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Monday musings…

“What is day is it?” asked Pooh
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet
“My favorite day,” said Pooh

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Image by photosforyou from Pixabay

Pooh has a great attitude. We should have the same but we don’t live in Pooh’s world. He lives in a happy and loving world where no matter what today brings it always ends up wonderful and there are sweet dreams. Pooh’s world is fiction where all ends well and everyone lives happily ever after.

Our world is not a place of fiction, though there are those that would like us to believe their fiction is truth, and all does not end well with sweet dreams to follow. Still, we should try to have a good attitude. But there are things that just get in the way. Some of the things that get in the way of my good attitude and don’t make for favorite days in my life;

  • Sometimes I don’t see what others see when looking at the same things
  • ┬áSometimes I don’t hear what others hear when listening to the same things
  • Some things I think are right others think are wrong
  • Some things I think are wrong others think are right
  • There are people I like that others don’t
  • There are people I don’t like that others do
  • I don’t love or even like some people
  • Some people don’t love or even like me

That’s just the way it is. I am trying to be more understanding. But it is a bumpy road.

This day is the only one we have
It may not be a favorite
Let’s make it the very best we can

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Monday, musings

“Optimism is an elected attitude,
a form of emotional courage.”
Julia Cameron

Image by Ingo Jakubke from Pixabay

Optimism is something we choose in spite of the way things are…or seem to be. The world is often a scary place. It is big and filled with lots of different people that are often hard to understand and get along with a lot of the time. People tend to talk about the troubles and woes of life rather than the happiness and rewards.

It is best to not let circumstances determine how we think. It isn’t easy to face challenges, some of which can be overwhelming if we allow our fear to be bigger than the challenges. Optimism requires some work. It doesn’t just happen. Really, it is easier to just give up and be pessimistic. What a depressing thought!

Anyone can survive daily life,
but it is a person of courage who thrives.

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