Tuesday, September 11, 2012

I Love My Life

No Regrets
I love my life.
Like a string of colorful beads, the days of my life follow one after another. Every bead, every day, contributes to the whole.  As I reflect on the days of my life, some may seem brighter or more colorful than others; some may appear cracked or chipped, yet each day is precious.
I have been strengthened by challenge, broken open in crisis, and sustained through it all by God within. I have been humbled by my errors and encouraged by my successes.
I've been blessed by friends and family as we've lived through times of joy and sorrow. For every loss I've grieved, I have been blessed by a time of love.  I have no regrets. I love my life!
"People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough.  Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God.
It was never between you and them anyway."

~ Mother Teresa

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