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Choices


Thursday, November 14, 2013

They begin the moment we open our eyes each morning. Our brain does a quick scan, deposits the information and we choose what route we'll travel that day.



Some mornings we leap out of bed with a clear sense of purpose,our path charted and clear. Other days we choose to pull the covers back up over our heads, roll over and choose to shake the dice later on. Our choices are the one thing that is totally and completely ours.

What I eat,when I exercise, how much "me time" do I take each day? They are all choices.

When all is said and done the ultimate question is this:

Is my life a gift or a punishment? I have found that answering that question helps me with my choices.

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2ABBYNORMAL 11/18/2013 2:10PM

    This is a great blog.
My niece (24 yrs. old) is grieving over her husband's death so hard that she can't get past it.
This makes me think that this blog might help her.
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IMEMINE1 11/16/2013 10:55AM

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NASFKAB 11/15/2013 5:16AM

  great quote so very true thanks

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LYNMEINDERS 11/14/2013 5:10PM

    So so true John....
Love the quote


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GEORGE815 11/14/2013 1:58PM

    I would rather focus on the good, and try to repeat it.

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ANATASHIKI 11/14/2013 1:11PM

    life is definitely a gift but sometimes it's hard to feel it . unless you choose to emoticon

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AJDOVER1 11/14/2013 10:16AM

    Here's a moving Ted Talk about the art of choosing:

http://www.ted.com
/talks/sheena_iyengar_on_the_ar
t_of_choosing.html

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HARROWJET 11/14/2013 9:47AM

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SLIMLEAF 11/14/2013 9:36AM

    A good point.

I think I'd better make a choice now to turn off the computer and get out for my run before it gets dark!

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INGBADEN 11/14/2013 9:31AM

    Very well put

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/14/2013 9:27AM

    I'm planning on making good choices today.

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HDHAWK 11/14/2013 9:22AM

    Life is a gift. Thanks for the reminder! Have a wonderful day!

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TRISTAROSE 11/14/2013 9:11AM

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ANGELBELIEVER 11/14/2013 9:03AM

    Another great blog. Thanks. Life is all about choices, isn't it? Glad God gave us the ability to make choices...but the kind of choices we make are still up to us.

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KABMPH 11/14/2013 8:31AM

    What I've been struggling with lately is food choices. I am of regular weight. I exercise regularly. I don't want to gain weight as I get older, since it gets so much easier to do that, but I also want to enjoy my days and meals. So when you say, "Is my life a gift or a punishment?", I think about how much I want to actually enjoy what I eat and not make it a chore. And therein lies my dilemma. :)

Thanks for posting and making me think on this Thursday morning!

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JEANNETTE59 11/14/2013 8:21AM

  emoticon If it doesn't kill you, it makes you stronger. Sometimes these words sound ridiculous and/or callous, but they hold a lot of truth.

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PEGGY11 11/14/2013 8:16AM

    I needed to hear this this morning. Your comments make it seem like you are right here encouraging me when I need it. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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