BOOTS WILL HELP YOU GET THROUGH THE TROUBLED WATERS OF LIFE

Sometimes our heart gets flooded with troubled watersand our soul aches with waves of pain and despair.Our days get overcast with dark clouds of dismay.Choppy waters of worry fill our nights.Our bones grow weary and weak.We want to give in to the power of the waves.We want to give up and let go of hope.But then a voice within us whispers,”You have been given boots.They will get you through the troubled waters.Put them on and start wading.The waters may seem deep and choppy and scary,but your boots are high and strong and safe.Trust your boots. Have faith that they will … Continue reading BOOTS WILL HELP YOU GET THROUGH THE TROUBLED WATERS OF LIFE

YOU MATTER – WHO YOU ARE IS EXACTLY ENOUGH

1. You exist and therefore you matter.2. You were born into this world for a reason.3. And the truth is who you are is exactly enough.4 You don’t need more of you.5. Therefore, accept who you are as you are.6. You don’t need anyone’s approval to beanyone different than who you are.7. Your worth doesn’t depend on otherpeople’s acceptance of you. 8. You have worth just as you are.9. You exist and therefore you are valuable.10. You are valuable not because of what you dobut because of who you are.11. Who you are is special. You matter.12. You have a … Continue reading YOU MATTER – WHO YOU ARE IS EXACTLY ENOUGH

HOW IN TUNE WITH LIFE ARE YOU? HOW SMALL IS YOUR WORLD?

It’s easy to get so caught up in your own small world that you lose touch with what’s going onaround you. You become immune to the drama,the passion, the music, the excitement of life.The more immune you become, the less meaningyour life has. You miss the heartbeat of life.How aware are you that…..1. A child is suffering from hunger.2. Someone is experiencing a first love.3. Birds are singing their morning song.4. Someone with a broken heart is crying.5. A child is missing.6. A very ill parent is being admitted to the hospital.7. A young man is asking his sweetheart to … Continue reading HOW IN TUNE WITH LIFE ARE YOU? HOW SMALL IS YOUR WORLD?

THE SEARCH FOR YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF: FINDING THE REAL YOU

People put so much effort into trying to bewho they think they should be,or who they believe they need to beto please others and be acceptedthat their authentic self gets buried under layers and layers of thefictional roles they feel they have to play. One of the greatest achievements you can make in life is to discover your authentic self and have the courage to be who you really are.1. You have only one authentic self.True happiness in life comes only when youallow your authentic self to emergeand you become who you really are.2. Like most people, you have most … Continue reading THE SEARCH FOR YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF: FINDING THE REAL YOU

THE SEARCH FOR MEANING IN LIFE AND FINDING IT

Everyone’s search to find meaning in life is different.Yet there are threads common to all searches.1. The first step to finding meaning in life is realizing you have the freedom of choice. You can only findmeaning in life if you choose to search for it.2. Those who have defined their purpose in lifewill be able to endure almost any struggle,and overcome almost any obstacle.Having purpose motivates.3. Everyone has burdens to carry in life. Thosewho see burdens as opportunities to learn andgrow will be those who find contentment.4. Searching for meaning in life is a spiritual journey that calls for soul-searching,sacrifice … Continue reading THE SEARCH FOR MEANING IN LIFE AND FINDING IT

HOW TO MAKE YOUR WORK MORE ENJOYABLE

Here are some thoughts about how to makeyour work a more enjoyable experience.1. First of all, it’s important to understand thatWork is mental or physical EFFORT done in order to achieve a purpose or result.In other words, work is what you do, not who you are.For example, if you say you are a carpenter,Your work is the EFFORT you put forth to getthe job done. You may not like being a carpenter,but you can feel good about the EFFORT(your work) you put into doing the job.Always focus on your effort.2. Your ideal work is that which allows you toexpress your … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE YOUR WORK MORE ENJOYABLE

THE SEARCH FOR INNER PEACE – HOW YOU CAN ACHIEVE IT

Everyone wants to have Inner Peace,to experience mental and emotional calmness, free of stress and worries, and afeeling of happiness and freedom to just be.Here are a few point to help yo achieve it.1. Realize that no one else can give you peace.it’s up to you to make it happen.2. Focus on viewing and accepting life as it is,not what you think it should be.3. Let go of expectations, especially what youexpect others to do for you to make you happy.Expectations almost always lead to disappointment.4. Let go of the past and any feelings of angerand guilt that you have … Continue reading THE SEARCH FOR INNER PEACE – HOW YOU CAN ACHIEVE IT