Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Truly blessed

Sometimes there are things that happen to those around us, that just make you sit back and ask - why? Why do people have to endure such difficult things? It is so hard when friends have to deal with 'stuff' and all you can do is sit back and try to be a good listener, but in all honsety, feel as though there is so little you can do. It really makes you take a good look at your own life.

Today is one of those days.

I have so much to be greatful for - a loving husband, beautiful healthy children, wonderful & supportive friends, a close and happy family, a beautiful house, food on the table and the means to be able to live a comfortable life. For all of this I am so greatful.

I am truly blessed.

To all that are not so fortunate today, who have had to endure heartache, pain or sickness or suffering - you are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope that tomorrow is a better day for you.


Katie Toland said...

I agree Nic, I'm so fortunate in my life. It's so easy to get down about the little things and loose perspective. I remember hearing something once where you had to rate on a scale of 1-10 how stressful it would be to have an accident in peak hour traffic before an important meeting at work. Most people rated that as a 10. Then they asked you to rate on the same scale how stressful it would be to find out your partner was terminally ill. I think of that whenever the little things start to bother me.

I'll remember to say a prayer right along with you! You are a sweetie.

k xx

Janine K said...

Hope things look up for those concerned, but it is great that it makes you appreciate all that you have.

Mel Diener said...

Too true Nic. And I hope that whoever thats close to you and going through hard times, has brighter days very soon.

Mel xx

Michelle Perry said...

This is just so true Nic. I know I am guilty of thinking of the things I don't have, instead of seeing the things I do have.

PS Thanks for Friday, was a fantastic day!

kathie said...

Don't know what's behind your post, but feeling for whoever is suffering at the moment. As Katie said, being told that your partner may be terminally ill (been there!) does put life into perspective and teaches you not to sweat the small stuff.
Big hugssss