The cup half full
By Ivy Rose
March 12, 2010
With the days seeming to fly by and caos of our everyday life
we all fall short of looking at the cup half full. I remember
not to long ago writing a letter on sitnews about customer service
and being positive, and it got me thinking. Customer service
is more than just serving people, and being nice, but what how
we react day to day. It is a proven fact that people remeber
and hold on to negative experiences more than the positive ones.
How easy it is to let the zen of goodness be zapped by something
as silly as someone not letting us out in traffic when we are
in a hurry. Then we feel that the whole world needs to know of
the wrong doing.
I came across a poem that some one had given me that Mother Teresa
had writtin. I think she was onto something amazing, so I would
like to share it with all who need to look at the cup half full.
The poem is called Anyway.
People are often unreasonable,
illogical and self centered;
forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives;
be kind anyway.
If you are successful,you will win some false friends and some
If you are honest and frank, People may cheat you;
be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
Be happy anyway.
the good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
Give the the worth the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and your god;
it was never between you and them anyway.
If this doesn't give you ah
ha moment just remeber...Life isn't about waiting for the storm
to pass... it's about learning how to dance in the rain
24 year Ketchikan resident looking at the cup half full
Received March 11, 2009 - Published
March 12, 2010
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