Re: [SOCM-FORUM] 10 Rules For A Blessed Day
TOTUS TUUS MARIA
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From: <Sara Thomas>
Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 6:42 PM
Subject: [SOCM-FORUM] 10 Rules For A Blessed Day
> 10 RULES FOR A BLESSED DAY
> 1. TODAY I WILL NOT STRIKE BACK . . .
> If someone is rude, if someone is impatient, if someone is unkind, I
> will not respond in a like manner.
> 2. TODAY I WILL ASK GOD TO BLESS MY 'ENEMY'
> If I come across someone who treats me harshly or unfairly, I will
> quietly ask God to bless that individual. I understand "enemy" could
> be a family member, neighbor, co-worker or stranger.
> 3. TODAY I WILL BE CAREFUL ABOUT WHAT I SAY . . .
> I will carefully choose and guard my words being certain that I do not
> spread gossip.
> 4. TODAY I WILL GO THE EXTRA MILE . . .
> I will find ways to help share the burden of another person.
> 5. TODAY I WILL FORGIVE . . .
> I will forgive any hurts or injuries that come my way.
> 6. TODAY I WILL DO SOMETHING KIND FOR SOMEONE, (BUT I WILL DO IT IN
> SECRET . . . ) I will reach out anonymously and bless the life
> of another.
> 7. TODAY I WILL TREAT OTHERS THE WAY I WISH TO BE TREATED . . .
> I will practice the golden rule. "Do Unto others as I would have them
> do unto me"- with EVERYONE I encounter.
> 8. TODAY I WILL RAISE THE SPIRITS OF SOMEONE WHO IS DISCOURAGED . . .
> My smile, my words, my expression of support, can make the difference
> to someone who is wrestling with life.
> 9. TODAY I WILL NURTURE MY BODY . . .
> I will eat less . . . I will eat only healthy foods. I will thank God
> for my body.
> 10. TODAY I WILL GROW SPIRITUALLY . . .
> I will spend a little more time in prayer today. I will begin reading
> something spiritual or inspirational; I will find a quiet place (at
> some point during this day) and listen to God's voice.
> Luke 10:27
> He answered: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with
> all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind';
> and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'"
> Luke 10:27
> We learn three principles about loving our neighbor: (1) lack of love
> is often easy to justify, even though it is never right; (2) our neighbor
> is anyone of any race, creed, or social background who is in need; and
> (3) love means acting to meet the person's needs.
> Wherever you live, there are needy people close by. There is no good
> reason for refusing to help.
> Remember, today is a gift from God so treat it preciously
> -- Author Unknown
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