January 19, 2017

What is YOUR Miracle?

What is YOUR Miracle?

Last week I posted a story about a miracle… Click here to read. Now, let’s apply this mindset to our lives…

When you look at your life, you see the challenges and struggles that you have to solve, do you ever wonder about YOUR miracle?

It can be something that you experienced, something that moves you, something that motivates you. A miracle by definition from Merriam-Webster is:

“1: An extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs.” OR “2: An extremely outstanding or unusual event, thing, or accomplishment.”

We read in the Bible or spiritual books about miracles all the time, but let’s focus on the miracles that we can see today.

Every day is a miracle… The sun rising every single day, the flowers flourishing in the parks, the birth of a baby. Every day we see “extremely outstanding or unusual events” – except that we see it ALL the time. Does that make it unusual?

The miracles that we read in the Bible are all wonderful and we can learn so much from them, but I would like to focus on the miracles (or moments that you can consider a miracle) of today, even if they are not of the same magnitude.

Take a moment today to see a miracle in your life. You can be your miracle. So many people struggle at work to put food on the table. So many people struggle day by day in order to provide for their families. They sometimes work in 2 – 3 jobs. Now, that’s a miracle.

The mother who takes care of her children, has a full time job, takes the kids to all after school activities, manages to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner every single day is a miracle. – Even if it’s done every single day.

The miracles that I am referring to are about outstanding and amazing accomplishments, moments that make you feel like you can conquer the world or simply thoughts that keep you moving… Of course, miracles in the sense of the word might not be visible all the time, but let’s bring that word to something that we can understand.

Use that as motivation to keep you moving.

Here are some examples:

  • Living 10 minutes away from someone and rekindle a relationship after seeing him/her around town… How amazing?!?! Such a miracle to be at the exact time and place for you both to meet.
  • How about the time when you were having a horrible day – your boss not happy with your work, you’re constantly under pressure, and you just feel exhausted from trying so hard… When all of a sudden something happens – a friend called, or your spouse surprised you with something. You feel like that’s a miracle.
  • There are also the moments when all of a sudden you either get a bonus at work or a compliment on your work performance.
  • How about when you take the first step to reach your goal. You thought it was going to be impossible, but hey! – You MADE IT HAPPEN!
  • Realizing everything you have and everything you’ve worked for and acquiring the confidence that you needed to take an extra step.

So my question to you is, what is your miracle? Have you even thought about that? Is it how far you’ve come to reach your goal? The improvements you have made and the changes you’ve implemented?

Not everyone has been to where you have been, not everyone has had the same struggles you have overcome. You are a miracle.

Take a moment to thank yourself and life for knowing that miracles exist.  Count your blessings and your accomplishments. A positive mind creates positive change, so feel your miracles. 🙂

Let me know what you think in the comments below. I’d love to know how you respond to situations and how you see the miracles in your life. 🙂

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  1. I see it all because what you have stated is exactly happening to me. Amazing to what you have said has been experienced here, but i still have this financial problem. I really want to over come this problem.

    1. Hi Esther,
      Have faith and have the self-confidence that you WILL overcome the problem that you are facing right now. You are alive and you can make it happen. May you continue to see miracles around you and may you continue on your path to reach your goals.
      Wishing you the best!

  2. Im so happy about the message in this post. Really blessed for the miracles everyday. Thanks for the encouragement and reminder.

    1. Definitely agree. We are bless for all of our miracles every single day. I hope this inspires you to keep on moving in the right direction!
      wishing you the very best 🙂

  3. Im a miracle to myself. Everything that I manage to do daily as a single mom of 3 kids with one job.
    My constant love and affection towards the people as a nurse…
    My endless battery that needs so little to be fully charged.
    My kids, my sister, parents and friends are my miracles ❤

    1. Beautiful comment Bojana. What a rewarding job as a nurse. You are changing lives every single day, that is a miracle. Thank you for sharing that and congratulations for being there for your kids as well. Single moms are amazing miracles who deserve all the credit in the world for raising their kids by themselves.
      Wishing you the very best, may you continue on this path to success and may you reach your goals 🙂

  4. Thank you so much for your wrds of encouragement. This has reminded me of what a great miracle my life is. I will yet fulfill my dreams and aspirations in Jesus name.amen.

    1. That is great Adetola! Congratulations for realizing that. I hope that this moment of encouragement moves you in a positive direction in order for you to reach your goals and aspirations.
      God bless you

  5. Today as i woke my son for school he did not cry nor shout as usual. He quickly ask to have a shower and he looks happy and excited. Well it is a miracle for me, because one of my daily struggle is his early morning tantrums.

    1. Hello Hazel,
      Definitely those small moments might seem little, but when it happens to you they are miracles. Thank you for sharing. I hope that this is the beginning of an every day miracle 🙂
      Wishing you the very best!

      1. Wow! I share your moment of miracle with you Hazel. I pray it increases and brings about other special moments. I wish you the best.

  6. Truely every day is a miracle by the grace of God,waking up each new day is the greatest miracle, achieving goals of the day a small targets each minute is a miracle.

    1. Definitely Nancy. Every day and every moment is a miracle… May we continue to see life as a miracle so that we get closer to reaching our goals in a positive direction.
      Thank you for sharing 🙂

  7. After reading this I have indeed realised that miracles happen to me everyday. The gift of life itself is a miracles, having food everyday is a miracle, accomplishing tasks on daily basis is also a miracle. Sometimes even my performance can be admired by others which shows completely better than others. To me all these are my miracles.

    1. Hello Rita,
      Welcome to the world of abundance and hope where everything can be seen as a miracle if we are careful enough to see them. I hope this motivates you to keep on moving forward so that you can create more miracles in your life!
      Wishing you the very best!

  8. My miracle is how I got to have perseverance through my complicated relationship. I live one day at a time, I disregard worry and enjoy every moment.
    As I do pray often… one day I know there’s reason in everything that we do. For as you have faith in doing the right thing, you will always achieve success in aiming the right thing. Being honest to myself is a miracle I am believing.

    1. Hello Cecilia,
      Definitely a miracle and how you were able to move past that complicated relationship. I applaud you for your courage, positive thinking and having the self-confidence and faith to move you forward. This is definitely a miracle!
      May you continue on the positive path to create things for yourself and being able to be your miracle every day.
      Wishing you the best!

  9. I am so blessed! Because having a chance to receive your newsletter it’s a miracle! Because talking to the other people around me they have never had an opportunity to know how it makes a difference in our life’s! Reading your newsletter every morning and get the tools that we thought that didn’t exist in life specially when you can’t realialize that every single moment and day there is a miracle in our life. So I want to thank you for this amazing opportunity for helping me and encourage me with your articles in the newsletter.
    Thank you

    1. Thank you Leila. Those words are so inspiring. I am so happy and blessed to have you as well. It is a miracle when we realize that the little things in life sometimes can light up the biggest rooms… Yes, totally agree with you that every single moment and day there is a miracle. It is truly inspiring to take that energy and motivation and keep moving ahead in order to reach our goals.
      May we continue on this path of success so that our energy multiplies to those others who might not have the same opportunity.
      Wishing you the best!

    1. Congratulations for sticking with it 12 years ago. Nowadays people give up too easily, but you and your spouse worked it out and that is admirable!
      Thank you for sharing and hoping that you and the miracles around you continue to manifest themselves.
      Wishing you the best!

    1. Totally! Life itself is a miracle and everything around it. Thank you for sharing. Truly encapsulates what this is about 🙂

  10. Many thanks for this. Indeed just being, my very existence is a miracle. I tend to forget the many miracles that manifest themselves in my life , especially when I am dealing with situations and problems. Thanks for reminding me…..

    1. Hello Margaret,
      Of course, we are here to support you and give you as many tools as we can in order for you to reach your goals. We all forget sometimes, that’s ok… Just keep on moving in the right direction and keep on reminding yourself of those miracles.
      Wishing you the best!

  11. Having a change in my thoughts for a better life is a miracle to me.as a single mum caring and educating my children is a miracle.The grace to think everyday progressively is a miracle.Being loved and loving back is a miracle.

    1. Hello Bwalya,
      You are rich! There are so many miracles around you, how wonderful. What is even more inspiring is that you see it all around you. Raising kids as a single mom is one of the hardest things to do. May you continue on the path to success and may your children continue to see how amazing you are doing.
      May God bless you!
      Wishing you the best!

  12. I feel blessed by all means and I’m learning from my mistakes life is a journey with ups and downs and I learnt from my finical down time. As far I’m positive and allha gave me kind heart I have faith HE will not test me which I can’t afford.

    1. Learning from your mistakes is definitely a key to life. They don’t become mistakes, they become lessons because they taught us something that we didn’t know about before. I hope that this journey called life takes you in a positive direction so that you can reach your dreams – like you say with a kind heart and love.
      wishing you the very best!

  13. I am a young women with 3 children who are in process of divorcing. By readying your publication, I realise that I am really bless. I am facing my straggler with hope because I know and I have experienced God’s love and I really have hope for the futur even If I have to face many challenges in my new life. Financial challenges, divorce process, Children’s education,…. Thank you so much for your mail, I know that I will get miracles to miracles. Be bless

    1. Hello,
      Wow, things sometimes do get tough, but the most important is to know that this is not the end, that you have the power to control your feelings and emotions. You will get to a better place by staying positive and knowing with confidence that this is just a chapter that will just pass by…
      Miracles happen every single day, sometimes we just have to look closer. I hope and pray that your situation gets resolved and I hope that you find the miracle that you are looking for.
      God bless

  14. I am so grateful i stumbled on your website when i did.I look forward to reading your material and get excited when i see an email from your site in my inbox.I struggle spiritually,and also try to fight off negativity i encounter in my life.It is something i am trying to get rid of everyday.I believe you could be my miracle as i have been looking for ways to crawl out of this bad habit,and there you were.

    Thank you for constantly helping people through their struggles and i believe i shall overcome each one in my life.God Bless

    1. Dear Kokunda,
      Thank you for taking the time to write your comment. I hope that this is helping you improve your mindset and giving you the tools that you need to be successful. You are our miracle as well and your struggle can be changed into a miracle. Take one step at a time, don’t do everything at once. Just focus on what you can do today to avoid this struggle and how that will improve your life… Have faith and self-confidence that you can reach your destination 🙂
      Thank you again for your comment. Wishing you the very best!

  15. I’m a miracle,managed to train as a security officer for two months and that time I was five months expectant. Needed job badly because I had to feed my three children. Despite ladies being told not train if you are expecting. I did not give up.l passed the drill and got the job.Now I’ve resigned and started a small business. I hope you’ll help reach my goal. In five years time I want to be importing goods directly overseas. pls need your help

    1. That is an amazing story!!! I don’t know how you were able to train while being pregnant, all of my respects to you and yes, you are definitely a miracle! 🙂
      I will be happy to help you reach your goal. First things first, do you have a business plan in place? Do you have short and long-term goals in place? In what way do you manage your time? Let’s answer those questions first and then focus on the most important priority you have right now. I hope this helps, of course, there are so many other ways to help you and give you direction, but I hope this is a start…
      Best of luck, wishing you the very best

  16. You have no idea how have you lifted my low esteemed spirit today.
    Please keep on sending me posts about keeping a positive mindset all the time.
    You are a miracle!
    Thanks!

    1. Wow Sherieby. Thank you for your response. You have no idea how that makes us feel… I’m sending you all my positive vibes your way, knowing that you will receive them with your positive mindset. Will definitely love to help you to keep a positive mindset all the time. It’s a miracle to live in this moment and be able to connect with people like you through the Internet. Sincerely appreciating your comment and your miracle…
      Always wishing you the very best!

  17. I love the advices provided. It is a reminder for us to appreciate our life and create a positive mind that keep us drive forward.

    1. Hello Sotheary,
      Definitely agree with your response. Sometimes we just need a positive mind. I hope this moves you in the right direction.
      Wishing you all my best!

    1. Yes Suparna, you can overcome all the odds around you! Of course, feeling gratitude is important since it allows us to acknowledge that we are forever thankful. Have confidence in yourself to make things happen 🙂

  18. Amazing how little things in lyf bring a big impact that most of the time goes un appreciated, I’m so motivated with this indeed little is much. Thank you for the inspiration.

    1. Awesome Leah! Thanks so much for your comment. I agree, many times the little things in life have the most impact. Hope you keep on inspiring yourself and others 🙂

  19. Everything about me and my family is a miracle. Being healthy all through the year is a bigger miracle, sleeping and waking up to see a beautiful morning is the greatest miracle . Am so grateful to God Almighty .

    1. Hello Chy,
      Thank you for your comment. I love how you mentioned of course, the family and everything around you is a miracle, but even the beautiful morning is a miracle. Yes! Seeing everything around us as a miracle. Awesome! Wishing you the best!

  20. you have just opened my eyes wide,something’s we overlook and take for granted,or at times just ignore are indeed miracles, thank you

    1. Hi Ruth,
      I’m so happy you’ve realized the magnitude of what’s around us and the opportunity to see things in a different way… Thank you for your comment… Hope you are now on your way to success 🙂

  21. Wonderful words of inspiration. I know now nothing should be taken for granted, even if things don’t go as expexpected. Am a miracle because i have the gift of life, hope and faith.

    1. Thank you Onwuli. Yes, you are a miracle and it’s a miracle to know that everything happens for a reason 🙂
      Wishing you the very best!

  22. I agree and follow what your article emphasize on ,,the miracle..
    Yes ,life is full of miracles
    i am alive and believing God’s power to turn all those who intend to trouble me , into repentace..
    Every day i feel a perfect journey experience with God ..its a miracle
    My kids depend more on the power above for their needs than their parents …miracle indeed
    I feel happy and at peace because of the joy from within ,and sometimes for no reason ,its a miracle

    1. Thank you for your comment. It’s very thoughtful when it comes to the miracles that are around you, especially through your beliefs…
      Congratulations for knowing about the miracles in your life. May you continue to find the path for success. My best wishes to you and your family. May you always continue to be at peace through the miracles from within

  23. I feel fully bless for everyday life I live. When I wake up every morning hear the birds knocking my window. I have an extra day to see or hear the sounds of everyone I love and meet any new person everyday . Life is miracle

    1. Beautifully stated. Thanks Ami. Yes, life is a miracle and all around us. Sometimes we just have to look closer.
      Wish you the best!

  24. Life is a lifetime struggle and this eagerness for the betterment of oneself in all fields take time,but that determination within oneself and the trust,confidence and loving ourselves help us to reach our goals and we can create or our miracle too…just have to keep that positive attitude all the way.We have to take our focus from the dark spot of the white blank page and concentrate of all the happiness we can get

    1. Yes, exactly Saveena. Way to phrase your positive thoughts with such beautiful words. Moving from the “dark spot” to the life that is full of light and positive energy is possible, we just need to keep moving along…
      Thanks for sharing 🙂

    1. Yes, I agree. We just have to spend our time here doing things that are valuable and positive. It’s our TIME to make the change 🙂

  25. Thank you so much. I never thought of a miracle as you have just clearly explained above. I am up right now preparing for work…..that’s a miracle. There’s is just a lot around me that I see now….all is a miracle.

    1. Yes, exactly. There are so many people looking to get a job… They are not able to achieve that goal… Miracles are all around us, we just have to look a little deeper. Thank you for sharing!

    1. Awesome! I am so glad and I hope that you continue to experience positive moments in your life that will guide you in the right direction.
      Wishing you the best!

  26. Thank you for reminding me that I am a miracle. All the small things I take for granted in my life are miracles that I need to be happy about

    1. You’re very welcome!!! 🙂
      I hope you now realize that even the “little things” make a big difference.
      Wishing you the very best!

  27. Thank you for making me realise that everyday we see miracles. So many things have happened in my life that are miracles but I could not realise the miracles. Right now am experiencing miracles. Thank you once more for opening my eyes.

    1. Thank you for your comment. I hope you are on your way to success. You have the power to see things differently and influence who you are. Wishing you the very best on your path to success!

  28. My miracle is that I got your newsletter without requesting for it and I want to thank you. But before that I get to hear people say I encourage them even when I get to struggle with health challenges as a sickler. Through the years I have chosen to be happy and enjoy life irrespective of the challenges I face but now I know that everything happens for a reason. My miracle is that I’m able to laugh through pain everyday if my life. I’m so blessed! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to express myself this way. It’s so therapeutic!

    1. Of course Irene. This is a space where we can be motivated and motivate others as well. Amazing to see that your attitude is positive, even against all odds. I wish you the very best, may you continue to be an inspiration to many who need to look up to someone like you.
      Life is a miracle! You are a miracle 🙂

  29. My life is a miracle. I am blessed to have life today and for being a successful woman. I am blessed with 2 children and a husband. Managing to take children to and from school daily while working full time is a miracle. Helping them with home work, finding time to play with them daily is a miracle. Emotionally Supporting my husband who is studying is a miracle. Playing a role of a mum and dad in his absence and managing very well without breaking down is a miracle. Working as a senior lecturer and a deputy head of department is a miracle. At the same time being able to support extended family members financially is a miracle. Knowing you and receiving these encouraging emails is the best miracle. I have more to be thankful for . Thank you for uplifting my spirits.

    1. Wow! You are a miracle Maureen. Thank you for sharing your comment and your life with us. This is amazing – how you can take care of everyone, work, family, financials, everything. You find a way to do things and continue to move ahead. Being thankful and inspired by your comment. Those who say that “it can’t be done” need to meet you to know that you are able to do everything for your family. Truly inspiring and thank you for sharing your miracles! 🙂

  30. Wonderful article.. Thanks for sharing..So many times I feeled mirecals and was very happy and thankful to God because I was taking right decision on my way…..Feel like God is sending me msg and helping me…

  31. Thank you for making it clear for me and how to look all my trails and my out come of many blessings to know now there were my miracles… Thank you. ?????

  32. Thank you for your encouragement yes everyday is a miracle when u wake up every morning still alive its a miracle.Im 37 years not yet married when my especially someone worried about me why im still single i answer with smile dont worry God had a better plan for me .Im blessed i adopt a adorable baby and im happy what happened to my life now that no matter youre situation is be thankful and grateful no need to complain to God….I am so blessed…

    1. Wow Carina, beautiful story, thanks for sharing… It’s amazing how you adopted a baby, what a miracle!! You never know why things happen, but I’m sure that you are making the most of your life and living every day in a positive way. Also, you never know. Maybe the man of your dreams is not ready to meet you… It’s strange how life works in a weird way.
      Wishing you the very best!

  33. Today or since yesterday I was weeping and thought that my situation is like DO or DIE . But since evening I suddenly was able to minimize my sobbing emotions for which I was praying in front of GOD. Now I had read your article about miracle……really MIRACLES do occur …thanks HIM.

    1. That’s awesome! There are no coincidences. Yes, miracles are all around us, we just have to look closely…
      Wishing you the very best!

  34. Thank you so much for the encouragement you have given through your words. It is really true that every day is a blessing for us even though we don’t remember that often. May you be a blessing to many through your good words and deeds.

    1. God bless you too Shalu! The encouragement is within you as well.. It’s the inspiration that you have when you wake up in the morning because guess what… We are alive!
      Wishing you the very best! 🙂

  35. Isn’t it a Miracle to find a friend as you ! A miracle is the event or the person who comes to support and give you a life kiss . It is the moment that you re-discover yourself . A miracle often comes to you all of a sudden , out of the sadness , darkness and depression which one lives in . When it comes , everythig changes: everything flourishes and revives once again. That’s the way I feel towards you Miriem .
    You shoud be proud of yourself ; because every time I feel depressed or frusterated , you come to me with a life kiss to pull me back to Natural Pure Life.
    So, THANK you.

    1. Wow Somaya, what a beautiful message. I am so touched by your comment. Thank you so much for taking the time to write that and to tell me how you feel. This is just amazing. I hope that you KNOW that the inspiration is inside you, you have the means and ways to make your life what YOU want it to be… You don’t need anyone else, just you to remind you how special you are. I wish you the very best!! 🙂

  36. Thank you, thank you, thank you so much am taking small steps in committing to setting up my goals and working towards them by reading the encouraging words and inspiring advises. I am blessed already.

    1. Yes we are! Thank you so much for your comment Linda. May we continue to take those small steps and committing ourselves to always reaching our goals. Wishing you much success 🙂

  37. Love it, yes every day Miracles happens, it is a blessing when it happens, thanks get one today. In Jesus name cause it because of him it happened.

  38. Truly miracles happens every day around us. But our ability to recognize them as miracle has kept us in a state where we feels life has been unfair to us.

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  40. i agree, every single day i sees a miracle, i dont know how i passed those difficult days, how i am alive till now, how i could be here …all days days and things are miracle to me.

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