Attitude!

Today was the absolute worst day ever
And don’t try to convince me that
There’s something good in every day
Because, when you take a close look,
This world is a pretty evil place.
Even if
Some goodness does shine through once in a while
Satisfaction and happiness don’t last.
And it’s not true that
It’s all in the mind and heart
Because
True happiness can be obtained
Only if one’s surroundings are goodAttitudeIsEverything
It’s not true that good exists
I’m sure you can agree that
The reality
Creates
My attitude
It’s all beyond my control
And you’ll never in a million years hear me say that
Today was a good day

Now read from bottom to top

Do you see the point? Our attitude, our decisions to make every day a good day – is possible. This week Wednesday, Mary heard that she probably will be losing her job by the end of April, Emily is now job hunting again and it was a low day in the Chaffin house. Then we heard of the killing of two reporters in Roanoke Virginia and my attitude changed. Our lives could be so much worse! I might have lost a loved one today and I didn’t. I hope the next time we become low because of something we are going through, we will realize that God is there for us and helping us through the day. Our Attitudes make a difference!
So prepare your minds for action and exercise self-control. Put all your hope in the gracious salvation that will come to you when Jesus Christ is revealed to the world.   1 Peter 1:13 (NLT)
What are you thinking about?

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