The Gift Of Life
Start writing a post
Politics

The Gift Of Life

Everyday is a gift from God.

88
The Gift Of Life
Photo by Tom Ezzatkhah on Unsplash

Everyday that you start the day alive should be looked at as the gift of life. Everyday is a new present from God. You get to wake up. You get to climb out of bed. You get to see people you work with. You get to see your friends. You get to talk to your family. You get to experience the little things in life. You may see the sun shine in the sky. You may see the clouds above your head. You can smell the flowers in your yard. If it's winter, you can feel the cold hit your face. You can touch the snow. You can smell the winter air. You can feel the chill on your cheeks.

No matter what the day is, what time of year it is, what day of week it is, what month on the calendar it is, you can experience life. You get to live it. You get to breathe it. You get to walk through it. The gift of life is an amazing thing. Everyday is a new present from God.

Some people may not believe in God. Others believe in God too much to the point they shove Him down your throat. But regardless of what happens, who believes in what, or who follows who- the air hits you, the flowers grow, the trees blossom, the wind blows and the gift of life happens.

Every single day something new happens. Sometimes it's good and sometimes it's bad. But it's part of life. The gift of life gives us the chance to meet new people, to learn new things, to talk to a stranger, to open a door for someone you don't know, to pay it forward or to put a smile on someone's face that needs to be cheered up.

No matter what happens during each day of your life, you are given a gift. You are given the opportunity to make a difference, to do something good, to change someone's life or to make an impact like you haven't done on another day of your life. It is a gift. To be here. To enjoy the day. To live the life. To find happiness. To find peace. To breathe.

And to enjoy the gift you've been given.

Everyday will have its struggles. Everyday will have its ups and downs. Everyday will have a moment (or more) of disappointment. Everyday will have things that you and I don't want to see. There will be unhappy experiences. There will be difficult times. There will be struggles. No matter how hard you and I try, we will not always be happy. We will not always find what or who we are looking for. But no matter what happens, good, bad, or ugly? We have the gift. The gift of life.

Everything happens for a reason. Every person starts a new day. Every person experiences new things. We see the sun shine. We feel the breeze blow. We hear the crickets in the fields. We hear the sounds on a playground. We see the children play. We watch adults talk. We hear things around us. We watch traffic. We drive cars. We ride bikes.

We enjoy the gift of life.

Every day, no matter good, bad, or ugly- is a gift of life. If you are here? You are alive. You are given a gift.

Enjoy it. It's life. The one thing others who aren't here with us today cannot experience. What many others cannot enjoy. What many others will never get another chance to do.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee
nappy.co

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

85432
college students waiting in a long line in the hallway
StableDiffusion

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less
a man and a woman sitting on the beach in front of the sunset

Whether you met your new love interest online, through mutual friends, or another way entirely, you'll definitely want to know what you're getting into. I mean, really, what's the point in entering a relationship with someone if you don't know whether or not you're compatible on a very basic level?

Consider these 21 questions to ask in the talking stage when getting to know that new guy or girl you just started talking to:

Keep Reading...Show less
Lifestyle

Challah vs. Easter Bread: A Delicious Dilemma

Is there really such a difference in Challah bread or Easter Bread?

51362
loaves of challah and easter bread stacked up aside each other, an abundance of food in baskets
StableDiffusion

Ever since I could remember, it was a treat to receive Easter Bread made by my grandmother. We would only have it once a year and the wait was excruciating. Now that my grandmother has gotten older, she has stopped baking a lot of her recipes that require a lot of hand usage--her traditional Italian baking means no machines. So for the past few years, I have missed enjoying my Easter Bread.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments