Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Traces Of Me

Good morning! It's just one of those mornings when I am just glad to be alive. Sometimes I have to stop and appreciate what I have no matter how simple. There are many things that we take for granted. We have to stop and give thanks to the Creator. I look around at times when I am observing the world on the streets and subways and I see individuals who are not as fortunate. So, I give thanks.

I thank God for my eyes so that I can look into the eyes of my loved ones. I can observe the changing of the seasons and appreciate nature. I can see that which nature has formed and thank God for her presence.

I thank God for my limbs because I can become mobilized at will, build, touch, dance, and love. I cannot leave out my senses because I can smell the aroma of tantalizing dishes and the smell of sweet perfumes that provoke my wishes. I can taste the chocolate and feel the smoothness of her skin. The inebriating affects of the vodka I drink make me want to start all over again. :)

I thank the Creator for my mind so that I can decide, calculate, devise, comprehend, and compose my thoughts before speaking.

I thank the God because with my mind and heart I can pray, create, love, change, agitate, plan and become. All in all I thank the Creator because...just because.

I have no way of knowing how far this life will take me, but I will do all I can while I am here to make a positive change. This change will start with me because I cannot completely make a positive impact unless I have made some changes within. Well, it is almost time for my break. I have a taste for ginger tea this morning with honey. Peace~


Sandy said...

How encouraging.I read this only to find strength in your words. I am one guilty of taking the small things for granted. Smelling, seeing,touching, feeling, moving and so on. Thanks for the reminder...Today, I will give thanks as well.....

Much Love,

Stephen A. Bess said...

I'm glad that you were able to take something from that, Sandy. It hits me every now and then so I thought I'd share. :)

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