Winston Churchill is credited with saying, “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” Much of what weighs us down in life is related to how we view life—our attitude. If there’s one thing you can do, above everything else, to change your life for the better, it’s to change your attitude.


Lord, open my eyes to the gifts
You lay before me every day.

Help me to understand that despite
misfortune and tragedy I sometimes face,
blessings are everywhere, and
challenges are often gifts in disguise.

May I learn to trust
that in all circumstances, You are with me
in ways far beyond my imagining,
and that in You, there is hope.

May I learn to see
that all I am and all I have is a gift from You
and that my attitude can have
a ripple effect of positive influence
on those around me.

Help me to live my life as a reflection
of Your love and generosity
with gratitude for today and hope
for tomorrow.

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