Promise of A Fresh Day: How to Have the Best Day of Your Life
Bonjour, dear reader! How is
your day going? Well, I hope! Only so-so? It’s Comme
si, Comme ca? Well, things could be worse, right?
What’s that? They are worse? Oh Mon Dieu.
One of those days, is it? Well then, I’m sorry, I truly am.
May it pass, may it pass quickly! Things will be better tomorrow,
right? Voila, that’s the spirit!
While I have your attention,
though, a question for you, if you don’t mind: did
you ever think about the importance of a single day in life?
Yes, it’s true: it comes and goes all in a blink, but for all
its fleetingness, the day is what it’s really all about,
isn’t it? It is the most fundamental, the most natural unit
of time we ever experience. There are hours and minutes and seconds,
yes, but because a “day” is defined by the rising
and setting of the sun, the daytime is elemental. Our minds and our
bodies are anchored by it, our lives are made up of it (composed of the
many thousands of days we’ve awakened to, worked through,
said good night to…). So you’re with me now? Tres
bien, dear reader. And have you ever considered how many
days there really are? Why, there are legions of them, an entire
catalogue: good days, bad days, boring days, days we dread and days we
anticipate, days that surprise us, days that terrorize us, days
we’ll always remember, days we pray we’ll one day
forget. So yes, my friend, these really are the days of our
lives, are they not?
On our good days we count
our blessings; on our worst days, we console ourselves with ready-made
expressions like “I guess it’s going to be one of
those days,” or, “well, tomorrow is another
day.” Here’s another question for you now, though,
dear reader… did you ever wonder why we have the days we
have? Is it simply fate, a random accident? What is it that causes us
to have the days we have? This is a simple question, but absolutely
important, since our days are vitally important to us. Added up and
stretched out, our days become our entire lives!
I’m going to
surprise you now, perhaps, for I’m
going to suggest to you that our days really are ours, that they truly
do belong to us, and that ultimately the kinds of days we experience
are actually up to us! Yes, things can go wrong, other people and
events can make the day difficult, but these external things themselves
do not have to mean a bad day… such days become bad days
when we allow them to become so, when in our reactions we amplify their
difficulty. So how we react is a vital component here. I’m
going to go even further, here: I’m going to suggest to you
that you can actually become a creator of your days, that it is you,
dear reader, who is in control!
So what kind of day would
you like to have today, tomorrow, the next day? How about the best days
of your life? Okay, you are smiling at me now, aren’t you?
What is this woman talking about… creating great days? What
planet is she from? She’s lost it completely! But hang on a
moment, sil vous plait! It is possible, I assure
you. A great day does
not have to be one in a hundred. A great day does not have to be an
accident! We don’t have to sit idly by and wait for the next
one to come down the chute. A great day can be a planned event! Now
that’s a powerful thought, isn’t it! But guess
what, my friend, it’s true, it’s absolutely true.
We have the power to create the days of our lives, the greatest days of
our lives, and, therefore, great lives! The only sad and surprising
thing here is that this is a secret that only a few of us seem to know!
We have the power to create the lives we’d like to live, one
day at a time. I’m here today to share this secret with you!
I’m letting the cat out of the bag. And though this idea
might strike you as a little different, a little revolutionary, even, I
assure you it is absolutely possible. I’ve bet my life on it!
Come with me now, then, and I’ll teach you how to give
yourself the simplest and most wonderful gift possible… the
greatest day of your life!
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