Every day is a new gift. We get to pick how to value that gift by what we do with the new day.
A friend, Dan, told me a couple weeks ago, “I admire you.” I asked him why. He said, “Because of your ability to speak in several different languages.”
I said, “That’s a gift.”
Dan said, “It’s a gift from God.”
I agreed, and Dan asked, “Are you using your gift?”
I assured Dan I often used my gift for language. In fact, just two days before Dan’s question, I’d used my gift to hold a conversation with a young woman in her native tongue.
Then, the day after Dan’s question, another friend, Mark, sent me a text announcing a new class. And that was another gift. After watching Mark’s videos about the class, I had a wonderful, confirming feeling, once again, that God is in charge.
Here’s why. Several months ago I found a way to gain clarity of thought I’d lacked for over 30 years. That was another gift from God. And Mark’s new class is inviting me to increase the value I place on each new day.
My commitment to myself is to act today on the best of what I know, always valuing the gift of today and the friends God places in my path.
Thank you, Dan! And, thank you, Mark! And, most of all, Thank you God!by