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Photo by gracey Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.~Charles Caleb Colton Time has the marvelous ability to become either our enemy or our ally. Only we have the ability to decide which it will be. If you are like most of us, you probably are in the habit of letting time slip by without a thought. Take note of your use of time today. Do you squander moments? Do you throw away those shreds of time as though they were useless bits of garbage? Learn to use your time wisely that your goals may be attained and your life may be filled with the sweetness of success. That is not so say that we should not take time to enjoy the marvelous things in our lives. We should and we must. Time to relax and time to enjoy should be deliberate choices that allows us to restore energy and build a strong foundation to our lives. Without time to enjoy, we lose the value in our lives. I'm talking about those shreds of time when we do nothing of value. The lost moments waiting for the bus, sitting in the dentist's office, waiting for that all-important meeting to start. What can you do with that time today? What can you do to bring meaning to those bits of time that seem to serve no purpose? I will use my time today to envision my future --to lay plans for action -- to build faith in my ability to find success in all my endeavors. I hope you will too. Today, I am grateful for the dull gray skies that tell me spring is approaching. I am grateful for the soft breeze that carries the promise of spring thaws. I am grateful for seeds to plant, birds to watch and writing to do that makes my life full. I am grateful for family and friends who bring me joy and courage to work towards my goals. I am grateful for the generosity of others, the kindness of strangers and the great thinkers of our time. And, I am grateful for you, dear reader, as you stop by to share my day.May your life be filled with joy and your heart be filled with courage as you go forth to meet the day.

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