Why Me


There are mornings when I wake up and wonder “why me?” My body aches with exhaustion, and I have not even gotten up.

There are those other morning when I wake up and wonder “why me?” The world dances with rainbows and lollipops and I am unable to stop smiling.

I am the same person, but something stirs in my heart. It was seeded in my mind through the words that I chose to hear or speak. It grew to a place where it dominated even my physical being.

Same person, different mindset.

This morning started out with the whining “why me.” It is cold, the sun comes up later and I did NOT want to get out of bed. My mind and my body argued about the right choice to make. I finally did choose to get up and going and the day quickly swayed over to the lollipops and rainbows.

I spent my first hour talking with God and watching the snow fall through the back windows. It was a peaceful and calming picture that reminded me to stay focused on my Father despite all of the craziness going on around me.

The day still has a lot of chaos in store, but I am now settled in the understanding of who holds my day. Having that one bit of knowledge can make a rainbow from even the stormiest day.

Kathryn Lang

#Hope builder. #Dream inspirer. Master of “it’s all about #relationships.” Aficionado of inappropriate laughter, Kathryn Lang believe we can all fly and works to help others find the time to make their dreams come true. She shares with people that are trying to walk the tightrope of family, work, and faith – and keep them all in the right balance. Contact Kathryn today to speak or teach at your next event.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Oh, yes, I can relate to this very well! I am not really a morning person, so I have to struggle to be the grateful person right when I wake up. Saying a prayer of thanks first thing after I wake definitely helps!

    1. Hey Sarah – I have found that the more often I get up and spend time in prayer the more natural it becomes. There are days when I am already praying before my feet hit the floor!

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