When You Need a New Attitude

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Do you ever wake up in the morning and realize before you get out of bed . . . “Ooh, I’m in a mood today?”

You don’t know why. Nothing particularly bad happened. But your nerves are on edge. Or the opposite is true . . . you’ve got the blues. And you just know the next 15+ hours aren’t going to be easy.

Now what? Do you decide to give in to your feelings and have a bad day or do you stop and pray, ask for God’s help, and then charge ahead trusting His ability to give you a new attitude.

To give you a little encouragement toward that new attitude and to brighten your day . . . here’s a list:

When You Need a New Attitude – Quotes

“There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.” ~G.K.Chesterton

Instead, let the Spirit renew your thoughts and attitudes. Put on your new nature, created to be like God—truly righteous and holy. Ephesians 4:23–24

“The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” – Steven Furtick

“Let your dreams be bigger than your fears, your actions louder than your words, and your faith stronger than your feelings.” ~Unknown

For the Kingdom of God is not a matter of what we eat or drink, but of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. If you serve Christ with this attitude, you will please God, and others will approve of you, too. Romans 14:17–18

“I am resolved never to do anything which I should be afraid to do if it were the last hour of my life.” ~ Jonathan Edwards

“How many hours are there in a mile? Is yellow square or round? Probably half the questions we ask-half our great theological and metaphysical problems-are like that.” ~C.S. Lewis

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 15:5–6

“There is in every true woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. “ ~Washington Irving

God’s Word is living and powerful. It is sharper than a sword that cuts both ways. It cuts straight into where the soul and spirit meet and it divides them. It cuts into the joints and bones. It tells what the heart is thinking about and what it wants to do. Hebrews 4:12

“You see limitations; God sees opportunities. You see faults; God sees growth. You see problems; God sees solutions. You see limitations; God sees possibilities. You see life; God sees eternity.” ~Corallie Buchanan,

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up.” ~John C. Maxwell

Whatever work you do, do it with all your heart. Do it for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23

So get out of bed. Wash your face and get dressed. You can do this. It’s a new day and with His strength you can do it with a great attitude!

Which quote inspires you most to get up and get going with a new attitude?

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