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Always believe in wonderful


"Always believe something wonderful is about to happen.” Dr. Sukhraj Dhillon


My husband Patrick and I were in a shop in Kennebunkport where hopeful pastels for Easter were spread on the glass shelves and hanging from the ceiling. I looked down and saw a dish that had the inscription in all capitals: ALWAYS BELIEVE SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN. Even living the (no kidding, as in the doctor says so) miracle of my husband being saved from a medical crisis in January and his continued recovery did not stop my first involuntary thought of “yeah right.” As a lifelong pessimist with the glass is half empty kind of approach, old habits are hard to break. I took out my phone and took a picture of the dish. Later I edited it just right and saved it to my phone so when I pick it up, it will be right there. I was going to give this a try.