Friday, December 18, 2009
Welcome to Hopeful Friday now hosted by Charli and me. This is a post dedicated to positive thoughts and inspirational messages. It is a place to celebrate God! If you would like to join me, just pick up a button, write your post, and then leave a comment here. Otherwise, thank you so much for stopping by. I hope your day is beautiful and blessed in every way ♥
A couple of e-mails have been
circulating in our area that I thought
were poignant and wanted to share
"A couple moves into a new
neighborhood. The next morning
while they are eating breakfast, the
young woman sees her neighbor hanging the wash outside. 'That laundry is not very
clean', she said. 'She doesn't know how to wash correctly. Perhaps she needs better
laundry soap.' Her husband looked on, but remains silent. Every time her neighbor
would hang out her wash to dry, the young woman would make the same comments.
About a month later, the woman was surprised to see a
nice clean wash on the line and said to her husband: "Look,
she has learned how to wash correctly. I wonder who taught her this'. The husband said, 'I got up early this morning and cleaned
And so it is with life. What we see when watching others
depends on the purity of the window though which we
"Don't worry about who doesn't like you, who has more, or who's doing what. Instead, let's cherish the relationships we have with those who love us. Let's think about what God HAS blessed us with. And what we are doing each day to promote ourselves mentally, physically, and emotionally."
This last quote was written by Robert Fulghum......
"If there is truly peace on earth,
goodwill to men, it will be because of women
like Mother Teresa.
Peace is not something you wish for;
it's something you make,
something you do, something you are,
and something you give away!"
Happy Hopeful Friday everyone!
Peace be with you ♥
I hope all of you have a lovely day!
With warmest regards, Carol