Watch your at­ti­tude

The Sun (Malaysia) - - GOOD VIBES -

SOME peo­ple go to great length to make sure what they wear makes an im­pres­sion on other peo­ple, like go­ing for branded clothes and ex­pen­sive la­bels.

The fash­ion in­dus­try is driven by this craze – the de­sire to stand out in the crowd. But do you know what will re­ally make you look good?

Do we ever choose the at­ti­tude we’re go­ing to wear for the day?

Do we see our­selves com­plain­ing about the weather or traf­fic, or be­ing grate­ful for the meal and the job we have to com­mute for?

Do we avoid the chores and tasks lined up for the day, or do we find our­selves look­ing for­ward to the end­less pos­si­bil­i­ties that the day holds for us?

Un­wit­tingly, we put on ‘dresses’ that are stained and soiled. Th­ese flaws au­to­mat­i­cally show up when we are be­ing crit­i­cal about oth­ers.

In some scrip­tures it is writ­ten: “There­fore, as God’s cho­sen peo­ple, holy and dearly loved, clothe your­selves with com­pas­sion, kind­ness, hu­mil­ity, gen­tle­ness and pa­tience.”

When we put on com­pas­sion, we be­come more aware of the needs of oth­ers and have a de­sire to do some­thing about it.

Kind­ness helps us to speak and act in a way that is un­der­stand­ing and con­sid­er­ate.

When we dress up in hu­mil­ity, we put oth­ers first.

Gen­tle­ness helps us to speak in a way that is soft and mild. And pa­tience makes us wait calmly even when it’s in­con­ve­nient.

Th­ese are the things that never go out of style.

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