Sunday, November 20, 2011
I was listening to a Joyce Meyer conference in which she states how our lives could change for the better with a little adjustment in our attitude.
Here are some interesting things she said:
Should you be grumpy because you had a hard time sleeping, think of the homeless family that has no bed to lie in.
Should you find yourself stuck in traffic, don't despair as there are people in the world for whom driving an automobile is an unheard of privilege.
Should you have a bad day at work, think of the man or woman who has been out of work for three months.
Should you despair over a troublesome relationship, think of the person who has never even known what it is like to love or to be loved.
Should you grieve over the fact that your boss denied your request to work four days a week and have a three day weekend, think of the woman in dire straits working twelve hours a day seven days a week for $10 a week just to feed her family in a third world country.
Should your car break down leaving you a mile away from assistance, think of the paraplegic who would love the opportunity to take that walk.
Should you not get the parking place you wanted and you had to walk a couple of blocks and you complained, it's time for an attitude adjustment.
Should you notice a new gray hair in the mirror, think of the cancer patient in chemotherapy who wishes she even had some hair to examine.
Should you find yourself discouraged because you can't decide what your life's calling is, be thankful as there are those who didn't even live long enough to get the opportunity to think about what their life's calling might be.
Should you find yourself the victim of other people's bitterness, ignorance, smallness or insecurities remember things could be worse - you could be that person.
Here is an interesting question:
Is your problem really your problem or is it your attitude toward your problem that's your problem?
There are people in the world who have the exact same problem that you do but yet they are a lot happier than you are and there are people who have a much worse problem than you do and yet they are a lot happier than you are. It's not about the problem. It's about the way they decide to look at their problem.
Your attitude affects you and everyone around you, therefore:
Change your outlook and change your life!
Have a wonderful day!