One cannot alter with consistency external things to suit his passing whims and wishes, but he can set aside his whims and wishes; he can so alter his attitude of mind toward externals that they will assume a different aspect.
He cannot mold the actions of others toward him, but he can rightly fashion his actions toward them.
He cannot break down the wall of circumstance by which he is surrounded, but he can wisely adapt himself to it, or find the way out into enlarged circumstances by extending his mental horizon.
Things follow thoughts. Alter your thoughts, and things will receive a new adjustment. To reflect truly, the mirror must be true, A warped glass gives back an exaggerated image.
A disturbed mind gives a distorted reflection of the world. Subdue the mind, organize and tranquilize it, and a more beautiful image of the universe, a better perception of the world-order, will be the results.
Word of the week – Circumstance – a condition, fact, or event accompanying, conditioning, or determining another: an essential or inevitable concomitant.
Ask yourself: What are you willing to alter to make yourself and those around you better?
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