HOW TO BE INSPIRED – START YOUR DAY WITH JOY

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

12 THINGS TO ALWAYS REMEMBER

1. You were fearfully and wonderfully made – you are special.2. You can’t change the past so let go and move on.3. Everyone’s journey is different – choose the road less taken.4. Happiness is found within – it’s a choice you make.5. Never let other people’s opinions determine yours.6. Never stop dreaming – dreams give your life purpose.7. Always maintain healthy boundaries – stand up for yourself.8. Treat others the ways you want to be treated.9. Life is a gift – appreciate it and give it your best effort.10. Love and be kind to others.11. Love yourself and celebrate often … Continue reading 12 THINGS TO ALWAYS REMEMBER

HOW TO FIND YOUR TREASURE: HERE’S WHERE IT IS

It’s in the mirror. Look closely at the image. The real treasure is YOU. You don’t have to search further. In the cemeteries is buried an enormous treasure of untapped potential—people who never realized their worth. How sad. Don’t be one of them. Dig into your potential and use it. It’s in the love you receive.Cherish the love you receive. To be loved is truly a treasure because love is patient, it’s kind, it always trusts, it always protects, it always perseveres, and it never fails. It’s in the present.The gift of time is a treasure. You have been blessed … Continue reading HOW TO FIND YOUR TREASURE: HERE’S WHERE IT IS

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

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

TO FORGIVE IS TO HEAL

For humans, there are three parts to forgiveness.(1) Forgiving a person who has hurt you.(2) Forgiving yourself for wrongs you have done.(3) Seeking forgiveness for hurt you have caused.Forgiveness means to let go of the resentmentand anger toward a person or group who hasin some manner hurt or harmed you.Forgiveness does NOT mean forgettingor excusing the wrong that was done.Rather, it means preventing a person’s actionsfrom destroying your heart and peace of mind.You will be able to forgive when you are able to acceptthe fact that a person is human and makes mistakes.You will be able to forgive when you … Continue reading TO FORGIVE IS TO HEAL

YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN 4 PRICELESS GIFTS

LIFEYou have been given the gift of LIFE.Open this gift each morning as you awaken andcelebrate it. Give thanks to be blessed with another day.Then consider what gift you can give LIFE.TIMEYou have been given the gift of TIME.Your journey thus far has molded you for good.Go and give of your TIME as a gift to others.No gift is more expensive than your TIME — it’s priceless.Each inch of your TIME is a gift of gold — it’s precious.But your gift of TIME has a time limit — waste not.CREATIVITYYou have been given the gift of CREATIVITY.It comes from being … Continue reading YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN 4 PRICELESS GIFTS