Magic Eraser

Day 4/31

No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.

Wolfgang Riebe

What would you erase from your life if you had a magic eraser? I started thinking about this after getting the above quote as a text message from an inspirational app.

I would love to erase 50 – 75 pounds! I would erase the negative talk that sometimes plays in my head, and of course my credit card debt. Away would go the clutter lurking in my closets and spare rooms, junk mail, and robocalls. What next? Gone would be alarm clocks, loading the dishwasher, and grading papers. Wow, this is fun! What about you? Will it be your noisy neighbor or data overages on your cell phone?

As much as I really would like to get rid of some of these things and have a clean slate, life isn’t perfect. If it were, what lessons would we learn? What experiences would we miss? Because I know I am far from perfect, I am glad that each night I lay my head on the pillow and close my eyes I get to erase the stress of the day and start over in the morning…after hitting the snooze button a couple of times!

5 thoughts on “Magic Eraser

  1. Thought-provoking question! I would choose not to erase anything. For better or worse, all of my experiences, all of my circumstances–good and bad–have created me. I will simply accept and respond. Thank you for bringing my mind to this.

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