Wednesday, July 20, 2011

great words from a great man

My Papa {my momma's daddy} was always the sharer of the good word{s}. 
Both biblical and quoteworthy. 
There is one quote in particular that has meant a lot to all of the grandchildren. 
My cousin used it in her wedding, my brother repeats it on a daily basis, etc. 
It is a great reminder of a way of thinking and I want to share it with you.

This is the beginning of a new day.
God has given me this day to use as I will.
I could waste it or use it for good.
But, what I do today is important 
because I am exchanging a day of my life for it.
Tomorrow this day will be gone forever,
leaving in its place something I have exchanged for it.
I pray the things I do today will be for good, not evil,
success, not failure
so that I will not regret the price I have paid for it.

I've also created a print for the first five lines of it & have sent it off to the print shop so that I can let it hang in my house.
This is a daily reminder for my family.
Maybe it can be one for yours as well.


P.S. My best friends will be in town in an hour and a half and this makes me very happy. I haven't seen them since March & I know they're excited to see how Layla has grown! Expect pictures :)


  1. This is fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

  2. thanks so much :) glad to share!

  3. Oooo, I so like that quote. I just found your blog from Casey. You are adorable and I can't wait to follow along with you on your journey. :) Looking forward to it.