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
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
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
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