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February 03, 2011



Thank you for sharing this. I just wanted to share this simple slogan.

Today . . . My Attitude Is Everything
I have responsibilities to fulfill today. And 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 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!

from Ibaraki Japan

Great photos. Good story as always.

Notes from readers (Posted by FR team)

Good to know that you can choose how your day will be… SH

This one I really like....NK


thanks for sharing story all the time. I'm more convince to read it thru facebook.


Great story and picture!

Humble Warrior

Mindfull & present- I love it!


Beautiful through and through. Thanks!


Great reminder. We choose what kind of day we have.

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