31 July 2009
Today is Positive Day. Which is a strange concept for me simply because every day is Positive Day. Still with all the troubles, anger, harsh words, and sad events out in the great wide world, it doesn't hurt to have a day dedicated to the proposition of "Think Positive".
A long time ago I learned that none of us are going to get out of life alive. What's more unless you are incredibly lucky, marvelously blessed, or have one very over achieving guardian angel, sometime someplace something absolutely horrid is going to happen to you. It just will and you are going to cry, probably a lot. So how is this positive? When the absolutely horrid thing happens that makes you cry remember to smile.
All of the days before the horrid thing happened, you were there when others were in a bad place. You were there to lend a hand. You were there with the soft word to stop anger or the handkerchief to dry eyes. Maybe it was a casserole following a funeral, contributions to shelters, an injured stray taken to the vet. If the horrid thing happens when you are young, then you learned lessons to carry you through life. Whatever the circumstances, all the days of all the smiles are your deposits on account when you need to collect. The really strange part is that even if you face the horrid thing all by yourself, you can still collect on all those truly good days with the memories that far outweigh the bad and draw strength from them. So never ever forget to wake up and just smile.
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