I received a notification the other day from Canadian Blood Services reminding me of my upcoming appointment to donate. And it showed that I have made fifty-six
I don’t intentionally miss the clinics, but it doesn’t seem to be a priority.
It wasn’t always that way; I remember when I first became a donor; I counted the days until I could give blood. And talk about being vocal! I wanted everyone to know that I was a blood donor, and I tried my darndest to convince other people that they should be blood donors too. I knew all the statistics and could answer all the objections. But gradually my priorities changed. I still believed that donating blood was important, but I didn’t talk about it as much as I used to.
It wasn’t long after I stopped talking about it that I found getting out to the clinic sometimes conflicted with other things I had planned. Pretty soon it wasn’t that giving blood became a lower priority, it just wasn’t a priority at all.
I wonder what other commitments in our lives suffer the same fate?
Have a great week and remember: To see what is really possible, you will have to attempt the impossible.