Enjoy Life – Monday Motivation

I’ve always been a goal setter.  I like to sit down quite often and plan out the things I want to accomplish or the things I would like to see happen in my life.    But, I think because I like to make plans for the future and I like to work towards those plan, that I forget that life is pretty great right NOW.  I often find myself getting down or depressed over what hasn’t happened instead of taking the time to look around me and see the amazing blessings I have been given. I came across this quote yesterday and it made me stop in my tracks and realize that I am pushing away so much happiness because I am always looking to the future instead of being in the moment. Enjoy Life: Monday Motivation How often do we say…”When ______ happens, then I’ll be happy.”  Or if I get that job, or if we get that promotion, then we’ll be happy.  When we can afford a bigger house, or that dream vacation,  then I’ll be happy.  When the kids are old enough to butter their own bread, wipe their own bottom or pour their own milk, then I’ll be happy. When I no longer hear, Mom, mom, mom, MOM, MOM!!, 5, 793 times a day, then I’ll be happy.  […]