Pearl of Wisdom #39: “I prefer to look at the glass as half full instead of half empty.” Mac

November 25, 2014

Lesson learned: From the first time I met Mac, he impressed me with his radiant smile and quiet serenity.  Every time I inquired how he is, his answer was the same, “I’m blessed.  The Lord has been good to me”.  The best part was that he truly meant it.

He had come to this country over twenty years ago from one of the Caribbean islands where life was challenging and his home humble.  I learned that he and his family had endured many hardships in this tropical paradise that is so attractive to tourists, yet his countenance was always upbeat. He has an infectiously positive attitude and is always thankful for everything given to him.

As we prepare for our upcoming Thanksgiving celebration, it is my hope that we will reflect on our many blessings, give thanks for them and focus on the good in our lives.  May your glass be half full also!