Posted by TerryS (126.96.36.199) on January 25, 2001 at 23:57:26:
Knock the "t" Off The "Can't"
> Knock the "t" Off theThe "Can't"
> Recently I took a sheet of paper and divided it into
> two columns: "Yes People," and "No People." Then I
> thought about individuals I knew and wrote their names
> in the appropriate column. What a shock it was to see
> the length of the "No" list.
> These were the people who heard someone say, "You
> can't do that!" and they believed it. Now they were
> saying, "It can't be done!" and their negativity was
> affecting the lives of others.
> If your friends made such a list right now, under
> which heading would they write your name? Do they see
> you as enthusiastic, affirmative and optimistic? Or do
> they believe you see more problems than solutions?
> It's time to knock the "t" off the "can't." I like the
> words of author Frank Hughes: "I will say this about
> being an optimist; even when things don't turn out
> well, you are certain they will get better."
> You are only a decision away from responding with hope
> instead of fear, with encouragement instead of
> criticism, with belief instead of despair. It's your
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