Dear God, so much depends on the story I tell myself about the circumstances you deliver to me. What one day I may perceive as a calamity, on another day I may recognize as a gift. One day I may be bitter from boredom, another I may be grateful for quiet respite.
Lord, it is in my power to be grateful for your gifts, then, in almost any circumstance. Let me therefore have a grateful attitude today. Let me be so grateful for your beneficence that I am moved to pass on that spirit to others. Let me spread joy. Your will, surely, is that I reflect your love upon my fellows.
Lord, let me feel your freedom and love. Let me walk erect through this day, beaming.