Daily Inspiration: When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’. ~Erma Bombeck

Today’s Affirmation:  I am generous with my abilities; with them I add joy to life today.

Today’s Contemplation: Abilities are gifts that we have brought into this world in order to make it better for everyone.  When we neglect to use them to make life better for all they atrophy, they are taken away by our own lack of generosity.  This is the full meaning behind the story of the ten talents.