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The Best Things In Life

I get reminded once in a while why I work so hard and why I keep working harder and trying to improve myself. I get reminded that the best things in life are free -- not necessarily without cost, but more because the best things in life do not come from what you do but what you get from being with people you love and love you.

Lunch was a good time being with friends -- and being able to foot the bill without having to think too much about it, and how a good lunch out experience builds better relationships with people. Being able to connect with friends and building a more open communication environment without strings is something no amount of money can buy. This is why the best things in life are free.

A great dinner and movie with someone you love and loves you too you can get anytime; even footing the bill(s) without thought. But the unforgettable experience of being with someone you love and letting that person feel safe and not have to worry about anything; letting that person know that you will do anything and whatever it costs to make things happen; then seeing that person smile, feeling that person's hand in yours, and the trust that person puts into your relationship and you in particular -- these, no amount of money can buy. This is why the best things in life are free.

It's the simple act of thanking someone and being able to be of assistance to someone which makes the best things in life worth it. It makes all the sacrifice and hard work people put into being the best person they can be worth while.

I'm blessed that I'm able to be a blessing to other people -- especially to those whom I care about. I am thankful that I'm able to be of assitance to others. And I am thankful that I am able to thank others for being there for me allowing me to experience the best things in life.

Have you thanked someone who's done something good for you today?

CHill.

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