If a pessimist sees the glass as half-empty and the optimist sees the glass as half-full, then I choose to be the optimist. Thinking positive just for the sake of thinking positive doesn't really do much good. The reason I am optimistic is God's promise. And God's promises never fail. What I choose to be so optimistic about is Good Shepherd. I can understand those who are more pessimistic and see the church as half-empty. I have my moments. Summer Worship on Wednesday (W.O.W.) hit an all-time low attendance of 6.