The Simple Things Count

As I gazed out my office window pondering what best to write in today’s Week-Ender, my initial thoughts swirled with ideas about the upcoming presidential election, the Iran nuclear issue, the economy, the high and rising price of gas … Then, as depression set in, my gaze focused on what I had been vacantly observing, but not really seeing, outside my window. There, in the warm afternoon sun, an azalea bush was blooming before my eyes. First, just one pink …


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2 comments on “The Simple Things Count

  1. Melissa on said:

    Thanks for this!!! Coming back from our state conference and being out of the office for a few days — returning always includes LOMP’s. I looked out my window and saw a grandmother strolling into the park to enjoy the swings, the waving USA flag atop our flagpole and with my window cracked could hear the birds chirping. Thank you for helping me see the GEMS today.

  2. Gloria De La Cruz-Sandoval on said:

    This was a nice reminder to look, seek and find. Boy did I have LOMPS this week and now I will look to the GEMS before my day is over…….
    Yes, there are many GEMS in a day as surely as the sun shines and the rain comes – find your GEMS today!

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