frus·tra·tion-–noun-1.act of frustrating; state of being frustrated 2.something that frustrates, as an unresolved problem 3. a feeling of dissatisfaction, often accompanied by anxiety or depression, resulting from unfulfilled needs or unresolved problems
Anyone feeling that lately??? I believe to some degree ALL of us have. Gas prices, food prices because of the gas prices, kids, bills, work, boss, c0-workers, politics, McCain, Obama, voting, heat, humidity, stupid drivers, stupid in general, rude, unappreciative, disrespectful, taxes, oil, ANWR, war, military, death, cancer, illness, infection.........
1.a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person.
2.a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend.
3.sexual passion or desire.
4.a person toward whom love is felt; beloved person; sweetheart.
5.(used in direct address as a term of endearment, affection, or the like): Would you like to see a movie, love?
6.a love affair; an intensely amorous incident; amour.
7.sexual intercourse; copulation.
8.(initial capital letter) a personification of sexual affection, as Eros or Cupid.
9.affectionate concern for the well-being of others: the love of one's neighbor.
10.strong predilection, enthusiasm, or liking for anything: her love of books.
11.the object or thing so liked: The theater was her great love.
12.the benevolent affection of God for His creatures, or the reverent affection due from them to God.
I love #12. We still live in a country with many great freedoms. Freedoms that give us choices. We can love freely. We can use love to remove frustration. What do I love?
Dawn, Derek, Amanda, Danielle, Mom, Dad, Lisa, Tiffany, Kurt, God/Spirit, April 20th, chocolate chip cookies, Dawn's cooking, yellow roses, sunsets, rainbows, Somewhere in Time, ice cold beer, pizza, Rocky River Brewing Co., officiating wrestling, coaching @ St Eds, a babies laugh, a good joke, family pictures, online games, fall leaves, spring flowers, autumn rain, trumpet solo, good sportsmanship, a firm handshake, quiet time with Dawn, walks to no where, crashing waves, pumpkin pie, 300 meter hurdles, a bald eagle, english bulldogs, grilled steak, a hug for no reason, smell of cherry tobacco, thin mints out of the freezer, Dad's laugh, butterfly kisses, a soft breeze, a well run track meet, seeing an old friend, SHMILY, toads, lawn jarts, North Carolina, Kittery, Maine, Dawn's spaghetti, sub homecoming, Caddyshack, thunderstorms, fresh cut grass, #22, love songs, Trugger, Pickle Bill's, candlelight, climbing trees, leaf sliding, Tom & Jerry, Christmas time, Fairview's track/field, Red Perfume, a cool breeze, a back rub, hot chocolate, Fritos, butterflies, a new challenge, Philippians 4:13.......
I do believe my loves far out weigh my frustrations.........