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How Great Thou Part

There is a simplicity in childhood. The lessons we learn. The rate at which we are able to learn them.

How we are able to adapt so quickly.

Somehow age complicates us.

Only shouldn’t it simplify us?

The journey through the heartache and intricacies of divorce left my mind so crowded that I could barely think most days. The worries over my children, finances, and more. Not to mention the unnecessary emotion and games left over from a disgruntled relationship.

The constant tears seem to be washing away some of that pain – like water beating against a river bank…bringing me back to my core – back to a simplicity I have craved.

I stumbled upon this Dr. Seuss quote that restores my childhood moxie. It reminds me that I will be okay on this playground alone. It reminds me of the resiliency of youth. How a child runs across a playground constantly stumbling, constantly scraping their knees and constantly getting themselves back up and running with more vigor towards the next fall.

I’m fine with falling now.

“I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me” – Dr. Seuss

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