I count my blessings on a daily basis, too many to count in "one sitting." By that I mean we have a full plate of blessings and only a small serving of worries! Open your eyes and you don't have to look very hard to see others struggling with health problems, financial difficulties or relationship issues. Since December, a hometown friend has been in the hospital after a fall on ice turned his world upside down. Many, many days of not knowing if he was going to make it. Many prayers sent up, no one gave up. He just made progress by putting one foot in front of the other. One day one step backwards, the next day two steps forward. He came home last week after almost 100 days! He still has a lot of rehabilitation ahead of him. Hard work coming back after life knocks you down and out.
It's all about balance in life. If we have too few aims and ambitions, we end up just drifting through life, doing whatever seems easiest. But if we have too many goals and aspirations, we get discouraged. It's human nature to feel as if we aren't making progress fast enough. Sometimes what seems to be that unattainable goal, you've already found!