We can all work to become A+ players. And that is accomplished by continuous challenge and improvement. Who’s challenging and coaching you? And who are YOU pulling UP in your wake?
If it took God more than a few days to create the world, can’t we cut it a little slack?
All this fast living has made us into an impatient people who are fearful and frustrated with uncertainty and all things we cannot control.
There are valuable lessons to be learned and blessings to behold through the gifts of the present if you’ll just embrace patience, uncertainty, surrender and that four-letter word we all hate, WAIT!
In the WAIT through uncertainty are the blessings of ROMANCE, MYSTERY, JOY, REVELATION, and DESTINY.
It’s better to burn out like a brilliant comet than to rust out like an unused pipe.
This happy man placed service before self and, no doubt, understood his impact on the mundane multitudes he briefly encountered each day.
It’s really important that we don’t allow the tough times to rob us of the joy and essence of living.
“Sometimes you have to die a little on the inside first in order to be reborn and rise again as a stronger, smarter version of yourself,” (Marc and Angel Hack).
Life’s candy and the sun’s a ball of butter!
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.
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.