Frustrating Moments

Isn’t it frustrating when you’re trying to take a picture of a group of people and you just can’t get everyone’s attention? That’s what happened with these photos. I could not get anyone to look at me at the same time.

I took these photos on the day my youngest sister, Hannah, graduated from high school. It was a long day that ended at the beach watching the sunset. It was 8:16 PM and as you can tell they were tired and I was still taking photos.

There’s a few smiles here and there but for the most part I can’t get all their attention at the same time. I remember giving up on trying to get their attention. I was frustrated that they weren’t paying attention. Maybe I was tired too.

I look at these photos and chuckle because now instead of feeling frustrated I feel love. I love spending time with my family and even though I was frustrated that I couldn't get their attention I’m glad I have the memory of the time we spent together that spring.

Time has a way of putting things in perspective. At that moment I was frustrated, now I laugh about it and feel love. On this New Year’s Day, don’t let today’s frustration weigh you down. Today will be gone tomorrow and the same will happen throughout the year. Determine in your heart to cherish each God given moment no matter the frustration and I bet your year will be great.

Happy New Year everyone!

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