"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." ~Chuck Swindoll
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out." -John Wooden
This week was a busy one, with lots of meetings for me, and interacting with different types of people. I find watching people to be so very interesting, and you really can learn something from everyone. There are some that are naturally positive, and some...not so much. Some people expend a great amount of effort into being negative, cranky people. What a waste of energy! Then there are others who are truly like rays of sunshine, wherever they go.
My faith plays a big role in my life, so I have learned to put reminders around our home to keep my focus correct and my spirits up. This week, I'll take them down as we move to a new home around the world, but the words stay with me: