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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Today, when I awoke, I suddenly realized that this is the best day of my life, ever! There were times when I wondered if I would make it to today; but I did! And because I did I'm going to celebrate! Today, I'm going to celebrate what an unbelievable life I have had so far: the accomplishments, the many blessings, and, yes, even the hardships because they have served to make me stronger. I will go through this day with my head held high and a happy heart. I will marvel at God's seemingly simple gifts:

the morning dew,

the sun,

the clouds,

the trees,

the flowers,

the birds.

Today, none of these miraculous creations will escape my notice. Today, I will share my excitement for life with other people. I'll make someone smile. I'll go out of my way to perform an unexpected act of kindness for someone I don't even know. Today, I'll give a sincere compliment to someone who seems down. I'll tell a child how special he is, and I'll tell someone I love just how deeply I care for them and how much they mean to me.

Today is the day I quit worrying about what I don't have and start being grateful for all the wonderful things God has already given me. I'll remember that to worry is just a waste of time because my faith in God and his Divine Plan ensures everything will be just fine.

And tonight, before I go to bed, I'll go outside and raise my eyes to the heavens. I will stand in awe at the beauty of the stars and the moon, and I will praise God for these magnificent treasures.

As the day ends and I lay my head down on my pillow, I will thank the Almighty for the best day of my life. And I will sleep the sleep of a contented child excited with expectation because I know tomorrow is going to be

the best day of my life, ever!

-Anonymous, but pictures selected by me :) They were ones I found that show me how majestic God is. It amazes me that no two snowflakes are alike and neither are the trees and the flowers. Everything was created with such detail and uniqueness. We should be in awe every morning we wake up and step outside, grateful that we can watch the best show on earth for free.


Anonymous handmaiden said...

You don't realize how much I needed to read this...thank you and may God bless you for all you do for Him, in this worldly life and throughout eternity.

Friday, January 20, 2006 12:29:00 AM  
Blogger Cindy said...

You can't go wrong looking at life this way- I try to make it a habit everyday on the way to work to ask God to show Himself to me in some special way today- and He never disappoints me.

Friday, January 20, 2006 6:59:00 PM  

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