A is for Attitude
"It's snowing still," said Eeyore gloomily. "So it is." "And freezing." "Is it?" "Yes," said Eeyore. "However," he said, brightening up a little, "we haven't had an earthquake lately." ~A.A. Milne
Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come. ~Chinese Proverb
Quotations about 'attitude' abound, and they all emphasis the importance of a positive attitude, but sometimes I wonder if looking at the world through rose coloured glasses is 'nature' or 'nurture'....are some people born with a smile on their face and a happy giggle in their laughter? And are others born with a sorrowful disposition? Do they struggle to attain a positive attitude and have trouble watering that green tree in their heart that encourages the little bird to sing?
Not that we shouldn't all struggle to be an optimist.....
(Optimist: someone who isn't sure whether life is a tragedy or a comedy but is tickled silly just to be in the play. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com)
it's just that I think some people fall into that lovely state of mind, and having been dealt such a fair and easy hand it would be nice if they would water the green tree in others' hearts encouraging the kind of accepting attitude that says...
Sometimes life's Hell. But hey! Whatever gets the marshmallows toasty. ~J. Andrew Helt
This little guy looks as if he could do with a bit of something....does anyone recognize him as one of their own?