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Jun 01, 2009 - 4 comments

This is an article by Charles Swidoll that my roommate found to share with  people at work; I thought it would be good to share with my forum family:


The longer I live, the more I realize the impact
of attitude on life.
Attitude, to me, is more important than facts,
it is more important than the past,
than education,
than money,
than circumstances,
than failures,
than success,
than what other people think
or say or do.

It is more important than appearance,
giftedness or skill.
It will make or break a company...
a church...a home...

The remarkable thing is we have a choice
every day regarding the attitude we will
embrace for that day.

We cannot change our past...
We cannot change the fact that people will
act in a certain way.
We cannnot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play the one string we have,
and that is our attitude...
I am convinced that life is 10%
what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it.

And so it is with you....

                                                                                 by Charles Swindoll

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by truelove47, Jun 01, 2009
Great article............Over the years I have really learned this.     Thank you  for posting it          Linda

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by Sarahsmom46, Jun 02, 2009
How very interesting and thought provoking.  I happen to be reading a book righ now on a very similar theme called "The Four Agreements".  A change in attitute starts within each of us.  Oh if we could all get an "attitude" adjustment what a wonderful world it would be.  There might be a place for this on the bulletin board in my office too.  

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by Janette2836, Jun 12, 2009
Thanks for sharing this!  I remind myself & others - especially children - of this often  :)

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by VHJ, Jul 06, 2009
This is so true.  I wish I could get my 15 year old to see the way you said it.  It would definitely make a world of of difference.  

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