And as with the conduct of others so is it with external things – with surroundings and circumstances – of themselves, they are neither good nor bad, it is the mental attitude and state of heart that makes them so.
A man imagines he could do great things if he were not hampered by circumstances – by want of money, want of time, want of influence, and want of freedom from family ties.
In reality, the man is not hindered by these things at all. He, in his mind, ascribes to them a power which they do not possess, and he submits, not to them, but to his opinion about them, that is, to a weak element in his nature.
The real “want” that hampers him is the want of the right attitude of mind.
Word of the of the week – Attitude – a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person’s behavior.
Ask yourself: Who determines what’s good or bad in your life?
Speaking With a Purpose: “I help you bridge the gap between … Where you are versus where you want to be.” My ultimate goal – help you become a better you!