Get Some Attitude
By Steve Goodier
I heard of a tornado that once ripped through the central part of
Oklahoma. Guy, a church pastor, and his wife, Vickie, lived directly
in the path of the on-coming storm. They took refuge in a closet in
Guy belongs to a denomination (United Methodist), which is known for
moving its pastors frequently, and he was scheduled for a move to a
new parish in June. Furthermore, as a church leader, he no doubt
encountered any number of storms and conflicts among church members.
But a tornado was something else entirely, and hiding in the closet
seemed the best course of action for the
After the tornado passed, they emerged from their hiding place and
were astonished to discover that their closet was the only part of the
house left standing! Though they lost everything, they had come
through unscathed. As the couple stood in the middle of the debris
that used to be their home, Vickie's first comment was: "Wow, Guy!
This is wonderful! This will be the easiest move we've ever made!"
Here is a person who knows something about handling difficulties.
Sometimes we have to look beyond a problem before we can move forward.
If you have ever flown in a jet on a foggy or cloudy day, you probably
know something about looking beyond problems. All seems dark and
dreary on the ground. Yet every day is a sunny day if we can only get
Thomas Carlyle put it like this: "What you can see, yet cannot see
over, is as good as infinite." Get some altitude and you will be able
to see beyond the problem!
Publisher@LifeSupportSystem.com is a professional
speaker, consultant and author of numerous books. Visit his site for
more information, or to sign up for his FREE newsletter of Life, Love
and Laughter at http://LifeSupportSystem.com.