YOUR PURPOSE IN LIFE LIES WITHIN YOU: A LIGHT FLICKERS

Do you ever wonder what life is all about?Do you wonder what your purpose in life is?Perhaps the answer, my friend,can be found in the light that lies within you.A light flickers in your soul.It’s an eternal light that’s always there.It’s part of your being.How bright it shines is up to you.But in that light is your purpose.When your light shines brightit can be seen by others.It can take away darkness.It can help others find their way.It can glow with warmth and give comfort.It can offer hope.Never hide your lightbecause within it is your purpose.Let it shine. Let it shine … Continue reading YOUR PURPOSE IN LIFE LIES WITHIN YOU: A LIGHT FLICKERS

HOPE WAITS FOR YOU – BUT YOU HAVE TO REACH FOR IT

It is in the darkness of life’s heaviest moments,and in the grayness of the unknown,that HOPE seems to show up and sit there,waiting for you to grasp it,and hold it close to your heart.It becomes a single thread of strengththat pulls you out of the shadows.It becomes a beacon of light thatguides you safely to the shore.HOPE is what you havewhen you seem to have nothing else to hang onto.But you have to reach for it.And once you reach out and grasp it,everything seems possible. Continue reading HOPE WAITS FOR YOU – BUT YOU HAVE TO REACH FOR IT

FILL YOUR HEART WITH HOPE AND NEVER GIVE UP

Hope is a desire for something to happenand then anticipating that it will occur.It’s a passion for what is possible.It’s a tune that perches in the soul andsings lyrics that are hopeful and optimistic.Determine what it is that you hope for,then live inside that hope and never let go.Never give up.All the great victories,all the great inventions,all the great achievements,all the great performances,all the miracleshappen because of hope.Sometimes all it takesfor good things to happenis a single thread of hope.Against all odds, against all logic,the human spirit is able to hope,to look through darkness and see light,to look through rain … Continue reading FILL YOUR HEART WITH HOPE AND NEVER GIVE UP

10 IMPORTANT THOUGHTS TO START YOUR DAY

1. Always remember, you are your own main limit.You determine how far you’re going to go todayand how much you’re going to accomplish.2. Look at your past andgive thanks for all the lessons learned.Look at you present and be inspired to growfrom what your past has taught you.3. During your darkest moments,refuse to focus on the dark, search for the light.It’s in the darkness that you see the stars.4. Sometimes you have to give up what is goodand comfortable, take a risk, and go for what is great.Great things rarely come from comfort zones.5. When you’re hoping for things to … Continue reading 10 IMPORTANT THOUGHTS TO START YOUR DAY

THERE’S A HOPE THAT LIVES WITHIN YOU

There’s a HOPE that liveswithin you.Draw upon it to help youdream of what can be.It’s a feeling of optimismthat something you want can be had,an anticipation that something goodwill come in the future.Even in your darkest momentsHOPE is trusting that there is lightdespite all the darkness,trusting there is healingdespite hurt and pain.It’s knowing that even in the darkest night,the stars will be shining bright.It’s trusting that after a long nightthe dawn will come.HOPE is clinging to what is possible.It’s refusing to give up,refusing to give in.A single thread of HOPE is oftenthe strongest thread of all.Hang on to it.Don’t let … Continue reading THERE’S A HOPE THAT LIVES WITHIN YOU

THE CHANGE YOU CREATE CHANGES YOU

Here’s a thought for the day:The change you create changes you.It’s two-fold. Two for one.It’s buy one, get one.It’s a good deal.Vijay Gupta had a dream.He wanted to create change.His dream was to provideworld-class musical performancesto the homeless and the incarceratedin Los Angeles, California.He was one of the founders ofSTREET SYMPHONY.He dreamed. He believed.He and his team made it happen.He and his 70 world-class musiciansnow present monthly programsat the Midnight Missionat Skid Row shelters and county jails.They have presented over 400 free,world-class musical engagements.Does it make a difference?Does it create change?Ask Brian, a homeless manstruggling with addictions.He went to Midnight … Continue reading THE CHANGE YOU CREATE CHANGES YOU

ALL YOU REALLY NEED IS HEART

Lyrics to the song,”You Gotta Have Heart,” state the following:”You gotta have heart,miles and miles and miles of heart….All you really need is heart.When the odds are sayin you’ll never winthat’s when your grin should begin….When your luck is batten zeroGet your chin up off the floorcause you can be a heroYou can open any door.There’s nothin to it but to do it….All you really need is heart.”What does it mean “to have heart?”Helen Keller once said,”The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched.They must be felt from the heart.”Even when you’re downHEART is refusing … Continue reading ALL YOU REALLY NEED IS HEART