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Struggles!

Charmaine, a vibrant young woman who lost her father at a very young age, lost her brother and two other close people in her life, yet the most positive and inspiring person I have ever met.

It was an honor meeting you Charmaine.

In the presence of God, there is fullness of joy, and at his right hand is pleasure forever more.

The presence of God within us as believers should inherently give us joy.

I admonished you therefore in the name of Jesus, let Christ dwell richly within you.

Shalom! Shalom! Shalom!

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It Is Far Gone!

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The Importance of Attitude

July 20, 2015

The Importance of Attitude

Philippians 2:3–5

This may shock you, but I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude. It is more important than my past, my education, my bankroll, my successes or failures, fame or pain, what other people think of me, or say about me, my circumstances, or my position. The attitude I choose keeps me going or cripples my progress. It alone fuels my fire or assaults my hope. When my attitudes are right, there’s no barrier too high, no valley too deep, no dream too extreme, no challenge too great for me.

Yet we must admit that we spend more of our time concentrating and fretting over the things that can’t be changed than we do giving attention to the one that we can change, our choice of attitude. Stop and think about some of the things that suck up our attention and energy, all of them inescapable: the weather, the wind, people’s action and criticisms, who won or lost the game, delays at airports or waiting rooms, x-ray results, gas and food costs.

Quit wasting energy fighting the inescapable and turn your energy to keeping the right attitude. Those things we can’t do anything about shouldn’t even come up in our minds; the alternative is ulcers, cancer, sourness, depression.

Let’s choose each day and every day to keep an attitude of faith and joy and belief and compassion.

Take charge of your own mind!

 The most significant decision we can make today is our choice of attitude. Chuck Swindoll

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