As I reflect on my day, I can’t help but think about the number of people that passed me by without a second glance.
It’s so easy to get caught up in our own little world and forget there are still those who need us. This morning as I was crossing the street, an elderly woman had fallen over and she needed someone to help her up.
Even though it wasn’t my job, I offered to help her because maybe somebody else would have done the same for me if I were in that situation.
We may not be able to change everything or even anything at all sometimes but we should do what we can when it is within our power to do so.
Daily Reflections October 4
. . . we know that the pains of drinking had to come before sobriety, and emotional turmoil before serenity.TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 94
When I was busily snipping away, a neighbor stopped by to see my plants.
She said they were so beautiful and that it seemed like such a shame for them just lie there not growing anymore because of all the pruning she does on her own yard as well- but then again maybe their pain is necessary too grow stronger in size when harvest comes around right?
Later after thinking about what this woman had told me we realized how much trouble some people get themselves into without even realizing it sometimes until its almost impossible fix
I asked God if he would please cut back at least once more upon myself before it becomes to great a task and if it is his will for this life I have been given, He has done so.
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