Negative pessimism is a hard monkey to get off your back. It colors everything dull and bland. It stifles creativity, ruins relationships, and makes everything hopeless. You lose sight of all that you “have and are” for what you “want and are not.”
The other morning I took a one mile walk in the beautiful crisp, fall air with Melanie. When I got back home I noticed the nice truck I drive, the beautiful home I live in, and the wonderful amenities I am surrounded by (like dishwashers). Over the course of the day, it was as if I was continually overwhelmed by HOW MANY blessings I have in my life.
I would like to list a few, for your sake and for mine: