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A Haiku - Attitude
What will it be today? You have a menu of attitudes to choose from. Sour Grapes? Baked Alaska? Bitter Herbs? Choose!
I choose to be happy, strong,
Content, yet striving today,
Positive all day.
A night of dark gloom?
Milky Way of twinkling stars?
Clouds of needed rain?
We see what we choose to see.
Choose wisely and well.
Smooth day, rough day, which?
Choose the path to follow now.
Goals can be in sight.
We harness winds now.
We can harness attitudes.
"Serve me well", I pray.
Satan is full of lies, the greatest of which is his lie that he doesn't exist. He delights in our doubting our royal heritage, living lives of fear and inadequacy, discontented, ever restless, daydreaming wistfully, seeing false realities and acting on them.
It is a silent struggle to keep our perspective and to deal positively with our daily realities, making the best we possibly can from the ingredients we have at hand.
When we deny our potential, we automatically settle for something less, cheating ourselves and God.
We can fan our spark of divinity and set our lives on fire with warmth and the light to cast out shadows of doubt and despair.
We must claim our nobler birthright.
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