We live in a fast lane world where everything is going at the speed of light. No one has the time anymore to idle about or waste. We are all running helter skelter trying to meet up goals, dreams, ambitions we have set for ourselves.
In as much as we try to meet up we seem to be falling back and situations for the most part get out of hands!
How many of us can count the number of times we thought we almost got it and then suddenly…BAM, everything crumbled! We are back to square one!
This is the rhythm that has set in, in our world today and many are living with an I almost got it or a one day i will attitude!
Attitude! that’s what am think about; a Wise Man I know, love and esteem once said ‘your response to the circumstances in your life are more important than the circumstances themselves’
Situations and circumstances are inevitable he said but our response and attitude towards the situation is a choice we can and must make!
There is a saying that goes ‘two wrongs can’t make a right’ negative response to negative situation equals negative outcome, no more no less.
We are the masters of our own destinies and we have received from God this wonderful apparatus called the mind with limitless abilities.
The attitude of the mind is important because where the mind goes the man follows.
Attitude is our response, thought pattern built as a result of the knowledge we possess of ourselves and our environment.
What we perceive and are conscious of inevitably become our experience in life! Take a moment and reflect, where you are in life right now, the people you know, you once thought and accommodated them, as such they have become your present reality.
What are you thinking about now with regards to the situation you are facing? Are you focusing on how bad things are, how helpless you are, how unfortunate you are, how the bank is going to come on you, how your family hates you…
We have unfortunately, shifted the responsibility of making choices in our lives on others, some of us to parents, spouses,siblings,teachers,doctors,employers,pastors etc we want others to carry the responsibility of choosing so we can apportion blames later on when things go wrong.
But the opposite is true as well, have you ever heard of ‘as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he?’ The predominant thoughts of our minds are the experiences of our lives in time. The content of our minds will inevitably flow out as experiences in our lives.
What are thinking about because like a Wise Woman I know once said ‘you need to catch yourself thinking, and think about the things you are thinking’
The human mind has a natural inclination towards evil and will first accept as true the negative, it is up to us to train our minds to think good, acceptable and perfect thoughts! The prosperity of the mind is one of the most powerful forms of prosperity, not material prosperity.
Feed your mind with, inspired books, Faith filled literature, watch inspiring movies or videos, visit and associate with friends of like mind, study the lives of those you admire, take steps towards becoming what you seen but it first of all starts with what you are thinking…
You think like a mediocre person, you will live like one
Think like a grasshopper, u will eat the leaves
Think poor, u live poor!
I do not permit people, temporal situations and circumstances determine who I am. I cannot make life lasting decisions based on temporal occurrences. It’s not because I do not have money in my pocket now that I say I am a poor person. Attitude!!
“I may not be where I want to be but at least am not where I used to be”! Dr Shawn Smith
I choose to think myself Happy, strong,prosperous,sound in body, soul and Spirit, favored by all, loved beyond measure, cherished,accepted,blessed,gifted,beautiful,endowed,efficient,effective…
Attitude determines Altitude!