We are the way we think

The eminent philosopher William James, believed that of all the marvellous discoveries of the modern world the greatest was that people can change their lives by changing their attitudes. We are the way we think, and I am the only person who can ruin my day. If I choose to have a good day, nobody can spoil it, because life is ten percent what happens to us and ninety percent how we respond to it. The opposite is to go through life burdened with anxiety about things that may or may not happen, and allow worry to become the interest we pay on a debt we may never incur.
For two thousand years the Bible has been urging us to ‘be transformed by the renewing of our minds’ – quietly doing the will of God, and, thereby, living with the assurance that God is at work in all things for our ultimate good.

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