WHAT IS LIFE?

A small boy sat on his father’s lap and asked,”Father, what is life?”His father became reflective and after a long pause said,”Life is a long journey, my son.It’s a journey whereby you mustcarefully observe the worldaround you and grow inwisdom and understandingand the ability to serve.When you see hunger and poverty,you will learn to show compassion.When you see fear and hate,you will discover the power of love.When you see anger and conflict,you will find ways to create peace.Where you see hurt and pain, you will teach the healing power of forgiveness.When you see sadness and despair,you will inspire hope and … Continue reading WHAT IS LIFE?

ONE TRUE FRIEND IS ALL YOU NEED

If in life you are blessedwith one true friend,a friend who is willingto stand by youto the very end,then you have been givena gift worth more than gold,a precious friendship that will never grow old.If that one true friendwill accept you as you are,believe in you and care,willing to give supportand always be there,then you have been givena priceless gift indeed.That one true friendis the only one you need. Continue reading ONE TRUE FRIEND IS ALL YOU NEED

YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED

To experience success in lifethere are several things to keep in mind.First of all, success can beas small as completing the day’s chores,or as big as composing a concerto.Regularly succeeding at small thingsprepares you for success at big things.Practice at succeeding develops goodhabits and creates a positive mindset.It makes you realize thatyou have what it takes to succeed.There are several things thatwill help you be successful.(1) BELIEF IN YOURSELFThere’s nothing more empoweringthan having confidence in yourself.You have to believe that you can do it.(2) VISIONThose that succeed are those who have aclear vision of what they want to accomplish.Always focus … Continue reading YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED

YOUR DREAMS CAN COME TRUE

Oh the possibilitieswhen you dream.Oh the places you can go.Oh the things you can be.It doesn’t matter if you’re ten orone-hundred and three.You can dream.So reach up, reach high,reach far.Reach for the highest star.Pursue your dream.Never, never, give up.Upward, uphill climb.Little steps, big steps,one step at a time.You can do it.You can make it happen.But you must believe.Believe in yourself.Believe in your dream.And always remember,your dreams can come true. Continue reading YOUR DREAMS CAN COME TRUE

HERE’S WHAT I WISH FOR YOU

Love that is fulfilling, lastingand unconditional.Faith that gives you hope and thestrength to overcome life’s struggles.Dreams that give you purposeand a vision for what can be.Courage to be your own personand stand up for what is right.Compassion to care aboutand serve those less fortunate.Friendships that give you support,good times and much laughter.Perseverance to not give up whenfaced with failures and disappointments.Forgiveness when others cause you hurt and pain.Comfort when you experience loss and need to grieve.Happiness that fills your heartwith contentment and much joy. Continue reading HERE’S WHAT I WISH FOR YOU

I AM WHOLE – A DIALOGUE WITH SELF

Some days I feel defective,like I’m flawed….imperfect.Like there’s something wrong with me.Like I’m not good enough.I doubt my value.I question my worth.I feel less than whole.It’s at this point thatI sit myself down and have aserious dialogue with myself.I say…..Self, STOP all the negative talkand get this straight:This is NOT about what othersdo or do not think about you.This is NOT how youcompare yourself with others.This is about YOU.This is about whatYOU are doing to yourself.So, STOP the negativesand get with the positives.Get with what’s TRUE.What’s true is that you are WHOLE.You are not defective.Wholeness has nothing to do witha … Continue reading I AM WHOLE – A DIALOGUE WITH SELF

ARISE! — YOU’RE ALL YOU’VE GOT

Think about it.When it comes right down to it.You’re all you’ve got.You can’t count on anyone elseto always be there for youbecause they won’t always be there.That’s just the way it is.But you will be.You’re the one you have to turn to.It’s up to you to do for yourself.You can’t expect others to do for you what you can do for yourself.Get rid of expectations.Get rid of waiting for othersto do for you.So when you’re feeling downand out of sorts,don’t expect someone elseto pick you up.You are your own picker upper.It’s your responsibility.So pick yourself up and get going.Get up … Continue reading ARISE! — YOU’RE ALL YOU’VE GOT