A Whole New Attitude
I met my old friend for lunch today (we do this a couple of times a month) & our regular waitress asked me how I was. Apparently, she hadn’t done that before, because her jaw dropped when I gave my standard answer: “I am wonderful & marvelous, simply amazing, & getting better, skinnier & wealthier all the time. I love it. Thank you for asking.” After a few seconds, we got to talking about it, & I told her that I believed that when we repeat our affirmations over & over, we begin to convince ourselves that they are true, & then they ARE true.
What are your affirmations? “I don’t have enough time.” “I don’t have enough time.” “I can’t do that.” If your affirmations are these or something equally negative, why not trade them in for something different. “I am radiantly alive.” “I am blessed in every way.” “Life is fantastic & I love it.” Pick one & say it every day when you look at yourself in the mirror. And say it when someone asks how you are. After a couple of months take a few minutes to reflect on how (or if) the new affirmation has changed your life. I know that if you keep at it, your life will change. Mine did.
Today, I focus my attention on what I want to change about myself. I take each step towards my goal, knowing I am using my God-given gift of CHOICE, in a life-affirmative way!
Thank You God!
Rev. Dr. Rainbow Johnson
ADAAP Clergy Counselor