The Power of “Positude”

Hazy lazy summer days coming to an end. The vaccine brought us hope, but the Coronavirus is still deadly and very much among us. The invisible foe has cut us off from relationships and interactions. We are anxious and filled with fear. We cannot go back to the way it was before and we haven’t figured out how to make it work in new ways.

What is safe, sane, and sacred to life as we know it has changed drastically. Finding purpose and meaning in the midst of mind boggling, life transforming change has become part of our journey. As we walk our pathway Positude keeps our feet from slipping into discouragement. There is a light at the end of the tunnel, and it fills us with Hopetude.

If we have learned any lessons at all. I hope we are less inclined to take anyone or anything for granted. Having a Thankfultude produces genuine gratitude for all things big and small. We must speak the truth in love without fear or shame. Having an Honesttude about who and what you are, as well as who and what you want.

Adjust your thoughts and words to positive, you’ll be amazed to see the difference it makes. Negative thoughts, words, and actions cause Deathtude, Feartude, and Hatetude. Somebody’s mama said, “if you can’t say something nice don’t say anything.”

If you want a better life, you need better words.

Be well my beloved friends.

Always Agape,


Sylvia PittmanElder Sylvia Pittman holds a B.M. Degree (education) from Northern Michigan University: A M.M. Degree (performance) from the University of Michigan. Sylvia has over 18 years experience teaching private voice, public schools and directing choirs. She performs vocal styles from jazz to opera, works as a vocal coach for recording artists and is greatly sought as a studio musician. Sylvia is Music Director at Asbury Church, Davison Road, Flint.

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