Sunday, February 22, 2009


Dr. Seuss said, "Don't cry because it's over-smile because it happened". I am loving that man. Green Eggs and Ham and Horton Hears a Who are two of our favorite children's book ever written.

It is about perspective when something happen in life. There are people who fall over dead when they miss their favorite TV show. Other people face what seems like insurmountable difficulties (a child's illness or death, bad news a the doctor's, a loss of a job, a house fire, etc,) and seem to be pillars of strength and resolve. It's not the level of difficulty or tragedy we face that determines what our reaction should be- that is all subjective. It's our perspective in the middle of the storm that determines our reaction. I wonder, are we born with perspective, can we learn a new perspective, can we train our minds and hearts to perceive things differently?

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