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Wisdom from Leah Carey

Wisdom from Leah Carey

75 trillion.

That’s approximately how many cells there are in the human body. Each one of them is performing millions of teeny tiny miracles a day.

Why do I call these miracles?

Consider: your heart knows which direction to pump your blood. Your lungs know how to take in air and distribute oxygen. Your intestines know how to extract nutrients from food and pass them into your bloodstream.

All of these things happen without your ever having to think about it. Many of us don’t even know which organs are where, let alone understand how all of this happens. We couldn’t make it happen if we tried. But it keeps on happening, every moment of every day. Times 75 trillion.

Go ahead and tell me that’s not a miracle.

If all those miracles are happening undetected within the few square feet of your human body, can you imagine what might be happening all around you?

It’s as simple as finding the right parking space at the right moment, or as big as the spontaneous disappearance of a cancerous tumor.

Here’s my simple definition of miracles – they are things that make my life better than it would have been if they hadn’t happened….Continue reading at

Leah is the Chief Miracle Officer of The Miracle Journal, finding inspiring, wonderful and unexpected things that happen every day.

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2:29PM PDT on Oct 7, 2012

Good to remember. Thanks.

7:06PM PDT on Oct 4, 2012

You're very welcome Sue. I'm so glad that you found it gentle. :-)

7:05PM PDT on Oct 4, 2012

Thank you Kristine. I absolutely agree! :-)

6:04PM PDT on Oct 3, 2012

Thanks for the gentle reminder.

5:00PM PDT on Oct 3, 2012

What nice thoughts, thank you Leah. I believe if we would all spend a little more time being aware of what is happening around us, we could see that there are an abundance of miracles occuring everyday:)

4:18PM PDT on Oct 3, 2012

Thanks for your love Rosie and Paula! Sending love,

3:40PM PDT on Oct 3, 2012

thank u!

3:11PM PDT on Oct 3, 2012

Thanks for the article.

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