friendsNew opportunities can arise within moments bringing with them the ability to profoundly change your life.

This world is full of incredibly good people. Like opportunities, they have the ability to profoundly transform your life.

Your God-given gifts can be used at a moment’s notice to impact others in a profound way. It works seamlessly if you are aware of your gifts and the needs around you.

Kindnesses extended to you don’t often come from those you have been kind to.

Two of the greatest gifts are time and attention from someone who knows exactly what you need without your asking or being aware of the need yourself. kindness-640x360

If you have something kind or encouraging to say to someone, tell them now. It may be the very last conversation you have with them on this Earth. And you will hold that memory for the rest of your life.

Continuing education and exposure to new subjects, ideas, and people is ALWAYS a good thing. We need to be stretched every day of our life in order to prevent shrinkage!

Sometimes great opportunities can turn out to be anything but. You don’t know unless you pursue them first. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Your professional appearance and presence, your demeanor, health and intuition DO matter ALL THE TIME.

childrenSometimes doing the right thing comes with great personal sacrifice. DO THE RIGHT THING, especially if children are involved.

Weddings and funerals bring opposing emotions of joy and sorrow. The love that ties the two together is the same and much more powerful and lasting than life and death.

Ruth Graham’s wise words: “Make the most of what comes and the least of what goes” should be written upon everyone’s heart AND their front and back doors.

Though time and distance place limits on friendships, love does not. You can pick up exactly where you left off and quite often in life, that’s exactly where you need to be.

Nothing cuts deeper or is more excruciating than betrayal.

Feeling helpless when faced with the needs or sorrow of others is one of the worst feelings in the world. Sometimes, all you can do is to ‘stand by’ and pray. It is part of the journey they have to walk. kindness

When someone you know encounters hard times never say, ‘Call me if I can be of help.” Think of something to do and DO IT. People can’t always know or articulate what they need, but they most certainly NEED YOU.

Miracles happen every day. Being part of a miracle is one of the most divine dynamics on Earth.

Relax into your life. Fighting your circumstances will result in deeper despair. Life is offering lessons as you move along to the next station. Learn them and move forward.

Saying goodbye is a rare gift but remember: “Make the most of what comes and the least of what goes.” Be thankful for the time you did share.

goodbyeBabies at funerals are blessings – reminders that life goes on and renews itself in family.

Sometimes God gives you a string of happy times and/or a string of restful times in preparation for not-so-happy-stressful times ahead. Either way, God ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS gives you what you need.

My happiest, most magical moments are spent getting to know my granddaughter getting to know her world. lites6

My favorite sound is the laughter of children. My SECOND favorite sound is the laughter of my GROWN children.

When crises arise and you don’t know what to do, JUST GO!

Thanksgiving and a grateful heart are the quickest ways through fear and sadness.

Always go with the choice that scares you the most. It will require the most from you and offer the best opportunities for growth.

Happiness is a choice not a circumstance. You are not responsible nor do you have control over anyone’s happiness but your own. It’s your personal choice. Don’t worry! Be happy!

~From the desk of Becky Morlok~

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