It rained all day today. It was gloomy and gray and wet, not the kind of day that one dreams about. However, the girl on the right has the right attitude. She doesn't allow the weather to get her down, to depress her. After all, none of us should permit outside forces, such as the weather or another person, to determine our fates. We should take advantage of conditions - as they say, make lemon aid out of lemons. So, what did you do today? Did you mope around the house and complain about life - or did you determine your own fate by taking things into your own hands and maybe catch up on your reading? Today was a perfect day for reading. The weather couldn't interfere with that activity. On days such as this one, read to get ahead of your class, or read to catch up - or read just for pleasure. There's so much more in books than in the movies. A book transports your mind to another place, another time, another world. With a book, time travel is not impossible at all - and the time machine is right in your hands, whether electronic (Nook, Kindle or iBooks) or text (hard or soft covered). You are the the master of your fate and the captain of your soul. (If you like those metaphors, start your reading by Googling the poem "Invictus" by William Ernest Henley here, and then read his brief biography here, especially the part about his illnesses and how he faced them.
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