Monday, November 1, 2010

The Gift of Today

Today begins another annual 30 Days of Gratitude. Follow me throughout the month of November as I share with you each day something that I am grateful for. Each is a blessing. Want you join with me and share your own?

1/30 Days of Gratitude

1/30 Today I am Grateful for Mondays! Yes I know it is the all time dreaded day of the week… everyone hates Monday. We live for Fridays and the weekend…only to ruin our Sunday afternoons thinking about Monday mornings and how quickly the weekend will be over…dreading it all the way. Let’s truly think about Mondays…they are a brand new start to a brand new week. Another day given to you by our Heavenly Father…one in which we should embrace with open arms and a happy attitude. If you woke up this morning and are reading this post, you have been given today…a present, free for the taking, free for the living in it. What happens today may determine our mind-set for the reminder of the week, so let’s make the best of it.

For you see we are not promised tomorrow…so accept today as the gift it was meant to be and be ever so grateful for another day of life. Each moment is precious; life is short…so live today like it is your last. Get out and enjoy the simple pleasures of life, capture God’s beauty with a camera, eat a hot dog, sing as if you could, and dance in the rain. This is the day that the Lord hath made. I will rejoice and be glad in it no matter if it’s a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday…or any other day of the week. Do something wonderful today and be kind to one another. Happy Monday!

"Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see."
Mark Twain


Cinner said...

Beautiful, I have always loved Mondays, new beginnings as you say. have a fabulous week. hugs.

Char said...

there are many times i dread the mondays - but i'm always thankful for a new week when i need a new perspective.

i'm doing this too

Julie Harward said...

I love's the day that I am given to reorganize and get going from all the events of the weekend! :D

Angie Berry said...

I agree with you... I am grateful for Mondays also. So many people dread it but I love looking at it as a fresh start, a new beginning. It's sad that so many people set the tone for their week by hating Mondays. Every day is God's gift to us, I wish we could all embrace it for the sweet gift that it is. I enjoyed your Monday post, dear one~

Brenda Leyland said...

Years ago I realized, too, that thinking of Mondays as 'blue' meant I was living one seventh of my life in a negative, rather than a positive.

So I decided then and there, EVERY day is a gift..... after all, if He made it, it's gotta be good!