I won't be sorry to see February end. Even so, I'm choosing to see this ending as a beginning. I've already written (on Facebook) about my husband's most recent major surgery, from which he's still recovering. Yesterday we had to have our one remaining furry family member (Ember-Kitty) put to sleep because of an incurable illness and the distress it was causing her. We "rescued" her eleven years ago, and she was a very special part of our family. Then today the company hosted my husband's "official" retirement party. Another ending--but also, I have to believe, a beginning. It was a heartwarming and an admittedly emotional experience, not only for him, but maybe even more so for me. Being married to a man so much-loved, respected, and admired by so many others, reading and hearing their gratitude for what he's "taught" them, and watching the open display of affection by so many, and even the tears shed at his departure, had me fighting for composure more than once.
No, I won't be sad to say good-bye to this month, but I'm not going to dwell on the endings that have transpired during it either. I'm simply praying that God will turn those endings to new and welcome beginnings. And I pray He'll do the same for you.