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The Challenge to Be and Not to Do by Carrie Foster

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CHAPTER 13

Choose the Right Attitude and You Will Find the Aptitude

We cannot change our past . . . we cannot change the fact that people 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 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it. And so it is with you . . . We are in charge of our attitudes.”

—Chuck Swindoll

Sometimes I find myself in the unfortunate circumstance of meeting people who are energy sappers. You know the people I am talking about, the ones who are sallow faced, sitting in the corner (usually wrapped in a winter coat, which they keep on during the whole meeting), and who always have some ...

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