do you have in store for this day? What will you
give to this day in order to make it meaningful? How
will you approach the hours that are coming so that you
can make them special and extraordinary? Yesterday
is now gone, as a friend who used to live next door but
who is now far away--the difference is that while we can
stay in contact with the friend and still have a positive
effect on his or her life, yesterday is completely out of
our reach--so why continue to visit it in our thoughts?
that is meaningful is so because we've made it that
way. Our lives are active entities--we cannot lead
fulfilling lives if we remain passive. We can act
and act some more, and if we're able to let go of our need
to see certain results--the results we think should
happen--then we can allow our actions to make each day
will I do today to make it meaningful? A list of
positive active verbs may help: give, love, share,
encourage, work, listen, teach, help, care, read
(something uplifting!), clean, rest, dream, hope. . . .
there are many such words that can add positively to our
day to help to make it meaningful.
day is up to me. I didn't always see it that way,
and I always wondered why my days didn't bring me what I
wanted them to bring me. But now I see that they
brought me little because I was giving little--because I
was afraid that if I gave, I'd end up depleting what I saw
as my limited resources. But the more I give to each
day, the more I find that I get back from each day, and
I'm able to make each day meaningful only because of what
I give to it by being active in positive ways.