Problem was, she was completely blind. She could see nothing. She didn't know what her room looked like, if it had a window, if it was light or dark, large or small, or what color the bedspread was. Still, she had decided she would love her new home. She constructed "lovely" in her mind and that was where she would live.
I hope, when I am 90, I will have such an uplifting attitude. I plan to. I hope I will remember that it is always my choice how I view things...including things I cannot see.
On my sidebar there are 5-6 statements that I live by. I believe all of them at my core. The one I am focusing on today, as I write this, is "Appreciate what is working in your life."
Think nothing is working in your life? Look again. You may need to use your "inner eyes" as well.