Praying Psalm 1 with the understanding that sometimes wicked self-judgment is what leads us down our own paths of devastation--and God's gentle grace is powerful enough to dissipate our storms of self-doubt.
Dad didn't give up. He just turned his mind to the next thing. He made his decision and he went all in. And he would not be moved.
a breath away, your presence
...this is how your help & hope comes / through gentle, beautiful things...
For a breath or two I believe I can tumble forever in the joy of you. But I don't. I forget again.