Today I start off another New Year. Am
I hoping that things will change this year, that haven't
changed before in our relationship? Maybe I've made some
resolutions for the new year, or just thought about what
I can do to make this year different.
When I look back at the past, I can see
that some things have gotten better, but there are
other things that haven't. Is it because I'm stupid, or
just aren't trying hard enough? Maybe the answer to those
problems are hidden out there, somewhere unknown to me.
All this thinking, and suddenly, I
realize that this is something I seem to do too many days
during the year, not just at the beginning. I spend so
much time wishing some things were different, I keep
making myself unhappy. I realize now that I have missed
out on so many simple treasures - a phone call to a good
friend, a walk in the fresh air, a good book, a shared
joke, or just a relaxing moment.
Just for Today
I only have so many precious seconds in
my life, and those that I share with my SO - whether they
are physically with me or not - needn't be filled with
anxiety, or thoughts of what I don't have yet in
Today, even if just for a little while,
I'll try and get the most out of each moment, no matter
what I have or don't have. When I do that, I can see
whatever problems I have in a new light, not clouded by
It's a pity that we can't forget our
troubles the same way we forget our blessings. -
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