Escape to Reality

Summary: Out of the darkness I’ve escaped, thanks to Jesus, and into reality; having chosen the way less traveled by, I’m now walking among the “children of light”.

Tempest Tossed

“When upon life’s billows you are tempest tossed, When faced with disappointments, thinking all is lost, See them all as blessings, name them one by one, And it will surprise you what the Lord has done,” so reads the first verse of a familiar hymn, italics mine.
Likewise with me, sailing my voyage “upon life’s [sometimes turbulent] billows.” I’ve harbored three disappointments, yet realizing the blessing in them all, docked in reverse order of importance: