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Sometimes there are people in life who are so broken or hurt they do not have the capacity to lift themselves higher, much less a friend. Sometimes, we may just need to be selfless and give when we do not receive in order to lift someone else higher. Very well said. Some people are just to broken to be in your life it is sad but what has to be.
Give Them Something Great to Imitate -- candid thoughts on some hard (but oh-so-good!) lessons I'm learning as a mom right now.
O God, I thank You for this day of life, For eyes to see the sky, For ears to hear the birds, For feet to walk amidst the trees, For hands to pick the flowers from the earth, For a sense of smell to breathe in the sweet perfumes of nature, For a mind to think about and appreciate the magic of everyday miracles, For a spirit to swell in Joy at Your Mighty Presence Everywhere.