A Glass Half Full

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There’s an age-old way to think about the way my heart should rule:

Is the glass I hold half-empty — or will I claim it as half-full?

It doesn’t change the content, but it will transform me

When I look — not at my troubles — but at the blessings that I see.

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I’d rather be with someone who has a glass that is half-full

half-empty attitude — goodness, that is so un-cool.

So today I’ll count my blessings (I suspect that’ll make folks glad!)

Instead of griping and complaining about the things I wish I had.

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Then when this day is over, gone will be the devil’s lies

IF I’ve watched and counted blessings – I think  I will be surprised!

When I am tempted to start to worry, to fret or to complain

I’ll refuse to count the things I’ve lost, and thank God for things I’ve gained.

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It doesn’t change my troubles, but it surely changes me

When I praise Him for the things He’s given so abundantly.

Yes.  The glass is not half-empty; instead, I claim it as half-full.

And I think this half-full attitude is really, really cool.

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 With a half-full attitude, the measure keeps climbing up

As I count my blessings and add them, drop by drop, into my cup.

Then the miracle happens – and it defeats the devil’s ploy!

For I find my cup half-empty is running over with Joy.

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How about it.  Is your glass half-empty or is it half-full?  Better yet, can you add your blessings, drop by drop, into your cup?  Let it run over with Joy!



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