Thought for the Day

We all have two creators, God and ourselves. Our first creator furnishes us with the raw material of our life. We are each a collection of unique attributes, as diverse as the colors found in nature. As our second creator, we individually have power we rarely realize - power to use these raw materials to make a difference.

We are placed into this world not as a finality, but as a possibility. Our greatest enemy is the man in the mirror. In our weakness we are simply a creature of circumstances. But in our strength, we are the creator of opportunity. Whether we are the victim or the victor depends largely on ourselves - and what we choose to do each day with the raw materials of our lives.

We are never truly great merely for what we are --- but for what we may become. Spend this day becoming...