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Amazing


Every day the same realization hits me as if brand new: the human body is amazing. It is amazing how our bodies work; it is amazing what our bodies can do; it is amazing how much we know about the human body and how to care for it.

Recently, the Winter Olympics has reminded me of this most amazing of Heavenly Father's creations. The speed, agility, balance, flexibility, strength, endurance, and precision the activities require our bodies can fulfill. And we take great pleasure in doing them.

There is so much our bodies can do, physically and mentally. How can anyone call it an accidental result of evolution? Only Someone amazing could create something so amazing that can do things so amazing. Even daily and normal functions are amazing: eating, sleeping, laughing, crying, hugging, walking, breathing, growing, thinking. Even bodies that cannot do these things are still amazing because of the things they can do, even if it is just staying alive.

We should never take our bodies for granted. We should be grateful for them, as imperfect as they are, and find joy in what we can do. Always focus on the blessings and the miracles; the negative things will be taken care of when we are resurrected.

Challenge: Do something you enjoy and find the miracle in it.

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Anonymous said…
I am amazed that my eyes open every morning and I thank Heavenly father for that miracle- I also have creaky bones but I exercise and eat good fresh fruits and vegetables and it is a blessing to have these things available
DAD

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