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Savour the Day

Don't delay. Today is your day.
I read with interest an article in the Toronto Star about a woman, Sandra Burton, who just gave birth to twins.  Though this is great news in and of itself, what makes this story especially unique is that this new mother is a quadriplegic – injured in a freak accident 20 years ago that changed her life forever.

Out of tragedy, hers is a story of triumphant hope and inspiration.  Despite the odds, Burton has fulfilled her longtime dream of being a mother.   She is living proof that so much of life is attitude.  Had she had a negative one, as many would facing the challenges she does/did, chances are that she wouldn’t have realized this dream.

Her experience is also an important reminder of how life can change on a dime – not just for others, but for each one of us.  The only day we have is today and it is our responsibility to make the most of it.  This new mother certainly has, and will now be able to share her positivity with the little bundles of joy she has brought to the world.

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