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I’m not always happy. I’m not always on top of the world. I’m not always full of energy. This morning I felt tired, confused, stuck, annoyed, frustrated and I certainly wouldn’t have put myself in the “happy” category.
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The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on my life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill. It will make or break a company, a church, a home. The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. And so it is with you. We are in charge of our attitudes.
Jake Shimabukuro believes that “if everyone played the Ukulele, this world would be a much happier place”. Check out his amazing version of Bohemian Rhapsody. Simply Amazing!Continue Reading »
I am sitting listening to my mother play piano duets with her friend right now as I type this blog! I just couldn’t wait! Had to pull out my computer and write to you all!
I’ve been listening here for about an hour… just watching, listening, laughing with them as they flitter and stumble over the keys, clapping as they finish some pieces … but most of all I’ve just been a fly on the wall playing witness to the cool connection between two kindered spirits as they play their hearts out! What also apparent the fun they’re having learning new songs, helping each other through tricky parts (sometimes those fingers just can’t seem to go fast enough on the keys).Continue Reading »