Do I ever have a day where I say to
myself "it can't get any worse than this" - and
I've probably had times in my life when
bad luck just seemed to pour down: a lost job, the death
of loved ones, a crisis in a relationship, an accident,
or some other calamity. Or maybe it was just a day when a
lot of little things went wrong, starting with putting my
foot in a half-empty coffee cup I left on the floor the
On days like this, it's usually helpful
to get out of the house, and take some quiet moments to
reflect on the things in my life I do have, that
many others don't. I can also reflect on how some of my
most difficult experiences help me, with powerful lessons
and new wisdom.
When I count my blessings in this way,
I'm often able to see our relationship in a new light.
Problems that seemed big in the past no longer hold the
same fear. I know I'm going to keep learning and growing
from them. In seeing what I have gained so far, I get
a new perspective on life, one that helps me treasure
each moment more.
Just for Today
When things in my life appear to be
falling apart, I'll try to remember that even hurricanes
don't last forever.
Today I'll take some quiet time, and
find a special, peaceful place inside me that helps me
gain new strength and calm to weather out tough storms.
I'll take each new bit of wisdom I get, and let it help
me get more love out of each moment with myself, and my
Just when you think you've finally hit bottom, someone
tosses you a shovel. - Anonymous
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