If you just look for what’s right – in others, in relationships, in yourself and your journey – you will always find it • Mike Dooley, Inspirational Author and Speaker
My mother used to say sometimes that if one looked long enough one would always find a hole in any whole thing. This was to remind us that things were good just the way they were. They were there to be enjoyed, to be savored without judgement. She knew that even the most perfect thing could be destroyed by a negative mindset as the person who “looked” for a fault would always “find it” whether it was there or not.
Things might not always be the way we wish them to be, but when we shift our attention from the negative to all that is good, right or positive, we must realize that we have more that we actually asked for, more than most people, and certainly so much more than those who are never content with what comes their way.
Shifting attention to a more positive side of things allows us not only to see all the beauty that surrounds us, but it also helps us conserve our personal energy for any struggle we may have to face. This gives us strength to persevere even in the most difficult moments of our lives.
Just consider… Bumps in the road make the road a bit more interesting. Don’t they?
By Dominique Allmon