I’m adopting a new motto, just for today. I may re-adopt it tomorrow, but I won’t think of that now. What’s my new motto, you ask?
“TODAY, I CAN DO ANYTHING!”
My husband has a t-shirt given to him a couple of years ago. It says, “Today, I can do anything.” If you know my husband, you know that fits him perfectly. This man is a miracle-man! He’s gone from a bed-ridden MS patient, to a fully functional, upright, walking, running, bike-riding inventor who’s working full-time in a machine shop! Wow!
How’d he do it? Lots of little miracles along the way, but a big part of his progress has been his “can-do” attitude. While he was still in the wheelchair, he bought a condo that had 14 steps up to the bedroom. When people asked him why, he looked puzzled and asked, “It has stairs?” Then, he’d grin and add, “Because I can.”
That’s his answer to everything he does, “Because I can.”
What does this have to do with me and my writing? Well, when this sweet man sees I’m struggling, he pulls this t-shirt out of his drawer and invites me to wear it, “just for today.” It’s amazing how much wearing it helps!
So, while I still may wear his t-shirt sometimes, I’m going to try adopting this motto one day at a time. Say it with me: