Monday, October 23, 2017
Optimism Anyone?
By Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist)
Published March 5, 2009

Hello World, this article is for those of us who woke up this morning with the weight of misery upon our backs. Like me, many of you are experiencing the wrath of our economies downfall. I truly wish that we all were financially secure and even more so wealthy in all aspects of our lives. However, we live in reality, the real world, a place were your issue's can seem endless. So, I propose dwelling within the mind-set of optimism! I know this is just a word to many of us, yet, we allow several other words to affect our daily path. So why not contribute, in the most positive of ways, energy that leads towards accomplishing your goals. Truthfully, times like the present are extremely difficult to handle yet I refuse to submit.

So, I suggest you do the same! As you invest energy within your every movement, please allow that energy to produce encouraging behavior. Not only for yourselves but everyone that you come into contact with. The next person you pass, make a conscience effort to present positive body language, be it a smile or a nod of the head. That contribution might just be the burst our fellow man or woman needs to make it through their day. By doing so, your mannerisms will directly produce; the positive emotions needed for your personal well-being. 


Optimism Anyone,

Like a warm cup of tea, optimism can coat your chest with a barrier that is not seen

Like hope optimism can provide the mind with the strength one needs to cope

Like a dream optimism can bring understanding to reality

Like a true friend optimism dwells within what is right and will not lead you wrong

Like honesty optimism provides the soul with integrity

Like a woman's womb optimism can birth life to an economy that seems doomed


Please continue to search for growth in all areas of your lives. Don't forfeit the time you have contributed to achieving the goals you seek. Don't give up; appreciate your past efforts in spite of what is not clear. I conclude with words from a man that is a true example of how optimism can prevail.

"You can see that there is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach to mountain tops of our desires." Nelson Mandela

Categories: Opinion

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