Life is a gift…

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There was a blind girl who hated herself because of her blindness Not only did she hate herself but she hated everyone else, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. She said that if she could only see the world, she would marry her boyfriend.
One day, someone donated a pair of eyes to her and then she could see everything, including her boyfriend.
Her boyfriend asked her, “now that you can see the world, will you marry me?” The girl was shocked when she saw that her boyfriend was blind too, and refused to marry him.
Her boyfriend walked away in tears, and later wrote a letter to her that simply said.
“Just take care of my eyes dear.”

Life Is A Gift
Today before you think of saying an unkind word – Think of someone who can’t speak.
Before you complain about the taste of your food – Think of someone who has nothing to eat.
Before you complain about your husband or wife – Think of someone who’s crying out to God for a companion.
Today before you complain about life – Think of someone who went too early to heaven.
Before you complain about your children – Think of someone who desires children but they’re barren.
Before you argue about your dirty house, someone didn’t clean or sweep – Think of the people who are living in the streets.
Before whining about the distance you drive – Think of someone who walks the same distance with their feet.
And when you are tired and complain about your job – Think of the unemployed, the disabled and those who wished they had your job.
But before you think of pointing the finger or condemning another – Remember that not one of us are without sin and we all answer to one maker.
And when depressing thoughts seem to get you down – Put a smile on your face and thank God you’re alive and still around.
Life is a gift, Live it, Enjoy it, Celebrate it!

3 Comments

  1. Erin said:

    I agree – great message.

    January 26, 2007
  2. hot mama said:

    Sometimes we need to be reminded about the good things in our lives. That was a good one, Karen. Mom

    January 23, 2007
  3. La said:

    We often take so much for granted- our lives are really quite full!

    January 23, 2007

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