Stringing pearls

Today I simply count, hoping that stringing pearls will be enough to build a rope for my rescue from a dark season of depression following the loss of my job.

1216: making it all the way through hockey practice
1218: nap with my sick little boy
1226: kid size ice rink in the backyard
1238: Deuteronomy 30
1253: peaceful nap with no nightmares
1259: beautiful gloves from Saver's
1274: the long exhale at sunset