attitude determines your altitude

Man's Search for Meaning

One of my favorite young authors is Mark Batterson.  I've read nearly all of his books.  In In a Pit With a Lion on a Snowy Day he writes about a holocaust survivor named Viktor Frankl who shared about his personal encounter in the Nazi death camps in his memoirMan's Search for Meaning:

"Everything was taken away from the Jewish prisoners.  They were stripped of their clothing, their pictures, and their personal belongings.  The Nazi captors even took away their names and gave them numbers.  Frankl was number 119,104. But Frankl said there was one thing the Nazi's couldn't take away, he said: "Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances."  Our internal attitudes are far more important than our external circumstances."

There are many things in life that we cannot change.  But may we take this beautiful liberty to ...