Bloggers for Peace (B4Peace) 2013 started with this very first challenge.
“For this challenge write about a daily/weekly gesture or act of kindness that you perform to create peace in your home and/or community.” -Kozo
Each day when I wake, my eyes open and I am alive. I can motion my entire body the way my brain signals my limbs to move and when I wish to speak, the words flow from my tongue clearly and I am understood.
Once upon a time, I woke up and was alive— only, my limbs would not move the way my brain signaled and when I spoke, my words did not flow from my tongue clearly.
My family guided me back into a bearable existence.
Strangers in a hospital placed me securely on a path to recovery
fellow patients were constant reminders, home is where I wanted to be.
Each day when I wake, my eyes open and I am alive. I am a respecter of life and the act of kindness is bestowing onto my mind, brain, body and soul the will to survive each and every day, which quite frankly brings peace upon myself and all who come into contact with my being…here.
“The great thing about an attitude is that it’s yours and you can change it.” Joyce Meyer