What Do You See Through YOUR Glasses?

November 20, 2015 0 By Donna Wuerch

Day 318 of Photo Inspirations — What Do You See Through YOUR Glasses?
A few days ago, my cousin posted this internet quiz and I was intrigued, so I completed it.  The results of the quiz would tell whether I am an Idealist, Realist or Surrealist, based on the color selections I made throughout the quiz.  Now, I’m not in any way validating the merits of this quiz, but it “nailed it on the head” from my selections.  I don’t think I was born with these qualities, but I obviously developed them and have BECOME them.  And, quite frankly, I’m very pleased to own up to them.  Here are the results of that quiz:

“Based on your perception of colors, you are the ideal idealist.  The world in your eyes is a magical place filled with goodness, hope and beauty.  Your optimistic attitude allows you to see the best in people and to have a lighter perspective on life.   You truly believe that all people are born with goodness inside of their hearts and that through compassion, communicating and understanding, the world can be a better place.  You don’t see the world from a black and white perspective.  You empathize with people and appreciate the beauty in our differences.  You are always noticing the symbolic meanings hidden in everyday things (THAT ONE nailed it – thus, my daily photo inspirations – LOL!) and noticing light around you even when others see darkness.”

Yep.  I own up to every one of those qualities.  In fact, I’ve been accused of wearing rose-colored glasses (Webster’s definition: “An optimistic perception of something; seeing something in a positive way, often thinking of it as better than it actually is.”) and I’ve had no regrets doing so.

Each day we have an opportunity to wear “glasses” that show us every reason to accept feelings of fear, despair, anxiety, weariness, sadness, worry, doubt and unbelief.  But, for goodness sakes, why wear those negative glasses that only see gloom and doom?  Why be irritable, in a bad mood, cranky, and having a bad day right from the start…..especially when the blessings in our lives FAR outweigh the “stuff” going on in our lives?

I’m telling you, if we “instantly” turn the negative thoughts into thanksgiving for the blessings in our lives….those blessings will just start to multiply. It’s just God’s way!  “For You, O LORD, will bless the righteous……” Psalm 5: 12.

So I just think I’ll slip on my rose-colored glasses and start counting my blessings RIGHT NOW!! And, by the way, YOU are among my sweetest blessings.

By the way, if you’d like to take this quiz, here’s the link: