Monday, March 21, 2016

Life is a Gift

 Before you think of saying an unkind word
 Think of someone who can't speak.

 Before you complain about the taste of your food
 Think of someone who has nothing to eat.

 Before you complain about your husband or wife
 Think of someone who's crying out to God for a companion.

 Today before you complain about life
 Think of someone who went too early to heaven.

 Before you complain about your children
 Think of someone who desires children but they're barren.

 Before you argue about your dirty house; someone didn't clean or sweep
 Think of the people who are living in the streets.

Before whining about the distance you drive
Think of someone who walks the same distance with their feet.

And when you are tired and complain about your job
Think of the unemployed, the disabled and those who wished they had your job.
And even when you are unemployed
Remember how blessed you are with what you already have, take charge and move on to get something better.

 But before you think of pointing the finger or condemning another
 Remember that not one of us are without sin and we all answer to one maker.

 And when depressing thoughts seem to get you down
 Put a smile on your face and thank God you're alive and still around.

 Life is a gift.
 Live it.
 Enjoy it.
 Celebrate it.
 And fulfill it.


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