Don’t forget the people you really work for are at home waiting for you.
Get off that couch and leap out of the boat!
Because we are human, fear NEVER goes away. If we succumb to our fears and insecurities and allow the opportunity to pass, we become more hardened and apt to take the safe way out again and again.
Risk is always about the future. Taking risks is the vehicle to your future. You aren’t likely to get there by staying where you are.
Everyone’s journey will be filled with hopes, dreams, challenges, setbacks, and goodbyes….
I remember that day with the sharp, rare clarity it possessed…..A day that makes you thankful to be alive. Little did I know…
Our corporate motto was “Shed light and the people will find their own way.” The world was clothed in darkness. A lot of people were seeking light that day and in the days that followed.
“Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us – and those around us – more effectively. Look for the learning,” Louisa May Alcott.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone,” (George Eliot)
I am extraordinarily attuned to the importance of aligning your gifts and abilities with your passions to pursue your life’s work. What saddens me these days is how many people have given up their dreams and no longer believe they can respond in a successful way to the stirrings in their souls.
Life has a way of throwing up barricades, especially as we close in on success and the realization of our dreams.
“It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job, and it’s a depression when you lose your own.
”The trouble with steeling yourself against the harshness of reality is that the same steel that secures your life against being destroyed secures your life also against being opened up and transformed.
Guard your fragile life carefully. Only God can shape a flower, but any foolish child can pull it to pieces.
Around every corner is another gift waiting to surprise us.
Happiness and gratitude are so intertwined that you cannot have one without the other.
The things you learn in maturity seldom involved information and skills. We learn by accepting the obligations of life, by suffering, by taking risks, by loving, by bearing life’s indignities with dignity.
Embracing chaos and discomfort is a by-product of relinquishing control of your world. “A Dreamer is a person whose life is in motion….I tell motivated Dreamers that if they’re not encountering a Comfort Zone issue regularly, something is wrong,” (Bruce Wilkinson).
I believe that charm is one of the strongest things in the world. … a magic armour against all the hurtful, sordid things of the world….. to keep (your)self pure and untouched by the ugly things of life, and to look for beauty in everything
It was interesting to me, that in order to go higher, we usually had to go down through a valley, and it went on and on and up and up. I was tired and wanted to sit down…. I couldn’t help but think about life – mine and maybe even yours. I thought about how hard it had been for me chasing down my dream.