Perspective Makes the Difference

How we look at things definitely has an impact on how we think and behave. First, read this from top to bottom. Then, read it from bottom to top and notice how everything changes. Written by a 14 year old…

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Today was the absolute worst day ever

And don’t try to convince me that

There’s something good in every day

Because, when you take a closer look,

This world is a pretty evil place.

Even if

Some goodness does shine through once in a while

Satisfaction and happiness don’t last.

And it’s not true that

It’s all in the mind and heart

Because

True Happiness can be obtained

Only if one’s surroundings are good.

It’s not true that good exists

I’m sure you can agree that

The reality

Creates

My attitude

It’s all beyond my control.

And you’ll never in a million years hear me say that

Today was a good day

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Now, here it is from bottom to top:

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Today was a good day

And you’ll never in a million years hear me say that

It’s all beyond my control.

My attitude

Creates

The reality

I’m sure you can agree that

It’s not true that good exists

Only if one’s surroundings are good.

True happiness can be obtained

Because

It’s all in the mind and heart

And it’s not true that

Satisfaction and happiness don’t last.

Some goodness does shine through once in a while

Even if

This world is a pretty evil place.

Because, when you take a closer look,

There’s something good in every day

And don’t try to convince me that

Today was the absolute worst day ever.

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