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Are you enjoying your life? Do you savor each day as it comes? I think the older I get the more I treasure each day here  with my family and friends. Maybe it’s just the ‘aging’ thing, idk. But I do know that each day that I live there is something more to be grateful for. God is good, no matter what the circumstances. And He is faithful, He will see us through these troubling times, He promised.

Let us live each day as a gift, a treasure that God has provided us. Let us savor the moments we have together and not the things that come our way. And let us encourage one another and build each other up on our journey. God bless you all my friends and thanks for stopping over today!

Carpe Diem – Seize the Day

Carpe diem is a Latin aphorism, usually translated “seize the day”, taken from the Roman poet Horace’s Odes (23 BC). Carpe is the second-person singular present active imperative of carpō “pick or pluck” used by Ovid to mean “enjoy, seize, use, make use of”.Diem is the accusative case of the noun dies “day”. A more literal translation of “carpe diem” would thus be “pluck the day [as it is ripe]”—i.e., enjoy the moment. In western education the tag is now often rendered as “take advantage of the opportunities arising in the day.” (Source-Wikipedia)

12 Quotes on Enjoying Life

  1. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” ― Helen Keller, The Open Door

  2. “In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.” ― Gordon B. Hinckley

  3. “I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” ―Jesus in John 10:10b

  4. “Even in the mud and scum of things, something always, always sings.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

  5. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

  6. “Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.” ― Emily Dickinson

  7. “What you have to decide… is how you want your life to be. If your forever was ending tomorrow, would this be how you’d want to have spent it? Listen, the truth is, nothing is guaranteed. You know that more than anybody. So dont be afraid. Be alive.” ― Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

  8. “Today, just take time to smell the roses, enjoy those little things about your life, your family, spouse, friends, job. Forget about the thorns -the pains and problems they cause you – and enjoy life” ― Bernard Kelvin Clive, Your Dreams Will Not Die

  9. “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” ― Benjamin Franklin

  10. “The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.” ― Marjorie Pay Hinckley

    “Do anything, but let it produce joy.” ― Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

  11. “We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.” ― Bill Watterson

  12. “You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

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