Over the past few weeks I can easily say more has gone wrong than right on our RV trek across America. The challenge is when you set your expectations so high, and hope every idea will turn out, and then reality happens.
The thing I have to keep saying to myself is to stay positive. It’s such a simple affirmation, but it is real.
Slice my hand open on hose/water faucet – stay positive.
Drag kids out of bed at 5:30 AM to watch sunrise over the ocean, only to realize we are in the gulf facing south – stay positive.
Water heater doesn’t work in brand new motorhome and cold showers only for 5 weeks straight – stay positive.
You see, I realize these are all first world problems, I don’t need anyone preaching me that reminder, but it is all relative to what our expectations were.
And when it comes down to it, staying positive is about bigger vision, reminding ourselves to be grateful for any good we can find in the problem.
Slice my hand? Now it will callous over and become stronger.
No sunrise over the ocean? Turn to the left. Oh there it is! Pretty still!
Cold showers? Hey, I feel like a teenager again!
How do we see the positive and stay positive?
It is in The Promise to be and live as Positive People when we make it our life’s purpose to choose that light.
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