yesterday, i was humbled.
there are times in my life when i think that things i have “aren’t good enough” or “could be better”.
my house could be bigger. i could have two cars. i could have that new tv i’ve had my eye on, the new mattress that i really want.
i get caught up in the “stuff” that i miss the stuff that really matters.
yesterday’s earthquake in haiti got me thinking last night.
as i was laying in bed trying to fall asleep, i couldn’t help but think about the people who live there who, before this tragic event had so little and now since the devastation have even less.
i think about all of the changes i would make to my house and all of the things that i don’t like about it and i fail to remember there there are lots of people going to bed tonight without a roof over their head at all.
a good friend of mine sent me a quote the other day in response to something i had said earlier and i was touched by her thoughtfulness in sharing the quote and by the quote itself. i hope that one day i am able to fully embrace this consciousness: