Approaching Each Day

by julia on January 28, 2009

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Approaching Each Day

  • I woke up early today, excited over all I get to do before the clock strikes midnight. My job is to choose what kind of day I am going to have.
  • Today I can complain because the weather is rainy or I can be thankful that the grass is getting watered for free.
  • Today I can feel sad that I don’t have more money or I can be glad that my finances encourage me to plan my purchases wisely and guide me away from waste.
  • Today I can grumble about my health or I can rejoice that I am alive.
  • Today I can lament over all that my parents didn’t give me when I was growing up or I can feel grateful that they allowed me to be born.
  • Today I can cry because roses have thorns or I can celebrate that thorns have roses.
  • Today I can mourn my lack of friends or I can excitedly embark upon a quest to discover new job relationships.
  • Today I can whine because I have to go to work or I can shout for joy because I have a job to go to!
  • Today I can complain because I have to go to school or eagerly open my mind and fill it with knowledge and adventure.
  • Today I can dejectedly murmur because I have housework to do or I can feel grateful for shelter for my mind, body and soul.
  • Today stretches ahead of me, waiting to be shaped, and here I am, the sculptor who gets to do the shaping. What today will be like is up to me. And I shall decide what kind of day I shall have!

How will you live this day?

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