WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE TO DO WITH TODAY? YOU HAVE ONE DAY TO DO IT?

This is the beginning of a new day.It’s a gift for you to use as you choose.Be determined to not start your daywith the broken pieces of yesterday.You cannot have a better day ifyou’re hanging on to yesterday’s struggles.Hang on to the memories of yesterdaythat bring comfort and healingbut let go of the rest.Focus on today.Choose to do something good.Remember,what you choose to do today is significantbecause when tomorrow comesthis day will be gone forever.It will be something that you have left behind.You will never be able to change it.You will never be able to add to itor take something … Continue reading WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE TO DO WITH TODAY? YOU HAVE ONE DAY TO DO IT?

TO FORGIVE IS TO HEAL

For humans, there are three parts to forgiveness.(1) Forgiving a person who has hurt you.(2) Forgiving yourself for wrongs you have done.(3) Seeking forgiveness for hurt you have caused.Forgiveness means to let go of the resentmentand anger toward a person or group who hasin some manner hurt or harmed you.Forgiveness does NOT mean forgettingor excusing the wrong that was done.Rather, it means preventing a person’s actionsfrom destroying your heart and peace of mind.You will be able to forgive when you are able to acceptthe fact that a person is human and makes mistakes.You will be able to forgive when you … Continue reading TO FORGIVE IS TO HEAL

YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN 4 PRICELESS GIFTS

LIFEYou have been given the gift of LIFE.Open this gift each morning as you awaken andcelebrate it. Give thanks to be blessed with another day.Then consider what gift you can give LIFE.TIMEYou have been given the gift of TIME.Your journey thus far has molded you for good.Go and give of your TIME as a gift to others.No gift is more expensive than your TIME — it’s priceless.Each inch of your TIME is a gift of gold — it’s precious.But your gift of TIME has a time limit — waste not.CREATIVITYYou have been given the gift of CREATIVITY.It comes from being … Continue reading YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN 4 PRICELESS GIFTS

THERE’S A SPARK OF HOPE WITHIN YOU

Hope is not somethingyou can purchase.It’s not a gift you can receive.Hope is a spark thatlives within you.And only you can ignite it.Only you can decide howbright you want it to burn.But it’s best to igniteyour spark of hope often.It will burn brightestduring your darkest hours.It will guide you throughyour heaviest moments.It will shine bright whenyou reach for your dreams.It will glow bright whenyour heart needs healing.It will lift your spiritswhen doors seem closed.A bright light of hope isstronger than fear,tougher than despair, andmore powerful than doubt.As long as you keep thespark within you burning,you will always have HOPE.Never let … Continue reading THERE’S A SPARK OF HOPE WITHIN YOU

PARABLE OF THE GIFT AND THE GIVER

The doorbell rang and thesmall, elderly lady went to the door and opened it.There stood three volunteer workerssoliciting money for town charities.The little lady sighed and wentto her cookie jar in the kitchen.She looked in the jar and sawfive wrinkled one dollar bills and seventy five cents in change.She reached in and grasped thefive ones and then hesitated.She looked at the seventy-five cents,sighed, and then took them as well.She went back the door and said,”Here’s $5.75 for the charities.”One of the volunteers said to the lady,”Your neighbor just gave us $20.00.”The little lady was silent for a moment,and then said … Continue reading PARABLE OF THE GIFT AND THE GIVER

A WREN’S SPECIAL GIFT TO YOU

When I was a wren quite young,I would sing a happy song, in the trees, on tiny branches.I would sing all morning long.I often joined the choir of birds,voices blending bright and loud.Side by side we sang our tunes;so happy, so carefree, so proud.As days have passed it seems,my voice is weaker, as am I.There’s melancholy in my songs.There’s instability when I fly.But in the dawn of morning sun,you’ll hear me in a nearby tree.I’ll sing a song you always loved,though weaker it might be.Please take the time to listen.It will mean the world to me.And though the time will … Continue reading A WREN’S SPECIAL GIFT TO YOU

WITHIN YOU IS THE ABILITY TO CREATE

Within you is the ability toCREATE.You have been empoweredwith the gift ofCREATIVENESS.You have the amazing power to cause to become.From your very beginningyou were designed toCREATE.You have been giventhe innate gift to—make, construct, form, produce,bring into being, generate, imagine.This gift cries out from within youto be nurtured, to be expressed,to be given life.To deny that you have this gift,to bury it,or refuse to use it for good,is to live you life unfulfilledand fail to discover your purpose.Accept what you have been given.CREATE. Continue reading WITHIN YOU IS THE ABILITY TO CREATE