Finding comfort in the day to day is just what is getting me through right now. We've had an unfortunate series of events including a burst pipe in our basement and kiddos covered in scary rashes and hours spent in the ER. It's not been easy, but everything seems to be settling down a little. I hope. And so I've just been trying to tick off the blessings in my life that vastly outnumber the hardships. Those blessings include the everyday comforts that I usually take for granted. Like a good cup of coffee. Or a sweet, sweet boy playing in creative ways. Or a cheeky girl that can't go long without donning a dress or "ballerina skirt." Or a stack of firewood, ready to warm our home. Or a beautiful ruby colored orange. Or even a breathtaking sunrise on a beautiful, albeit cold, morning. It's all a blessing. And I have to remind myself daily that I AM blessed. This life is beautiful; heartbreak and joy combined.