Well? What do you think? Is it half full or half empty?
Do you see a gray cloudy day or blue skies?
Is the task before you huge and daunting?
Or are you ready to dig in?
Of course, your perspective will be affected by where you are…
…where you’re going…
…or your current situation in life.
Timing can certainly affect your perspective.
When you have no control over certain events, you can still choose the lens through which you look.
Will this injury leave a horrible scar or provide material for a good story to tell the relatives back home?
Is this an obstacle to folding clean laundry, or the cutest kid in the world?
Do you feel the damp and see the darkness, or admire the view?
It’s not always this easy to find a happy place….
…or even the light at the end of the tunnel.
Sometimes you have to write yourself a better ending.
It helps to have someone who understands.
Who can lend a hand.
Who can help you put things in perspective.
If you can’t change your path, then do whatever the hell it takes to change your perspective.
Sometimes the glass really is half empty, but who says you can’t fill up the darn thing? In fact, fill up another one too, for a friend.
All images and words copyright 2013 Naomi Baltuck.
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