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The best of what I have

I usually hate those inspirational quote pictures on Facebook.

You know what I'm talking about. Someone likes a photo that has "Love makes the world go round" written in the sand on a beach somewhere.

Yeah, those usually drive me crazy. Mostly because I don't know how writing something in the sand, or with cutout magazine letters or flower stems can really make a difference. Also because the same ones pop up over and over as more of my friends like the same thing.

But today, one stopped my from scrolling down. It was exactly what I needed to see.

And, thankfully, it wasn't written in sand.


You see, I've been feeling sorry for myself lately. Circumstances beyond my control have really started to take a toll, and instead of pushing through and moving on, I just wanted to lie down and close my eyes until it all went away.

But attitude is everything, and seeing this reminded me of that. It reminded me to pull my head out of my rear and be thankful for what I have instead of what I wish I had.

t reminded me that wishing my life away gets me nothing. It reminded me that I'd much rather live life in a positive manner, enjoying what I can, instead of living in the negative, dwelling on what I can't change.

I know this is all cryptic and just as annoying as those Facebook quote posts, but it makes a huge difference to me. And maybe, just maybe, someone else will read this and feel the same way.

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