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Dear Future Me…

Sunday, April 15, 2012





For waking up every morning and being mindful that each and every day is a gift to be appreciated and enjoyed. Even if I needed to remind myself over and over some days.

For never forgetting that I am worthy and deserve all the blessings in my life. Yes, it’s okay to be happy and rejoice it in.



For making a better choice every time I chose poorly.

For forgiving myself enough times that I finally know its okay to make mistakes and if I learn from them then I am making progress.



For never quitting even when I questioned my progress or lack there of!!!



...continue to remember that today is a new day to make a difference, not only in my life but in the lives of everyone who knows and loves me.

I promise not to waste precious time fretting about yesterday or worrying about tomorrow. I know today is all we have and its long enough to do the very best for myself and short enough to be able to get through no matter how complicated it may be. I’ll remember challenges are part of life so I’ll enjoy the lovely gift God has given us and believe that tomorrow will bring sunshine and hope for renewed progress if I find myself in doubt.



I promise to remember that attitude and outlook are far more important than the scale. So I’ll continue to look to other benchmarks… renewed health, stamina, and strength. I promise to be the Spark that ignites others and continue to strive to be the conduit that channels the optimism for all because that’s what makes me truly happy.



“Listen, can you hear it? Spring's sweet cantata. The strains of grass pushing through the snow. The song of buds swelling on the vine. The tender timpani of a baby robin's heart. Spring.”~ Diane Froloy & Andrew Schneider

Ahhhh, Spring… a time to bloom.

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RICU1952 5/8/2012 7:22PM

    very awesome and very inspiring! thank you!!

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ROSGETSSERIOUS 4/28/2012 5:24PM

    Great blog - we have to enjoy and make the most of every moment!!
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EMMABE1 4/27/2012 4:02AM

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Thank you for this - it was well worth reading

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MYOWNHERO 4/26/2012 5:04PM

    fabulous!

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SKYWAY2LS 4/26/2012 10:39AM

    I love this message - thanks so much! emoticon

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INFLATED 4/25/2012 1:35AM

    This was another inspirational blog and Jenny Baker sent me here to read it. I love the flower video. Thank you!!!

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BOBBIENORTHERN1 4/24/2012 4:03PM

  This is such an awesome blog and am so glad Jenny was thoughful enough to share this with me because i really have appreciated all the truth in the words and the beuty of the flowers and I thank you also emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 4/24/2012 1:26PM

    Wonderful!

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AUNTIEA1959 4/24/2012 1:09PM

    this blog had been forwarded to me by JENNYBAKER247 - very inspirational!

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123ELAINE456 4/24/2012 12:05PM

  Awesome Blog. WAY TO GO!!! God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week.

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IDAHOFLOWER 4/24/2012 11:29AM

    Wow so beauitfully said. emoticon

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MI-ELLKAYBEE 4/24/2012 11:08AM

    Beautiful! emoticon emoticon May God bless your success on this journey we all share.

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JENNYBAKER247 4/24/2012 10:46AM

    Fantastic! Love it!!!
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LYNDALOVES2HIKE 4/22/2012 11:41AM

    Love it!
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JINLYNN 4/19/2012 8:06PM

    A wonderful affirmation of the goodness of life. Thanks for sharing it and reminding me that everyday, every season, and every life has its own beauty.


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ESILBO 4/16/2012 9:37AM

    GREAT BLOG, LINDA...IT SOUNDS SO MUCH LIKE WE ALL ARE...THANK YOU..
HUGS
LISE

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JILL313 4/16/2012 1:19AM

    OMG Linda, I just wish I could frame your wonderful Blog and bottle it up for me. It is so helpful and motivating as I also not only do this for me but all my loved ones. You are such a gifted writer and express things that I also am feeling. It is so important for us to be our own best friend and it sounds like you are which is really healthy. Keep up your WL success and writing wonderful blogs. I want to read more about your success and thoughts as you are so wise and articulate.

Love,

Jil
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IOWAGRAMMA 4/15/2012 9:23PM

    What a terrific affirmation! I love it and the way you said it so well. Thanks for a great way for me to close out a really good weekend! Love, Jeannie
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SUE_2U 4/15/2012 8:09PM

    What a wonderful affirmation of Life and Joy and an outpouring of gratitude! emoticon

The egg background is lovely!

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JOANNS4 4/15/2012 8:07PM

    An excellent reminder of what life's all about. I am so thankful for you.

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Jo Ann


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TORTILLAFLATS 4/15/2012 6:57PM

    Oh Linda, you are so right It is a time to bloom. As always, I love you Blog and for reminding me to be thankful of all the blessings that I have! Even will down in the valley.

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Gail

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