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How’d I Get So Lucky?

How’d I Get So Lucky?
“Go Directly To Those You Cherish And Tell Them How Incredibly Lucky You Feel To Have Them In Your Life!”

“After he hired me he asked, “how’d I get so lucky?”  My friend blushed.

“Of course he’s lucky! Not everyone get’s to work with the woman who can make CSS and HTML sing.” I teased

I can’t remember the last time someone mentioned me and luck in the same sentence.”

Are you kidding?” I asked

What, when was the last time someone told you that they were lucky you showed up?”

Well, that’s me; not you!” I teased

I’m serious; when?”

“Almost forever ago.” I admitted

“See.” She gloated.

No, that’s not what I was thinking. I was thinking how could all of us, your friends  NOT be asking, “How’d I get so lucky?”


No seriously, I’m sorry. I felt lucky the day I met you and have enjoyed my luck and our friendship ever since and I’m sick that I’ve never told you that.

Please, don’t cry; people will stare.” She pleaded.

I don’t want to take you or anyone else in my life  for granted but I keep doing it. Acting like everything will always be the same and that I’ll have plenty of time to show how much I care, adequate time to adore and love on everyone. And then bang someone moves, a friendship splinters, someone dies and I was wrong, wrong, wrong. I’ve got to stop putting off what I can say and do today.

Smiling she agreed, “Ditto.”

Heh?” I asked.


“How’d I get so lucky?”


Inspirational Companies

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Posted by on October 2, 2011 in Inspirational

Every day I get up expecting a miracle or ten thousand. Mostly I expect God to take the questions of life and turn them into soulful inspiration to encourage you and I on this journey. That's why I'm here. I believe in the miracles that faith, love and hope make possible.

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