It’s taken me just over eleven months to get one hundred days of writing. As I look back over the ninety-nine posts, I’m reminded of on thing: impermanence. Things are always going to be changing in life and we must accept things that we don’t particularly like or understand along the path.
So much has changed over the past year in my life. As has been said, either nothing seems to be happening or everything is happening at once. There truly doesn’t seem to be any middle ground. If I look at the circumstances in my life a little over a year ago, they are so much different than what they are now. A lot of the changes are ones that I had no way of foretelling. But despite all the changes, I’m staying the course and keeping the faith.
Just over a year ago, I had a beloved dog, Abby. She succumbed to cancer only two weeks after her diagnosis. My mother, who was suffering from dementia, died less than a week later. Her death has left such a huge void in so many people’s lives. And then in-between there was a wedding, but here, just over a year later, we’re already separated. Three days short of the seventh month after we were married, it came to an abrupt close.
I am thinking the two interim teaching positions I’ve had over the past school year were a big part of what helped me keep my sanity. Both positions took a great deal of focus and gave me a true purpose for staying the course and giving me direction. It was bittersweet today when we said goodbye to our students and I realized that come Monday morning, I wouldn’t have that to look forward to each day.
So, here’s to the summer ahead. May it be filled with much joy and happiness.
3 thoughts on “100 Days of Writing – Day One Hundred”
Sounds like you’ve been having to endure so much. Hugs from a fellow writer.🙂❤️
Thank you for your kind words. I have borrowed one of your poems to share on my FB page and have started following you here on WP. Much appreciated on many levels. – David
Thank you for sharing my words. It’s great to connect with you and I hope you have a wonderful weekend. 😊