Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Ten Things I Believe

Today's Working Mommy Wednesday prompt was to list 10 Things I Believe. After getting the "I believe in Crystal Light, 'cause I believe in me!" jingle out of my head, I was surprised how quickly these flowed. I usually hem and haw over a list because I want to make sure I haven't forgotten anything. But I'm going with my gut on this one, and leaving it as is. Curious to see what others chose!

  1. I believe Jesus Christ is the son of God, was crucified for my sins, died and rose on the third day and sits at the right hand of God.
  2. I believe I am more than the sum of my parts.
  3. I believe that even though my mother is losing her memory and may even someday forget me entirely, she loves me with all her heart, the way only a mother could.
  4. I believe that if I were put in a position where I needed super-human strength to save my children, I could complete the task as if it was a simple as snapping my fingers.
  5. I believe some wounds never entirely heal, but the scars can help define your character for the better.
  6. I believe in the power of love, chosen love, to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
  7. I believe that school's main function is to teach you how to learn, and once you know that, the world is your classroom; it's up to you to take advantage of it.
  8. I believe children keep you young, whether they are yours or someone else's, through their innocence and curiosity.
  9. I believe laughter is the best medicine, especially when joined by your babies, your husband, your siblings, your parents, or your best girlfriends.
  10. I believe I am blessed beyond measure and will never fully appreciate my good fortune.


Megan (Best of Fates) said...

Those are fantastic beliefs - isn't it calming to sit down and think about what you believe sometimes?

Jennifer said...

Love your list, especially the one about school. The world is an amazing place just ready to be explored :) I also wrote my list from the heart without a lot of "hemming and hawing".

kt moxie said...

I think the laughter one is my favorite!

Liz said...

Children definitely keep you young! At least until they become adults. Then that makes us OLD.

Julia said...

wow!! amazing list!!! every single one of them!!!!!

love love love your blog ... and you!

Mamma Kerr said...

Hey I LOVE your list! :) I certainly could feel your positive energy! :)

Laughter is most definitely my medicine of choice! :D

Thanks for sharing!


Sherri said...

Great list! Kind of just sums it all a recipe for life.

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