Perspective

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Here is Day 6 of the Diamonds in a Day writing challenge. For more on what this is all about and to check out previous posts click here.

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As I took on the responsibility of becoming the care giver for my elderly parents. I had to start looking at things through a completely different perspective.

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There were a lot of times I felt a lot like a fish out of water. But when I too observed what was in the water of my perspective I realized I was better outside the bowl.

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Then there were the days that I felt completely turned around. Trying to make the image in my head fit the reality of what I had taken on.

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I still experience days where I feel like the responsibility is going to eat me up. Things with my parents are constantly changing and just when I get a handle on the newest dilemma…a bigger dinosaur seems to be looming just outside.

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I have even tried to hold it all in my hand so that I could control how it looked and appeared to myself and everyone around me.

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But when the futility of looking through the rose colored glass overtook me, I placed it in the Hands of the Only One who could possibly change my perspective. He has turned something hard, in and of myself, into a labor of love in His very own special Way.

http://mariashriver.com/blog/2013/01/the-alzheimers-caregiver-a-change-of-perspective-ellen-potts/
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Proverbs 3: 5-6 (Amplified), “Lean on, trust in, and be confident in the Lord with all your heart and mind and do not rely on your own insight or understanding. In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths.”

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The pictures I used above had no source attached to them (did a google search on perspective and tuh duh), other than previous posts by other bloggers. Some pictures were used on multiple sites. I am most certainly not trying to infringe on copyright or not give someone their credit. So please forgive any oversight…I tried.

 

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