Turning my water being shut off into a teachable moment


The world doesn’t slow down just because you have special needs kids.  In almost every case, I still have to meet the same societal responsibilities as everyone else.

There are times where I don’t feel it’s fair because the amount of responsibility on my plate is seriously disproportionate and ranges from almost always overwhelming to completely consuming.

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I came home from walking this morning, only to discover that my water had been shut off.  I don’t really have any options at the moment either.

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It’s no secret that I’ve been struggling to stay above water for awhile now, especially since becoming a single Dad.  It’s not like we didn’t struggle sometimes before that because we did.  Now there’s fewer players on the field, no timeouts and no substitutions…

Life is just harder.

I know that it’s easier said than done but it’s really important to keep my chin up and here’s why.

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Nothing is ever going to be easy and that’s okay because nothing worth having ever will.

Facing unexpected challenges like this, forces me to be a little more resourceful in my approach to things.

I’d be lying if I said this kind of thing doesn’t stress me out or get me down but it’s important that I not let it keep me down.

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When you find something that gets you down, remember that life will go on and you cant give up…..☺