Making The Choice

In this day, I will choose gratefulness, happiness, and fulfillment.

Something unusual happens when you just decide what the day will bring. You make a choice what you will think about, who you will think about and how you will carry the day. You make a choice about how you will respond to situations, people and unfortunate events the day may bring. You decide because you know that even though you cannot control the actions of others, you can control how you respond. 

For the next twelve hours I will be exposed to the day’s demands. It is now that I must make a choice. Because of Calvary, I’m free to choose. And so I choose.

I Choose Love
No occasion justifies hatred,
no injustice warrants bitterness. I choose love.
Today I will love God and what God loves
I Choose Peace
I will live forgiven. I will forgive so that I may live.
I Choose Kindness
I will be kind to the poor, for they are alone.
Kind to the rich, for they are afraid. And kind to the unkind,
for such is how God treated me.
I Choose Faithfulness
Today I will keep my promises.
My debtors will not regret their trust. My associates will not question my word.
My wife will not question my love.
And my children will never fear that their father will not come home.

Pieces taken from Max Lucado’s, Grace

What will you choose in this day?

I make the choice each morning so my environment, emotions, and the people around me don’t make it for me.

Have an amazing 2014!