Saturday, July 12, 2003

Tomorrow Never Dies

Approaching Each Day

I woke up early today, excited over all I get to do before the clock strikes
midnight. My job is to choose what kind of day I am going to have.

Today I can complain because the weather is rainy or I can be thankful that
the grass is getting watered for free.

Today I can feel sad that I don't have more money or I can be glad that my
finances encourage me to plan my purchases wisely and guide me away from

Today I can grumble about my health or I can rejoice that I am alive.

Today I can lament over all that my parents didn't give me when I was
growing up or I can feel grateful that they allowed me to be born.

Today I can cry because roses have thorns or I can celebrate that thorns
have roses.

Today I can mourn my lack of friends or I can excitedly embark upon a quest
to discover new job relationships.

Today I can whine because I have to go to work or I can shout for joy
because I have a job to go to!

Today I can complain because I have to go to school or eagerly open my mind
and fill it with knowledge and adventure.

Today I can dejectedly murmur because I have housework to do or I can feel
grateful for shelter for my mind, body and soul.

Today stretches ahead of me, waiting to be shaped, and here I am, the
sculptor who gets to do the shaping. What today will be like is up to me.
And I shall decide what kind of day I shall have!"

How will you live THIS DAY?

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