Thursday, February 3, 2011

Always be a firstrate version of yourself, instead of a secondrate version of somebody else. Judy Garland

By manicmorff
So often in life we become so caught up in being what others expect or what we think the world wants from us that we lose sight of who we really are. Before we know it, we are modeling ourselves after someone we simply we never meant to be.

Consider who you are today and strive to be the best you you can be and let go of the idea that you should be like everyone else.

Today, I am grateful for clear, crisp nights aglow with stars, for the glowing moon and the infinite universe. I am grateful for clean air to breathe, fresh water to drink and soap bubbles that glitter in the light.

I am grateful for tiny puppies that nuzzle together for warmth, for baby bunnies that arrive in spring and newly hatched birds with gaping mouths waiting to be fed.

I am grateful for family and friends, for good books and the singing of frogs in spring.

And, I am grateful for you, dear reader, as you stop to share my day. May you become at first rate version of yourself, today as you go forward in the direction of your dreams.

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