Attitude


In my opinion, attitude is everything. Our response to any given situation will dictate the outcome.

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, then circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think, 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 cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on 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. We are in charge of our attitudes.

~ Chuck Swindoll

My favorite verse dealing with this topic is:

~Proverb 15:1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

If we stop to think before we speak, we can avoid words that can ruin relationships forever!

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About Maranatha

Desire to be a testimony for the Lord Jesus Christ and to lead others to Him!
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