A Splash Of Coffee?

Coffee At Forty FiveNow, my morning coffee is a daily call to action.  Have you ever noticed that some of us go through life, seemingly, unscathed regardless of what is happening around us? I came across this wonderful passage that reminded me that we have a choice to make, every, single day.

You are holding a cup of coffee when someone comes along and bumps into you or shakes your arm, making you spill your coffee everywhere.⠀ Why did you spill the coffee?⠀ “Well because someone bumped into me, of course!”

Wrong answer.⠀ You spilled the coffee because there was _coffee_ in your cup.⠀ Had there been tea, you would have spilled _tea_.

*Whatever is inside, is what will spill out.*⠀

Therefore, when life comes along and shakes you (which WILL happen), whatever is inside you will come out. It’s easy to fake it, until you get rattled.⠀ *So we have to ask ourselves… “what’s in my cup?”⠀When life gets tough, what spills over? Joy, gratefulness, peace and humility?⠀Or anger, bitterness, harsh words and reactions? You choose!

Today, let’s work towards filling our cups with gratitude, forgiveness, joy, words of affirmation; and kindness, gentleness and love for others.’

– author unknown

I hope that you too will find the wisdom within these words and will choose to fill your cup with that which lights your soul on fire.

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June leads a team of diverse women from all sorts of different backgrounds. They educate others how to take control of their health, wellness, and financial means. Together they are helping families live better more fulfilling lives. Her mission is to help other dedicated moms, come home to their lives.
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