23 Sep '14, 6am
simple question "what am I thankful for today?” the fact that I've reached 1k for my essay! :)
While Toots is away on Hajj (we miss her terribly), Asma’ and I have been entertaining ourselves with things. Most recently, I was venting out to her about my stressful day and after listening and giving good advice, she said “Ok change topic now. What are you thankful for today?” This simple question just turned everything around and perspectives just spun 180 degrees. You can think your whole day couldn’t get any worse, but God is fair. He tests you with hard challenges, but He also inserts goodness in your life. It’s only up to us whether we want to see positivity or not. If we choose to just be angry or depressed about something, we’ll never be happy or thankful. At the time we were messaging each other, Daniel was next to me happily watching Hi-5. Without even a few seconds to think, I just replied, “Daniel. Everyday, Daniel.” It’s been 14 months now since Daniel ente...