I. First, choose to have a positive mental attitude in life. (vs. 38a)
II. Second, believe God really cares about you and is working a miracle in your life. (vs. 38b)
III. Third, refuse to surrender the leadership of your life to negative circumstances or people.
IV. Fourth, focus your thoughts continually on what is good, positive, uplifting and inspiring. (vs. 40)
V. Finally, dare to live with positive expectations – transform your minuses into pluses. (vs. 41)