A friend of mine always wanted a baby. But not only was she not married but she was fast approaching the big 4-0. So she went through the artificial insemination process and ta-dah she has this beautiful baby boy. I don't know any Mama that loves their child more. She lights up like a chandelier every time she says the baby's name.
She was at a shopping center the other day. Leaving the store, getting ready to put the baby in his car seat, she stopped long enough to kiss him and kiss him again. A lady walking by said, "Honey, it don't get no better than that!"
Somewhere along the line most of us got lost. We forgot what really is better and what is truly important. I wonder if this economic downturn could help force us back to the basics. We are painfully learning that most of the stuff that we think is absolutely necessary to our survival is not quite as important as we though. Tony Campolo talks about rearranging the price tags. You really can't put a price on personal relationships. That little one that keeps you awake many nights. That teenager who drives you crazy much of the time. That parent who, even after all these years can still push your buttons. Maybe the woman pushing that cart hit on something important. Perhaps it really doesn't get any better than some of the simplest of things.
Many of us have spent far too much time on the inconsequentials while missing the things that truly matter. Take a little inventory of your priorities. Look at your own life. Now you fill in the blanks: It don't get any better than _________ .