In Others’ Words: Do the Math
Sometimes in the midst of all the busyness, we just have to stop and do the math.
To be honest, I’m tripping up over a couple of things I haven’t gotten done … yet. Or still. I’m trying … but things just aren’t coming together like I see them in my head. It’s frustrating. At the end of the day, it’s easy to see those things sitting there. Undone. Again.
But those-things-undone don’t negate the rest of my life. I have other things to be grateful for. And I have other things I’ve accomplished — things that I’m satisfied with. Why do I let those positive things get lost in the shadow of the things I didn’t do?
It’s time to be intentional. To end the day by remembering who and what I’m thankful for. And to get past what was left undone and celebrate — yes, celebrate — what I did accomplish. I can crawl into bed and rest with a “well done” instead of a “why didn’t I?” And then I can start tomorrow empowered by gratitude, and already looking for reasons to be thankful.
In Your Words: Take a moment and do the math for yesterday. What three “gratefuls” and what three “did wells” would you write down for the day?
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