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Optimism versus Pessimism

One's attitude regarding circumstances and people depends upon their attitude and what they are looking for... positive things or negative things.

A woman with a beautiful rose garden has two neighbors... one an optimist and the other a pessimist.

She invites the optimist over to have cookies.. the optimist looks out her large window and states: "what a beautiful rose garden you have", eats some cookies then leaves.

The neighbor then invites the pessimist over.... She looks out the window and states,"your window certainly is dirty!"

It all depends upon what you are looking for in all people and circumstances.

 

Post Date: August 16, 2008
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Author: Jenny Smith

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Jenny Smith is a designer who started blogging in 2004 to share lesson and activity ideas with members of her home branch Mississippi. Her collection has grown, and she now single-handedly manages the world's largest collection of free lesson help for LDS teachers with faceted search. Her library includes teaching techniques, object lessons, mini lessons, handouts, visual aids, and doctrinal mastery games categorized by scripture reference and gospel topic. Jenny loves tomatoes, Star Trek, and her family -- not necessarily in that order.
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Jenny Smith is a designer, blogger, and tomato enthusiast who lives in Virginia on a 350+ acre farm with her husband and one very grouchy cat.
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