Not just Luck

Do you create your own Luck?




Good Morning !!  "This is the day the Lord has made, I shall rejoice and be glad in it". 

                                                                                                                 Psalm 118:24


Just as the example in Bob Bly's article below have to take action in order to create a

good (lucky) outcome.


My "luck" is being able to rise every morning and thank God for another beautiful day.

Even if it's raining..(the sun is shining somewhere)..I rejoice and fill my day with activities

with or without friends or family.  I enjoy playing games with others, even though my 

skills are not the best.  I enjoy the company and the competition, it keeps me on my toes!


Another "lucky" thing I'm grateful for... this morning 

I met a group of friends from the apartment at the Cracker Barrell for breakfast.

Lots of good conversation and delicious food. 


I'm especially "lucky" and grateful for my family. The last week or so I really felt 'needed'

again. (Very important for us older folks)

My daughter's knee surgery went well, but she did need transportation to her

Physical therapy a couple of times lately..also my Granddaughter needed a ride

to pick up her car that was in repair, so I had a good time with her and my great-grandson 

at lunch.  


Now that may not seem like anything special..but, I don't get to spend as much time with

them as I'd like.


Our young people lives are much too busy.  This generation is moving at a very fast pace.

When an opportunity comes along I am happy to help and be with them.  


So I feel life is what you make it..not luck, but the attitude we have about

our circumstances..and we make our own circumstances...don't we...                  


Maybe God is trying to tell us something when we are questioning our life situation.

Slow down,  "Be still and hear the voice of God".  



 Bob Bly's article about Luck !  

Morrie was an unhappy man because he always had money problems
-- which he blamed either on bad luck, bad timing, or the Lord.

Every time he heard about some lucky guy winning the lottery, for
instance, it made him miserable.

One day he was angrily cursing his bad luck and money woes.

"God," Morrie moaned, "Why can't you let me win the
lottery just once?"

Suddenly a voice boomed down from the heavens and said:


Some of my readers are a bit like Morrie.

They want to be rich -- but, perhaps out of fear or risk
avoidance, they never take even the first step that could lead to
more money and a better life for them.

If that describes you, my advice this week is: BUY A TICKET.

Buying a ticket, of course, does not guarantee you'll be a winner.

But NOT making the effort guarantees failure. Right?



Bob Bly
Copywriter / Consultant 


Montville, NJ 07045 
Phone 973-263-0562


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Kris Krabbe | Reply 30.05.2019 17:55

Enjoyable read😘. Glad to hear your able to spend time with your family. They are lucky to have you.

Ginny Plutte | Reply 30.05.2019 15:58

Hi your BLOG!!!

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17.04 | 06:56

Happy Easter, Geri!
This post is beautiful!

06.04 | 16:30

Good words to remember and live by…Thanks

10.03 | 07:19

It’s quality of friends not quantity , I always say. I love that picture of Jacob at Fred Howard park with is little friend. Love ya, Aunt Geri

10.03 | 07:02

This made me smile again about 3 years later. Thanks for sharing again.

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