The world never stays the same. Why should you? You’ve got to be the spark, the catalyst for change.
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 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.
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).
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.
Farm Town is a great germinator of creativity. It provides sustenance to those hungry for a sense of community and waters the desire for achievement. “…in the real world I was planting seeds and fertilizing hope to harvest employment.” Farm Town is still feeding me. 20 Life Lessons Reaped from Farm Town; There is nothing more frustrating than hiring a worker and having him/her abandon his job. If things don’t suit you, you can always sell everything and start over!
If we put the death of a loved one to one side, there aren’t many occurrences that can rattle us like the loss of a job. In one fell swoop, we lose our sense of security, our livelihood, and our self-esteem.
As you take inventory of the important things in your life, the ones that bring you peace and plenty, most likely you won’t find anything of importance from your employer.
By living your life one day at a time, you live all the days of your life.
Nothing is really over…until the moment you stop trying.
Don’t dismiss your Dreams. To be without dreams is to be without hope.