A Change of Attitude


When we put on the new man, we have a complete change in attitude. It is like the metamorphosis of a caterpillar to a butterfly. What a blessing that new mind can be!

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A Change in Attitude

Romans 12:8

…he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness.

There are some days that are like drawing; I like drawing, but sometimes I just don’t feel like doing it. I like the work I have to do, but there are sometimes I just don’t feel like doing it! I’m trying to get better about doing my responsibilities anyway, but how can I change my grumpiness on those don’t-feel-like-doing-anything days?

When I was a little girl I used to make my work enjoyable by pretending to be someone else – some slave or servant girl like I read about in books with mountains of work to do. I liked wearing aprons, since they made me feel “for real.” It really helped my attitude, actually, but after a while I did start feeling too old for pretend…

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2 thoughts on “A Change of Attitude

  1. I was just talking about this yesterday with one of our girls. How sometimes to get a job done it helps to pretend that it is not a chore, but a service you providing in another way – like cleaning the house as a servant in a large pre-war household. LOL But we also talked about how the concept makes it easier because serving others is always more rewarding than just doing it because we have to.

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    • If we or our girls can wrap our heads and hearts around doing “chores” for the Lord, that should make our duties more gratifying. We always need to do them “as to the Lord.”

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