Coming out of the grocery store this afternoon, as I was carrying my grocery bags to the car, I saw a penny in the parking lot. Just like a kid, I had to pick up that penny. As I picked it up, I said "lucky penny".
The saying is "find a penny, pick it up and all day long you'll have good luck". Finding pennies is considered good luck because years ago people thought that finding metal was a gift from the gods and meant to protect you from evil.
Even as an adult, I still reflect on the rhymes that I learned as a child. For a moment, I had no worries, but to pick up that penny.
The rest of my day has gone well.
The next time you see a penny, don't pass it by. Stop and pick it up and know that your day will go well.