Leslie’s Daily To-Do’s – Forgive, Laugh and Try Something New
To me, EVERY day is a reason to celebrate!!! Every morning on the show, I break the celebrating down for you by telling you 'Today is...' Here is how I plan on celebrating TODAY!!!
• National Forgiveness Day, a celebration of unconditional love!!
Forgive huh???? Probably one of THE hardest things for me to do. If hurt, I tend to be UNABLE to forget the pain. It's like I torture myself with the memories. Sometimes, I can't control it. I WANT to forgive and forget, but I can't seem to really ever forget.
Last week, I had to face a terrible demon from my past. I told myself that if saw her face, knew what she looked like, I would be able to move past the pain. When I saw her, I was both relieved that I could NOW put a face on a faceless ghost that haunted my relationship and sad that she was so pretty and seemingly awesome. I guess I wanted her to be an ugly, no personality hag. But, she was quite the contrary.
That made me feel bad that I had found out about her. If she was so great, he should have had the chance to get to know her. He deserves the best. Maybe if he would have been able to spend more time with her, he wouldn't have chosen me....he would have married HER. I felt like I might have taken something away from him by stopping him from seeing her again.
I guess that's true love. When you want the one you love to be happy, even if, it's not with you. Or is it??? True love also involves unconditional love. That, no matter what they do, you still love them, you forgive them.
I THOUGHT I loved him unconditionally, but I never forgave him. It wasn't HER face I needed to see, It was HIS face. I needed to truly see his loving face with that smile that HE chose to light up MY day with and ONLY me. He chose to give his love to ME and has continued to give it every minute of every day since we said, "I do."
I love him SO much but had no idea the love I could feel once I chose to forgive him. THAT is TRUE love....the ability to REALLY forgive. And, I finally have. :-)
• Laugh A Lot Suddenly For No Reason Day -
Over the weekend, Q and I went shopping for our costumes. Let's just say his choice made me laugh out loud.....for a VERY good reason!!
Every time I look at this pic, I laugh out loud. I can hear you laughing too!!
Gotta love him!! xo
• National Oatmeal Day -
This morning, we asked you what you put IN your oatmeal to make it YUMMY!!! Some of you said, bananas and peanut butter. Sounds, thick and ooey gooey but, I can't wait to try it!!!! Thank you!
Feel free to make these a part of your daily to do's!!! :-)