Miss my grandparents and their farmhouse with the porch, a swing and the old screen door that slammed. With my grandmama humming old hymns and granddaddy playing the piano, the hectic pace of life slowed. This was old southern stress relief and I miss it!
It’s your road, and yours alone -- Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. Good days give you happiness, bad days give you experience, and the worst days give you the best lessons. This links to Ways to Live, and Not Merely Exist"
It takes enough of my day trying to love as Jesus loves, with the people who He has placed in my life. Don't spend your time worrying over others who may criticize, mock, or persecute for their own pride, and how they treat you. Let it go, and move on.