I like to believe that everyone can create their life's direction by simply choosing how they react & respond to the day to day events of their lives by choosing to be in control of their 'circumstances' instead of being a victim at the effect of society by making lame excuses...this poem give a good
view of the different perspectives people can have by either being the optimistic Sculptor or the underachieving pessimist...
by Author Unknown
"I woke up early today, excited over all I get to do before the clock strikes midnight. I have responsibilities to fulfill today. I am important. My job is to choose what kind of day I am going to have.
Today I can complain because the weather is rainy or I can be thankful that the grass is getting watered for free.
Today I can feel sad that I don't have more money or I can be glad that my finances encourage me to plan my purchases wisely and guide me away from waste.
Today I can grumble about my health or I can rejoice that I am alive.
Today I can lament over all that my parents didn't give me when I was growing up or I can feel grateful that they allowed me to be born.
Today I can cry because roses have thorns or I can celebrate that thorns have roses.
Today I can mourn my lack of friend or I can excitedly embark upon a quest to discover new relationships.
Today I can whine because I have to go to work or I can shout for joy because I have a job to do.
Today I can complain because I have to go to school or eagerly open my mind and fill it with rich new tidbits of knowledge.
Today I can murmur dejectedly because I have to do housework or I can feel honored because the Lord has provide shelter for my mind, body and soul.
Today stretches ahead of me, waiting to be shaped. And here I am, the sculptor who gets to do the shaping.
What today will be like is up to me. I get to choose what kind of day I will have!
Have a GREAT DAY……unless you have other plans."
Our attitude determines so much. It affects not only us, but it affects those around us, our family, our friends, our co-workers & our community.
You control your own attitude, reality and results...
Sunday, November 15, 2009
Food For Thought...
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