gratitude, the new attitude {day 10}

November is a time for thanks and, like so many, I am participating in the 30 day challenge.

day 10: forgiveness

“Only a fool will continue to punish himself for his past mistakes.” It has taken me a long time to learn to forgive myself. I’ve spent years being ashamed and literally hating and punishing myself for my past  mistakes. I felt like I didn’t deserve a life. I didn’t deserve happiness.

It took many years of humble mediocre living for me to question why I was even punishing myself. I was young, I made mistakes, I hurt people, I hurt myself. I was only being foolish for no longer living; rather I should have kept living and learning.

Today, I am still human; I still make mistakes. But today, I give more thought to the words I choose to use and actions I take.

Life isn’t always going to be perfect but won’t you be happier if you
choose to focus on what you’re grateful for?

About Country Cosmo

Country Cosmo doesn’t that say it all! I grew up in a small town, retired from Rodeo and now am an entrepreneur who can’t let go of her country roots!
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