The Black Spot
A woman of about 42 years old, came to her mother for advice and told her:
"Mother, my house is breaking down, it is old and worn, my husband and I have no money to replace it, our kids are running around all day and are not devoting enough time for their school. Our car broke down, and my husband brought me a birthday card with a book...It's not romantic... and everything is just so bad, I do not know what to do. "
Her mother took out a paper and marked on it a black dot in the center.
"What do you see here?" Her mother asked.
"I see a black dot," said her daughter.
"What else?", Her mother asked.
"Nothing," the daughter replied.
"You forgot something very important," she said and asked,
"Do you see the paper?"
The daughter smiled.
She realized that although her house is old but she has a house, she thought of her children running outside but they are healthy and full of energy, her car broke down but she has a car, she smiled as she thought her husband might not select the ideal gift but he did think about her. And she actually knows that he loves her very much.
She realized that sometimes we focus on the black spot and we don't see the paper.
So when do you see only the black spot?
When do you focus on what is missing?
Stop and catch yourself during the day when are you focusing on "The Black spot".
Take a moment and try to see the "paper".
Anything that we are focusing on - will grow, so we should be focused on the correct issues in life that will empower ourselves ! .
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