Thoughts for the Weekend

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Registered: 11-20-2008
Thoughts for the Weekend
Fri, 08-27-2010 - 2:19pm

There are three types of cause:

The choices we make in thought, word and deed inevitably return to us in kind.

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Registered: 03-25-2002
Fri, 08-27-2010 - 6:42pm

thanks for posting.

i've been under stress this week too.

my good news is i bought a new minivan. the old one had a lot of miles on it and everything was broken and i felt it was just a matter of time before it stopped running. So, i felt it was time to bite the bullet and get a new one.

so, on the one hand i feel great about getting a new vehicle.... but on the other i feel stressed about a new car payment and all the money i just spent on the down payment.

i will take a moment to think about the positives. my new car.... I have A/C now. woohoo. the driver's seat is adjustable. i have power sliding doors. i have a headliner again. the phone charger works while the car is off. the compass and temperature gauge works. the headlights are brighter. the color is a pretty pearl blue. the window doesn't stick. the back window opens. the stow-n-go seats are great. i have a clicker key ring again. the hatch will open with the push of a button.

I'm not saying all this to be materialistic... but rather a form of counting my blessings.

Living with someone is stressful. I feel like it is wearing on me. First of all, i think i have an internal issue with living w someone that i'm not married to... i feel like it just adds negative vibes on top of an already stressful situation...

But i will count my blessings. I have someone who watches my kids and helps me get them ready. Someone who helps me with house chores. Someone who helps me remember appointments. Someone warm to snuggle up with... Someone who helps me make up my mind when i can't. Someone to do fun things with... Someone who helps me organize my stuff. Someone who makes me smile and laugh. And i deserve it!

I think sometimes it can be hard to feel like i deserve happyness or that i deserve the great things that happen. So, i need to remind myself that i deserve it.

Hope everyone has a great weekend.