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Attitude Determines Attitude

Sunday, July 15, 2012

"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 friends 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 provided 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!"

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PRAIRIECROCUS 7/22/2012 1:57AM

    emoticon for posting that lovely blog !
All the best !

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TRIANGLE-WOMAN 7/19/2012 7:57AM

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Thanks for the reminder!

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 7/18/2012 5:38AM

    Great advice and important points to remember:)

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DOGSTARDADDY 7/17/2012 2:26PM

    Thanks for sharing...

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BROWNCOFIDDLER 7/16/2012 9:59AM

    Outstanding! emoticon emoticon

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GOINGTODOTHIS2 7/16/2012 6:54AM

    Thanks for sharing. I woke up with a whiney attitude today. With God, I am going to have a good day. Thanks for the reminder. emoticon

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DLDMIL 7/15/2012 11:12PM

    Thank you for this posting. It made me stop and really think about all the things I can do to change what kind of day I will have. emoticon emoticon

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