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Rear-view mirrors

We all have them they help us stay safe by seeing rearward.

These mirrors only keep us safe if we use them by looking for a brief moment, key word brief.

Life is like these mirror. I once heard it explained so beautifully that the rear-view mirror is small in comparison to the windshield because you need a small brief reminder of what was behind you but in order to keep moving forward you need a large window to see what’s a head.

If we keep our eyes on the small rear-view mirror we will miss what’s a head and if  keep looking back to long we will go of the road completely. Then we will be stuck and unable to move forward.

The time we have is so short that if we get so fixed on yesterday we will miss the wonderful journey we our on today and if we are so fixed on looking for the signs that inform us of how much longer until our destination we will miss what we are to see right here and now. Reflect on our past so we can be safe but use the big window to look ahead but enjoy our journey.

I think Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best ” Life is a journey, not a destination.





Hi, I'm Gwyn a entrepreneur, mom of 2 and a grandma of 2! I had been married for a long time to an abusive alcoholic, this left me feeling broken and forgetting who I really was. I started gwyns day 1 as a way for me to share the awesome way God can heal, restore and give a wonderful life full of purpose and joy. My greatest passion is my family but also helping others . With this blog I hope to share uplifting quotes and stories for a healthy mind body and soul life style, as well as fun with crafts and recipes. Here is my mantra and the whole reason for the name of this blog, what a great reminder that every day is a brand new day we can start fresh and do better. Day One Matthew West from the album Live Forever Buy on Amazon | iTunes

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