While I was attending my school's graduation this past week it hit me: Next year that's going to be me. I'm going to be the one walking across stage to receive my (somewhat) well-deserved diploma, the one crying unashamed as I say goodbye to my friends, and the leaving home to brave this world on my own.
After I realized this I
Maybe there are people in your life that you simply cannot stand or that annoy you to no end. Today instead of cursing them under your breath or gossiping about them with friends, try thanking God for putting them in life (then ask him for patience when dealing with them). Because who knows? Maybe they'll help you become the person God wants you to be.