02 May 2011 in

It Matters Monday

MAY 2, 2011

This week's It Matters Monday is solely based on gratitude! I have to thank two people for making my day. One of them is letting me borrow their truck which is amazing! However, I can't drive super awesomely big trucks so I had to recruit another friend to drive it and help me move and throw away some stuff I no longer need. Both of these things are a huge help to me and I appreciate them so very much.

I know I've said it before but I truly am grateful for the people in my life, I am often awestruck by their desire to help me even at times when it might be inconvenient for them. I am inspired by my family and my friends everyday, they hold me accountable, they don't judge me and they push me to live up to my potential.   

Leo Rosten said:‎"I cannot believe that the purpose of life is (merely) to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate. I think it is above all to matter, to count, to stand for something. To have it make some difference that you lived at all." I could not agree more, I want to steer my life in a direction that makes a difference. I believe that happiness begins with a life he describes; happiness begins with a life that matters!

Let me know what you stand for I would love to hear about it.

If you want to be a part of It Matters Monday copy and paste the image from the top of the post. Mention It Matters Monday on your blog and link up below. If you're not a blogger, don't fret let me know what made your Monday awesome in the comments below.

the outspoken introvert

11 Comments So Far:

  1. You have a beautiful soul to take such time to thank and appreciate the little things. That makes a big difference in this world and I think you're so great to saying so :) XO, Kelly

  2. That's sweet of you to say, they really do deserve the credit :)

  3. You are such an inspiration, sweetie..I totally agree with what you said:) Wish you a lovely day, kisses

    Ps: I’m hosting a cute necklace GIVEAWAY today! Hope you’ll join in!

  4. What a sweet post! I have always loved that quote too. : )



  5. Visiting from weekend wander. I am glad you not only appreciate your friends but tell them how great they are!

  6. Thank you for all of your lovely comments :)

  7. Does this link-up take place every Monday? I only ask, because I love its premise! I want to do my part in this life, so I linked up a post about how, just now, I'm trying to help.

    I really look forward to reading more, and you must be a pretty amazing person to have so many caring people around you... XO!

    Newly following via FTLOB!

    Baby Talk without the Babble

    Oh, and I'm a 100% outspoken introvert!

  8. Thanks for your support Gillian, I appreciate it. It Matters Monday is a weekly link-up. I would love it if you joined in and look forward to hearing from you on Monday, thanks for linking the post.

  9. Hi, I found you over on the Weekend Wander link up! I look forward to checking out your blog =)

  10. Thank you sooo much for your donation!!! Sorry I'm just now saying something; I havent been on blogger in a bit. I am so thankful!! Much love to you!

  11. No problem it was my pleasure, I can definitely get behind clean drinking water. I really hope you'll reach your goal, good luck.


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