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#465: Make Every Day a "Good" One

Thursday, March 17, 2011

This evening's moon is shining bright with twinkling stars joining it in the night sky. There is a cool refreshing breeze. The neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. A fitting end to another wonderful day.

I've read several blogs this week about days that were, well, good days, not spectacular or necessarily exciting just, good. Makes me wonder why we allow ourselves to become so stressed over life that we miss out on all the joy around us, to the point that when we have no stress we are surprised by a good day.

But every day can be that way if we pay attention and remember the saying about not sweating the small stuff. Sure, there will be work problems and financial, family, car and other problems, but they do not take away the beauty and the peace that can be ours if we make time to enjoy all the things that make for a "good" day.

AUBURNGRL posted a blog today at www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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that shows us how to take pleasure in and be appreciative of everyday events.

No matter how your day went today, take a few minutes to go outside and gaze at the sky and look around you and see and feel the serenity and inspiration that is available to us every day, regardless of our location and despite the problems we face.

Read the message she posted and vow to yourself you will make every day a "good" day. Let these days become the norm instead of the exception. If you do, they will fill your mind and your heart with peace.

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  • TRANSFORMWE
    Thank you.
    3633 days ago
  • BOVEY63
    There truly is beauty in every day - we just need to take off the blinders and see it! Another great blog Lou!
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    3637 days ago
  • TEMPEST272002
    There is something so satisfying with finding simple pleasure in simple moments. It's why I love running outside on my trail.
    3637 days ago
  • WALKINGSPARK
    I enjoy looking at the sky every day, the moon, the sun, the stars.I marvel at it all.Thank You for the nice blog.

    Wendy
    3637 days ago
  • TEDYBEAR2838
    What a nice post. You hit it right on the head.

    I'm going over to read auburngrl's post.
    Thanks friend
    3637 days ago
  • MALEXANDER4
    Thank you. Instead of seeing what didn't get done each day i'm going to try to see what i've done each day.
    3637 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6035648
    It's always a great day when I am able to open my eyes and get out of bed! I thank God every morning for giving me another day..
    You know? I've had so many people ask me (nurses especially) how long I plan on taking care of my dad.. like it was some kind of horrible chore/job that I have to do 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.. And yes there are days when I wished I had a break for a little while. But then I look at my dad, see how happy he is and I realize how blessed I am to still have him with me..
    So yes, every day is a good day! Great post!
    3637 days ago
  • LESLIES537
    You have some of the best blogs I've ever seen! This is one of them! No bomb here, this one IS da bomb baby!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3637 days ago
  • MOMMA_LITTLE
    I didn't want to go in to work when they called me, and thought it had ruined a perfectly good day. Then, when I got there, and saw how much I really was needed, I started finding the "good" in the fact that I was there! Sure made a difference! Thanks Lou, for another good blog! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3637 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5178852
    I think you hit the nail on the head. There is something good to be found if you look for it.

    Great blog, my friend!
    3637 days ago
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