Friday, November 2, 2012

On being thankful.

Today marks five weeks since the beginning of the mystery illness. I am often discouraged by my apparent lack of progress in getting better. But this morning while I was reading my Bible, I read a quote from my former pastor, Don Forrester, that I had written in a margin. He said "Discouragement is selfishness to the Nth degree." This from a man who has been completely blind since boyhood.

So I'm working on not being discouraged.

Today I'm thankful for my good health and the ability to exercise. And a new yoga mat. :)

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