Monday, September 10, 2012

Ed Negron's Daily Motivation 9-10-2012

Monday, September 10, 2012
Today's Gift

It isn't for the moment you are struck that you need courage, but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security. —Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Most of us are on a long uphill climb at this moment. It is a climb we are making together, and yet a climb we can't do for each other. I can reach out my hand to you, and you can grasp my hand in return. But my steps are my own, just as you, too, can only take one-step at a time.

For brief periods we skip, even run, along the uphill path. The rocks and the occasional boulder momentarily trip us up. We need patience and trust that the summit is still achievable. We can help one another have patience. We can remind one another to trust.

We look back at the periods that devastated us so long ago. And now we are here. We have climbed this far. We are stronger, saner, and more secure. Each step makes easier the next step - each step puts us on more solid ground.

I may run into some rocks or even a boulder today. I have stepped around them in the past. I will do so again.

From Each Day a New Beginning: Daily Meditations for Women by Karen Casey©

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