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Abe Lincoln's approach to problems. We can learn plenty from his actions!

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

"Be Grateful
The country is splitting apart. Death threats are numbering in the dozens. His wife is suffering from mental illness. What does President Lincoln do? He creates Thanksgiving Day. emoticon He creates a way for the entire country to give thanks for their good fortune. He knew that despite all that looked bleak, staying focused on positive ideals would be the only way to survive these troubles.


He was always thankful for life and its opportunities. When you get discouraged, what should you be focusing on instead ? " from SP articles.

I was very impressed by the last paragraph of this SP article! chris

Go ahead and click on the link to read the whole article!

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ARTJAC 3/6/2014 1:02AM

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LINOVER 3/5/2014 6:27PM

    Lincoln was a smart man!

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FROSTY99 3/5/2014 4:12PM

    Thanks for sharing. Start the day with thanks-that is my motto.

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KATCHATTEAM 3/5/2014 12:51PM

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SUGARSMOM2 3/5/2014 10:58AM

  good ideas

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GARDENCHRIS 3/5/2014 10:47AM

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TERRIJ7 3/5/2014 10:43AM

    Excellent advice

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CELIAMINER 3/5/2014 10:22AM

    Good article...thanks for posting the link!

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CHERIJ16 3/5/2014 10:13AM

    "Attitude is everything. Pick a good one." I keep that magnet on my fridge and read it daily. Thanks for sharing.

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MISSG180 3/5/2014 9:53AM

    Great reminder! Attitude is everything.

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WANTSRECOVERY 3/5/2014 9:46AM

    Thank you. I needed to be reminded. I'm going to read the article now.

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JUNETTA2002 3/5/2014 9:44AM

    This is eyeopening. Thanks for the information

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DONNABRIGHT 3/5/2014 9:39AM

    Thanks - I needed this today!

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