5 Reasons Why It's An Awesome Day!

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5 Reasons Why It's An Awesome Day!

 

Another Chance at Life

With each new day, you are given another chance at life, a gift if you will. Each new day is also the beginning of another days end; and by concentrating on moving forward instead of dwelling in the past, you’ll be living a successful life. If success is defined as the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal, then with each new day we are given the chance to move forward in life and be successful.

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present." Eleanor Roosevelt

"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." Marcus Aurelius


Seek Forgiveness

With each new day were are given a chance to reach out and seek forgiveness from someone that we’ve harmed or slighted in the past. Some of the best words spoken are, “I’m sorry,” and, “Please forgive me.” We must also be willing to accept forgiveness, and not hold grudges. These can become shackles that will hold us back and prevent us from becoming all that we were meant to be.

"When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free." Catherine Ponder

"To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness." Robert Muller


Another Chance to Say "I Love You"

With each new day you get another opportunity of telling those that are the most important to you, or even those that we take for granted, that we "Love Them." After the passing of my mother, which happened right before my eyes in a matter of days, I can't tell you how many times I've questioned myself over this. I've vowed to never let this haunt me again, and with every opportunity I'm paying those three words forward-"I Love You!"

“The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how they love them while they’re alive.” Orlando Aloysius Battista


It's Great to Be Alive

It’s a good day to be alive, because the alternative isn’t any better! As a young boy I can remember complaining to my grandma about something, and she told me, “If you think you’re having a bad day, you just try missing one.” It took me many years to understand the wisdom of those words, and appreciate their meaning. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't give thanks, no matter how I happen to feel, good or bad.

"Life isn't fair, but it's still good." Regina Brett


Give Thanks

With each new day we are given the chance to say, "Thanks!" To thank God for everything that's been given to us; we are blessed beyond words, most of us just don't realize it.



"The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!” Henry Ward Beecher


Have an AWESOME day!

 

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  1. Roy Kelley 02/05/2012 10:59 AM
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Lisa Von Domek
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Good morning Michael,

Wonderful post, inspiring and what everyone needs to remember each and every day.

Wishing you and yours a lovely Sunday and that everyday is an Awesome Day!

February 05, 2012 11:15 AM #12
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Michael S. Bolton
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Thank Jeffrey! Some of the easiest things to do in life, are also the easiest things not to do.

Lisa~Thanks for the kind words, very much appreciated.

Have an AWESOME day!

February 05, 2012 01:31 PM #13
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Lloyd Binen
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Wonderful inspirational post, Michael, with great quotes. I agree with Roy, your mom would be proud.

February 05, 2012 02:42 PM #14
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Hi Michael. This is the BEST post I have seen so far today, and I can't believe it doesn't already have a Gold Star. All Five of these reasons are excellent and so True. If we all live by these simple five reasons, our lives will be truly Blessed.

Have a Wonderful Sunday!

February 05, 2012 03:37 PM #15
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Susanna Haynie
Falcon Property Solutions, LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
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Michael,

what a very inspiring post. I like to remind myself everyday what is important. I don't want to miss a day!!! Suggested! Thank you.

February 05, 2012 05:26 PM #16
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Michael S. Bolton
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Thanks Lloyd, I very much appreciate that.

Jerry~Life doesn't have to be anymore complicated than we make it, thanks for stopping by.

Have an AWESOME day!

February 05, 2012 05:26 PM #17
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I re-posted your blog and have received a very positive response.  Keep up the good work.

February 06, 2012 07:23 AM #18
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Chuck Carstensen
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Looks like a great outline for an inspiration speech!  Have an awesome week!

February 06, 2012 08:25 AM #19
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Great minds think alike! I have this bookmarked to re-blog as well! GREAT POST!!

February 06, 2012 05:47 PM #20
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Michael S. Bolton
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Susanna~I appreciate the suggest. Yes, I don't want to miss a day either!!!

Thanks a million Roy, very much appreciated. It's funny that it doesn't list who re-blogged your post anymore.

Chuck~It would definitely be more than the regular 5-7 minutes.

Joni~I'm assuming that you mean you think like me! :) I appreciate the re-blog and the kind comment.

Have an AWESOME day!

February 06, 2012 06:34 PM #21
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Lindsey Hasford
Coldwell Banker Vision - Elk River, MN

I like the advice of Eleanor Roosevelt. It's just good stuff. :) Tomorrow is a mystery... it gives us something to look forward too!

February 06, 2012 11:51 PM #22
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Paula McDonald
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This should be a feature.  I am suggesting now.  Thanks and great post!

February 08, 2012 05:44 PM #23
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Michael, Joni reblogged this and I just had to come over and thank you for an excellent post that should be featured on all of Activerain.

If you are not a member of spiritualrain you should be. Join up and then put that group for one of the groups this goes to. I will feature it there!

February 08, 2012 06:20 PM #24
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Michael S. Bolton
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Lindsey~It's a quote that has stuck with me for a long time.

Paula~Thanks, very much appreciated.

Mike~Thanks for the kind comments!

Have an AWESOME day!

February 08, 2012 08:29 PM #25
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Hi Michael,

Found you by way of Joni's reblog, just wanted to thank you for agreat and inspirational post, Have a pfanntastic Week

February 08, 2012 09:58 PM #26
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Rose King
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Wow, Michael, what an awesome post! I came here from Joni's re-blog, and I'm sure glad I did. I like all five of your reasons that it is a great day, but I especially like the first one!

February 08, 2012 09:59 PM #27
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Michael S. Bolton
Michael S. Bolton,Inc. - Zimmerman, MN
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Peter & Linda-Thanks for stopping by, and I'm glad you enjoyed the post.

Rose~Thanks, I appreciate that very much!

Have an AWESOME weekend!

February 10, 2012 09:20 PM #28
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I came here from Joni Staples re-blog.  Great perspective.  Have a great weekend! -Kasey

February 11, 2012 03:44 AM #29
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Michael, thanks for the advice and reminder to have an awesome day, I hope you have an awesome day too.

April 10, 2012 11:38 AM #30
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Inna Ivchenko
Mannis Real Estate Group - Calabasas, CA
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Have an awesome day!

:)

What a beautiful blog!

Words ''I Love You, I'm Sorry, Please Forgive Me, Thank You'' bring feeling of being being blessed and peace.

We always can find the way to see good and learn from sad, stressful people and events on our way.

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