course, It’s a Wonderful Life. Tonight was the Polar Express night. Yes, I’ve seen it possibly a dozen times, and will never tire of it. Your next question might possibly be; Do you believe?
The answer, of course, is yes! Not in the mind as of a child, but more importantly in Him. All my life, in so many ways, I’ve found myself in situations I felt were not solvable, yet, to my disbelief, a solution would present itself. Some, I would say might just call it luck, but no, picking the right lottery number requires luck. What Carla and I went through this last year required a great deal of believing.
The Polar Express had to do with gifts also. As it was mentioned in the movie “friends are the most important gift you could have.” Friends I’ve not had that many, more since I’ve married Carla, but each is very important to me. More importantly all of us could always use closer ties with family, I know I could. I will always “believe” that that situation might someday improve.
In the movie the conductor mentions “Where the train is going is not that important, getting ON the train (of life) is what matters.” Carla and I embarked on this train of life almost thirty years ago, and it’s been one heck of a ride. Even though many don’t really understand the challenges and rewards of this lifestyle, it is awesome, and neither of us ever want it to end.
Believe, we will always “believe.” We only hope all those who read these blogs will never stop believing either.
“Everything,we were, we carry with us.
Everything we will be, is calling to us,
from the roads not travelled yet." pjgrenier