Arise! Awake! Start your day by giving thanks that you’re alive. Pain may endure for the night but joy comes in the morning…if you allow it. If you choose it. Joy comes from the depths of your soul and becomes a light that the darkness in the world cannot extinguish. There is power in joy. There is inspiration in joy. Joy empowers you to dream, to hope, to believe that your day is going to be productive and that good things are going to happen. Inspired by the joy that is within you, think about how privileged you are to … Continue reading HOW TO BE INSPIRED – START YOUR DAY WITH JOY
1. Refuse to get caught up in the drama, the hatred, and the divisiveness of the world. It will have negative impact on your happiness, often in a subtle way.2. Choose to have people around you who are happy and upbeat and make you laugh. Happy people are infectious. Their happiness is catching. Avoid people who are unhappy and critical and stir negative feelings in you.3. Remind yourself that you are in charge of your own happiness No one else can do it for you. Enjoy the company of happy people but don’t expect them to be responsible for your … Continue reading HOW TO BE HAPPY IN AN UNHAPPY WORLD
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
What is this thing called self-confidencethat everyone struggles with at times?Basically, it’s the belief you have aboutyour own ability, what you believeyou are capable of doing.When your confidence in yourself is lacking,what can you do to boost it?1. The first thing to do is recognize howa lack of confidence affects your life.It makes it difficult for you to accomplishthe things you are capable of doing.It causes you to procrastinate, to put thingsoff because you fear you won’t be able todo them satisfactorily, or at all.Remember, in order for others to see howcompetent you are, you have to see it in … Continue reading DOES YOUR SELF-CONFIDENCE NEED A BOOST? TRY THIS.
Sometimes I get discouraged.It just happens.Things can seem to be very normal,when all of a sudden it hits.Discouragement…..without warning.It wraps its arms around me….gets a tight grip and squeezes….firmly.It holds me captive.My emotions start to swirl.I go from downheartednessto the depths of dismay…..and back again.I feel down. I want to give up…..give in.I see life through the dark glassesof gloom and despair.The dark nights get long…..and longer,like the dawn will never come.BUT…….the dawn DOES come.And the miracle of LIGHTmakes the darkness disappear.In the middle of the worddisCOURAGEmentis the word COURAGE.COURAGE is the LIGHTthat makes the darknessof discouragement disappear.It takes COURAGE … Continue reading SOMETIMES I GET DISCOURAGED
HURRICANE. DEVASTATION EVERYTHING GONE. What do we do when tough times hit? Nature and man can take everything away from us…. Everything…….EXCEPT…… OUR FREEDOM TO CHOOSE HOW WE WILL RESPOND. How we CHOOSE to respond to an event or circumstance in our lives CANNOT BE TAKEN AWAY FROM US unless we ALLOW it. Between the EVENT and our RESPONSE IS A PAUSE It is in THAT PAUSE that we have the POWER TO CHOOSE OUR RESPONSE. And it is in our RESPONSE that we EXERCISE OUR FREEDOM TO CHOOSE,,,,,, AND GROW AS A PERSON. Continue reading THERE’S POWER IN THE PAUSE