As a little girl, I was anxious and a worrier. My papaw knew this about me and sent me some words of wisdom. He typed them on his old black typewriter, and I now keep them on my fridge. I loved and adored my papaw. H
e made me feel loved and protected. I thought I would share these words of wisdom with you. If you struggle with anxiety or are a worrier, may these words of wisdom bless and encourge you today!

 
 
 
 
Just for Today
 
 
Just for today – I will live through the next 12 hours and not try to tackle all of life’s problems.
 
Just for today – I will improve my mind. I will elarn something useful. I will read something that required effort, thought and concentration.
 
Just for today – I will be agreeable. I will look my best, speak in a well-modulated voice, be courteous and considerate.
 
Just for today – I will not find fault with friend, relative or colleague. I will not try to change or improve anyone but myself.
 
Just for today – I will have a program. I might not follow it, but I will have it. I will save myself from two enemies – hurry and indecision.
 
Just for today – I will do a good turn and keep it a secret. If anyone finds out, it won’t count.
 
Just for today – I will do two things I don’t want to do, just for the exercise.
 
-Author Unknown
 
Do you have any words of wisdom from your grandparents?
 


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Julia Mateer

Laughing hard with friends, strong black tea, quiet moments with her husband, are some of Julia's favorite things. One of her greatest joys is having authentic conversations with women about relationships, parenting, and leadership.

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