When we wake up in the morning, our eyes
open to see the world light up around them and our ears listen
to the sounds and voices around us. Not so for the blind and
When we lie down to go to sleep at night,
we fall into a deep slumber. Not so for chronic insomniacs.
When night falls we have supper. Not so
for many poor paupers.
When we feel thirsty, clean water is
available for drinking. Not so for those who have to walk
miles to fetch it.
When we want new clothes, we just go to
the market and buy them. Not so for those who have to wait
several years before they can afford them.
When we feel sleepy, we have a cozy bed
to sleep in. Not so for those who sleep on footpaths.
When we fall sick, we have the services
of a doctor. Not so for those who can’t afford them.
When want our children to go to school,
we will be able to have them admitted in a school. Not so for
those do not even have the means to send their children to
There are so many things that we take for
the granted without realizing that we never worked to earn
them. They are a pure gift of the Creator. Let us consciously
realize this happening!