Life is full of choices, that is obvious... but I do like the idea that some choices are better than others. Last night I had to make a choice, to do my bills, pack and get some sleep or...write my blog. Not that my blog takes me that long to write, but sometimes I do put quite a bit of time and effort, trying to find or think of something that is positive and motivating. Jeff and I flew out EARLY this morning to his family reunion. I knew all day yesterday that I had certain things that had to be done, and certain things that I just wanted to do. It is funny but when I get really nervous or stressed on trying to get something done, I usually start sewing. I know that is probably not the choice that I should have made but I did. Also, Amy and the girls came over to see me, and since I will be gone for 10 days, I think the choice to spend time with them was .....one of my better choices yesterday. Nevertheless by 11:30 last night, I still wasn't packed and hadn't done my blog. I don't like writing in a hurry and so I made the choice to go to bed and get a little bit of sleep instead of writing.
I remember once seeing a demonstration where a girl put 6 eggs in a jar and they fit just perfectly and she talked about the eggs being the important things in our lives. Then she showed us a bag of rice, which was to represent all the little things that we do every day in our lives. She then demonstrated if you put all the rice in first, then try to fit in the 6 eggs, there isn't enough room. The moral of the story ( so to speak ) is that if we fill our lives with all the little busy things that we do every day, then we may not have the time or ( space ) for the important things. Life is all about choices. It was a great and since I am a very visual learner, it is something that I will always remember.
Hope you are well and have a good night dear friends!
“No one else can ever make your choices for you. Your choices are yours alone. They are as much a part of you as every breath you will take, every moment of your life.”
“There may be a thousand little choices in a day. All of them count.”
“You cannot manage your life if you do not manage your self. You cannot manage your self if you do not manage your choices. Manage your choices, and you will manage your life.”