“Monday. Damn. Another long week of stress and aggravation. For what? Nothing I do is appreciated, and everything I earn gets taken away. Nobody cares how hard I work, what I’ve been going through, or how much pain I’ve been in. No one cares what I really think or feel, and whatever I do never seems to make any difference. So what’s the point? Life just sucks.”
“Monday. Thank you, Father. I get another day to experience your love, and give it away. All we’ve been through together makes me so confident that no matter what this week holds, there’s no difficulty more powerful than the love and grace you continually give me.
In fact, when I think about all you’ve blessed me with, I’m overwhelmed. Show me how to live in that blessing so fully that I’ll be a blessing to everyone around me, especially my family.
Thanks for not giving up on me, even when I’ve felt like giving up on myself. Thanks for showing me who I am in you, and what’s possible today, tomorrow, and in this whole gift of life. Thank you so much for loving me. I love you too.”