21 03, 2013

Sometimes Life’s Lessons are Unexpected

Just returned from a trip to Cuba with my hubby! Twenty one years of marriage and three kids later I can say with all sincerity that WE NEEDED IT! :) We went looking forward to sun, beach and a few cocktails but we we got was SO much more! We fell in love with the people of Cuba. I seriously think many of us could learn so much from their sense of blessing for what they have and for the devotion and dedication to family. What struck me most was that upon arrival I felt pity for their poverty and lack of material possessions. In less than a week I witnessed first hand that in many ways I am the one who is POOR. I live in a culture where material gain and hording of possessions is almost expected. Where the "Jone's" are my measuring stick of success. In one