We are blessed….

I hear myself say this but sometimes I have to let it sink in.  In all honesty, there have been some VERY hard days where I could not have said this.  There are a lot of imperfections in our lives that I would do anything to erase.  But, they are there and they can’t be erased. The best we can do is to seek peace with our life.  I also believe what Mark Twain famously said,  “What is joy without sorrow?”  With the right attitude, we can accept our sorrows as gifts that make our blessings all the sweeter.

We are blessed with our health and the opportunity to travel.  We are blessed to be able to live in a country where we can speak freely.  We are blessed to be able to put clothes on our backs, food in our mouths, and generally, live without fear.  We are blessed to be able to pursue happiness in almost any form we can dream of.  We are so blessed that we often take these things for granted.

With this in mind, it is important to our family that we strive to help others, seek causes that are meaningful, and find ways to make a positive impact on the world around us.  As we travel, our opportunities are endless.  We hope to be able to leave every place we visit better than when we arrived.

We would love to hear from you about any causes you are passionate about!

Picking up trash
Rocking the orange vests on trash clean-up day!