I went in a local restaurant to pick up my lunch. As I was getting my change the sweet waitress/cashier said, “I hope you have a great day!”
I winked and said, “It is always a great day…every single day that I wake!”
The grumpy older man at the end of the bar looked at me as I turned and injected, “Not always. It’s not a great day every day…” He mumbled something under his breath.
I stopped. Looked at him in his deep-seated eyes, “That’s a choice you get to make every day. There are many things in life you have little say in, but making your day special is a conscious choice. It’s all about gratitude.”
Left him with his mouth hanging. He made one last comment, “You must be one of this hippies.”
We get a gift each day. We get many. The choice is ours, even…
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