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Contentment does not mean settling or giving up. It is about being appreciative and THANKFUL for the here and now. It’s about finding peace with what you have and what you don’t have. One of the biggest challenges in life is being satisfied with your present situation while striving for a greater future. Don’t get bogged down with the what ifs, the could have been, or the when this or that happens, but instead relish in the moment and appreciate it for all it’s worth. Right now is where you are meant to be and the peace you feel, the inner smile of gratitude, is God’s way of letting you know that just like yesterday took care of itself, so will tomorrow. Be THANKFUL for today and find contentment in knowing that now is a great place to be. Make it a mindset to grasp the moment and express THANKFULNESS in your current state. The more we learn to seize every opportunity, the less we’ll feel we’ve let opportunities escape us – Carpe Diem!
Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine. ~ Friedrich Schiller
Ever thought what if or if only I would have done this or that? We all have had those moments when we wished we can turn back the hands of time and have a do-over, a Mulligan. The thing with do-overs are that it doesn’t guarantee we’ll get the desired outcome. Instead of dwelling on the past, wishing to do something over, be THANKFUL for today and all it offers. Today gives us the opportunity to make all our wishes come true, because truth be told, all we have control over is the here and now. Wouldn’t it be great to make today the best day it possibly can be? Take advantage of all that today brings to the table and watch how prosperous today will become. Be THANKFUL for the big and the small and everything in between. When we appreciate the present (today), we see the value in yesterday (history), and are not only prepared, but have a joyful expectation for what tomorrow (mystery) will offer. Practice being THANKFUL for where you are, what you have, and what you’ve gone through. These are the building blocks for the mind and soul that gives peace and purpose. It soothes, teaches, and prepares us for the next phase. THANKFUL on purpose and with a purpose, today and everyday!
What are you THANKFUL for today? Who can you share your THANKFULNESS with? Can BrotherWord help you discover or re-discover being THANKFUL on purpose? Send your THANKFUL expressions, questions, and thoughts to BrotherWord in the comment section or at BrotherWord34@gmail.com.