Being Thankful for what You Have

Dear Friends,

Today I want you to sit down and spend a few minutes counting your blessings. The testimonial from earlier today got me to thinking about our blessings and what we take for granted.

If you have not been exercising then what is stopping you! You are healthy and can move yet you don’t! Count your blessings.

You have food in the pantry yet you don’t fix good things for your body! What is stopping you! You can eat well because you have food! Count your Blessings.

You don’t spend time with your family because you are too busy. Don’t waste another minute on things that are not important! They won’t be here or be little forever! Count your blessings.

I know you can think of other things to be thankful for. One morning as I started to write this I was watching the CBS News Sunday Morning Show. There was a man who was thankful for breast cancer. He told us that it gave he and his wife their lives back.

There are blessings in everything if we will look for them instead of feeling sorry for ourselves.

My niece called me once. She was born on my birthday. She is a SHE and won’t slow down and listen but on this day she did. She had gotten up out of bed and went church for the first time as an adult; all by herself. At the time she was 27 years old. As she sat and LISTENED to the sermon she got the message loud and clear. If you don’t stop and live today and quit worrying about tomorrow you are never going to find peace and happiness. Then I read to her this message I have been writing and the words to Why Not Today! We both cried.

Jump in and start now; Here are the words to Amy’s song Why Not Today!

We play it at the end of everyone of our radio shows! It is our theme song!

Don’t wait another minute to start counting your blessings and living today!

{{{HUGS}}}

FlyLady

Why Not Today?

Here is a link to Eric’s Reverbnation Page.

http://www.reverbnation.com/artist/artist_songs/175461

Here are the lyrics to Why Not Today!

I’ve been waiting for just the right moment
To start living the life of my dreams
I was hoping some magical moment
Would come rescue me

But I realized today, there’s no better time to begin
This day I’ve been given is my day to start living
So I’m jumping in

Why not today while the sun is shining?
Today while I know I can?
The past is behind me, tomorrow can’t find me
Till I live today
So why not today while my heart is ready?
Today while it’s in my grasp?
If I start out slowly, I’m confident knowing
I’m still on my way.
So why not today?

I’ve been searching in all the wrong places
For the courage to follow my dreams
But I finally discovered the power
Lies inside of me

I could spend my life waiting for something to show me the way
But I would be missing the wonderful blessing
Of embracing/using/living/starting today

Why not today while the sun is shining?
Today while I know I can?
The past is behind me, tomorrow can’t find me
Till I live today
So why not today while my heart is ready?
Today while it’s in my grasp?
If I start out slowly, I’m confident knowing
I’m still on my way.
So why not today?

I’m ready, I’m willing, I’m able, I’m learning to fly
How will I know how high I can soar
If I never try

(Copyright FlyLady and Company Inc, 2006)

Here is a link to Eric CD Why Not Today! Eric has a new CD, Fork in the Road! It is a collection of your favorite tunes from Broadway!

http://shop.flylady.net/pages/FlyShop_eric_all2.asp

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