GRATEFUL GIRL'S THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
Some days it's all about how you stay atop the balance beam.
Let's face it; life is really just one big juggling act.
Most times, it's all you can do to keep those plates spinning on the tippy tops of their sticks without careening off and wiping out a bird, obliterating the neighbor's bedroom window or smashing to bits on the concrete.
Faith, family, friends, health, security/safety, work. All of these very important moving parts comprise the key components of the average human life.
Keeping them all well maintained, nurtured, cultivated, and thriving every single day? Well, it's sort of like tap dancing on a tight rope ... blindfolded ... with one hand tied behind your back ... and without a net, yo.
The thing of it is, is: off all the essential balls we juggle or crucial plates we spin, only one of them is replaceable. Think about it.
So do your best to balance the whirlwind of ever-shifting pieces that is your day-to-day existence and take care to tend to them all.
But remember, that last plate is plastic and the rest made of the rarest crystal. So spin carefully, y'all.
Ps 146:1b-2, 6c-7, 8-9a, 9bc-10 R. (1b) Praise the Lord, my soul! I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God while I live. The LORD keeps faith forever, secures justice for the oppressed, gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets captives free. The LORD gives sight to the blind. The LORD raises up those who are bowed down; the LORD loves the just. The LORD protects strangers. The fatherless and the widow he sustains, but the way of the wicked he thwarts The LORD shall reign forever, your God, O Zion, through all generations! Alleluia Jn 14:23 Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him and we will come to him. PHOTO CREDIT: