Everyone goes through tough times in their life. Maybe you are in the midst of a difficult time right now. If so, here’s an important truth to help you get through your challenges.
(Note: This is a guest blog by Laura Shoun)
Everyone has a story of pain, loss and adversity. The past 3 years of my life is almost unbelievable when I stop and think of all I have been through.
Good things happen and bad things happen every day in life.
In my life, the bad overcame the good.
This was March 2009. I fought a yearlong lawsuit against this man. It liked to have killed me. The lawsuit ended April 2010.
Shortly thereafter, I closed my company that I had worked so hard to build. The economy just could not sustain keeping my doors open anymore. That was February 2011.
I then met a wonderful man – who I cared dearly for.
He had a heart of gold. He helped me through my bad times.
Next up…I had a horse that I loved dearly and he loved me dearly.
I had the horse for 2 ½ years before finding out the lady I got him from never had the right to sell him due to her not being the rightful owner.
I ultimately lost him to the original owner on June 8, 2011. I know where my Danny Boy is and he is back for sale. However, I do not have the money to buy him and bring him back to me.
I know there is a reason for everything in life.
Already I’ve witnessed how all through the bad, some incredible people have come into my life – people I would have not met had I not gone through all that I mentioned.
I am and will continue to be happy and positive about my life every day.
For the past is in the past. I choose to live in the present.
I know with all my heart the best is yet to come. I’m already seeing it happen to me. I will be happy dammit!
If you are going through difficult times, please know it won’t last forever.
You may feel defeated, tired, hopeless, and depressed beyond belief. But the good will come your way. It might not be today but it will come.
Please never give up on yourself – God has a plan for you too.
All you have to do is BELIEVE – and keep your eyes open for your “Heroes” and “Angels.”
– written by Laura Shoun
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