Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Appreciation and value







~ Another Day | Paul McCartney and Wings ~



Life can be like a financial transaction . . . 
when it appreciates, it grows in value.


One of the greatest gifts I’ve given myself is an attitude of gratitude. The attitude results in an appreciation for life as it is which is much more than accepting, but being thankful for good and bad circumstances when seen through the scope of the world in general.


When I start to feel sorry for myself when it comes to my life circumstances, before I can develop the self-pity routine that turns into depression, I remind myself that there are homeless people who have nothing. When I look at my life circumstances through the eyes of a homeless person, I am so grateful that I have been blessed with so much. All of a sudden, I am so grateful for what I do have . . . choices.


My life has grown in appreciation and value as I have learned to be more grateful.




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