Monday, March 16, 2009

Inspiration: *Sculptor's Attitude*

Sculptor's Attitude
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."

12 comments:

  1. ffm. i really needed this post today. I have printed a copy to read throughout my day, to give me inspiration and encouragement. Thanks for a wonderful post

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  2. Perfect - just what I needed to hear today.

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  3. The BEST part of that post was when you wrote "have a great day...unless you have other plans!"
    very clever!

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  4. Great post. It reminds us all of how blesssed we are :)

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  5. Thank you!

    Today I can wish I had slept through the night or I can be grateful for the cute puppy who I took out to tinkle at 2:30 am.

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  6. very nice...it's empowering to know that the way your life is lived is all in your attitude and in the way you CHOOSE to look at the world.

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  7. Thanks for the optimistic post!

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  8. Hi There...

    As your name implies...this was just FABULOUS.

    Hope you had a truly wonderful day.

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  9. Hi, thanks for the posting... I will definitely print it and read it every morning before starting my day

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  10. I'm glad you enjoyed this post everyone, and I hope you have been having a Fabulous and Blessed week! :)

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