Tuesday, June 28, 2011
And so it seems that every time I am in need of a little spice in my life, a pick me up... the right little message is sent to me when I least expect it. I received an e-mail from my Aunt Marty the other day, sent to recap the family reunion I'd missed in Utah this past weekend. My grandfather who is a legend, a hero, and the most optimistic person I'd ever met, used to have this on His refrigerator, and would repeat it, out loud, daily. I feel inclined to follow his tradition.
“This is the day I will live a happy, serene, and useful
life, repelling promptly any thought of antagonism,
discontent, anxiety, discouragement, and self-seeking.
I will cultivate a spirit of tolerance, cheerfulness,
magnanimity, charity, and a love of serving others. I will
set aside some time each day to read some uplifting
literature, and for the practice of quiet meditation.
I will practice generosity in giving, economy in
expenditure, carefulness in conversation, diligence in
assigned duties, faithfulness in every trust, and a childlike
faith in God.
In particular, I will be faithful in those daily habits of
prayer, work, study of the scriptures, physical exercise,
eating, and sleeping, which I believe, the Holy Spirit has
shown me to be right.”
Posted by Holly Harris Murray at 1:58 PM