Thank you to my blogging friends that helped me out with this new system wordpress has come out with. I can now see the entire screen and what I am typing on it.
Feeling much better today. The past while hasn’t been all that much fun. But I always have to put everything into the proper context as to how it relates to the over all picture of my life. When I do that anything I am experiencing at the time usually seems pretty insignificant.
The more I think on it the more I realize how much I have always taken for granted in life. If I am doing it I can only imagine so are many others. Let’s take it right down to one of the very basics of life, breathing. Who even gives it a thought? It is just an automatic thing we do, what is to think about or appreciate about some thing as simple as that? It is just automatically taken for granted, that is until we have trouble doing it. Believe me, then it is something we become very aware of.
If we take something as simple and basic as that for granted, I can’t help but wonder how many other things we take for granted in our lives. No matter what our life circumstances are at any point, no matter how dark or dismal our situation may appear we still do have so very much to be grateful for. I challenge any and all that may read this to sit back for a moment. Think about your life. Now take nothing for granted, not even breathing. Count your blessings, how much really do you have to be grateful for? Please let me know. If you honestly take nothing for granted, I can only imagine you see many things. There are always so many others that have lives so much worse off than mine (ours). Often we just need to truly count our own blessings to realize that.
I recently read a quote that went something like this: “treat everyone you meet with more kindness than necessary as everyone is fighting their own battles”. It is so true everyone is fighting their own battles, has their own problems or issues to deal with. We or maybe I, tend at times to get so wrapped up in my own little life, I forget that everyone around me has their own set of issues to deal with.
My birthday is coming up on the 13th.. I am repeating my request for birthday gifts to me. A couple of postings back I put up my request as I have done in the past. Remember the saying: “treat everyone you meet with more kindness than necessary as everyone is fighting their own battles”. What is my request? Perform one extra act of kindness. By this I mean specifically look for an opportunity to do something that can be done as an act of kindness form the goodness withing your heart.
What the act is doesn’t really matter, the size of the act (how big or small) doesn’t really matter, for whom the act is done doesn’t matter. All that does matter is that an act of kindness was done.
For me this would be the nicest birthday present I could every receive, just knowing acts of kindness are being done