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April 4, 2009

Good vibes

I must take a moment before sleeping (don’t tell Neal–it’s already past my 10:00 bedtime) to thank everyone for the good vibes sent my way today.  It really worked!!!  I can’t say that I’m done yet, BUT the part that I was having the most difficulty with finally came together today.  Hallelujah!  Tomorrow I finish the results/analyses and then tackle the dreaded discussion section.  But I’m feeling more hopeful and upbeat about this paper than I have in many weeks.

I have no doubt that this progress was truly a tender mercy of the Lord because in other areas of life, this was an extremely difficult day.  I probably spent about 2-3 hours weeping and mourning for life’s tragedies and losses, some mine, some others’.  But making progress on this once hopeless paper really makes me feel like I can keep going.  This youtube video (must watch until at least 1:22) and these pictures also helped:

tigers-tiny-babies

Asian otter babies

Asian otter babies

Orangutan baby in a diaper

Orangutan baby in a diaper

Cuddling leopard cubs

Cuddling leopard cubs

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2 Comments »

  1. Thanks Lindsay for turning me on to the otters. They inspire me.

    Comment by Kirsten — April 4, 2009 @ 8:48 am

  2. Congratulations on your success! And condolences again on your sorrows. I have to say, Ry and I are big otter fans. Good video.

    Comment by Vickie Blanchard — April 5, 2009 @ 10:08 pm


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