DON’T GET STUCK ON ONE PAGE IN LIFE

Almost everyone reaches a point in their lifewhen they feel stuck, stagnated, in a slump, out of sorts.They don’t have the energyor the interestto turn the pagein their book of Lifeand discover what’s ahead.Yet, there’s so much leftin their book,so many exciting chapters.There’s still time to turn the page.Colonel Sanders was 62 when he turned the page.Ray Croc was 52 whenhe discovered that McDonald’s was on the next page.Radha Daga was 73whe she started Triguni Foods.Susan Boyle tuned the page andbecame a successful singer at age 48.Grandma Moses was 78when she turned the page and started painting.There are many other similar stories.If you’re stuck have the … Continue reading DON’T GET STUCK ON ONE PAGE IN LIFE

ACCOMPLISH BIG THINGS A FEW MINUTES AT A TIME

Author, musician, and educator, John Erskine, was fourteen when he learned a valuable lesson about life. His piano teacher asked him, “John, how many times a week do you practice and for how long?” John replied that he tried to practice an hour each day . His teacher said, “Well, don’t do that. When you grow up, time won’t come in large chunks of time. Practice in minutes, whenever you can find time, before school, after lunch, after school, between chores. Spread your practices throughout the day and music will become part of your life.” John followed his teacher’s advice … Continue reading ACCOMPLISH BIG THINGS A FEW MINUTES AT A TIME

LET MY HEART BE FILLED WITH TODAY

Another morning breaks.Another welcome dawn.What a blessing to awaketo the gift of another day.What joy to see the lightstream through the silhouetted trees,to see the dew drops bright and glisteningon silhouetted leaves.How refreshing to feel the gentle touchof the early morning breeze.How beautiful to hear the choral singing from birdsperched proudly in the trees.O let me listen to this new day in silence,as it softly speaks to me.Let not my heart be attachedto yesterday.Let not my heart be burdenedwith a load of care.Rather,let my soul be filled with today,the beauty, the sights, the sounds,the wonders all around.Let my heart be … Continue reading LET MY HEART BE FILLED WITH TODAY

WORDS HAVE POWER TO AFFECT LIVES

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF WORDS.ONE WORD that is encouraging:”Yes.”TWO WORDS that are healing:”I’m sorry.”THREE WORDS that are reassuring:”I love you.”FOUR WORDS that are supportive:”Let me help you.”FIVE WORDS that are reconciling:”I’m willing to forgive you.”SIX WORDS that are warm and welcoming:”It’s so good to see you.”SEVEN WORDS that are bonding:”Let me give you a big hug.”EIGHT WORDS that are strengthening:”I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.”NINE WORDS that are a blessing:”May you be blessed with happiness and good health.”TEN WORDS that are inspiring:”May you dream big dreams and may your dreamscome true.”REMEMBER,Words have the POWER to AFFECT lives.Choose them … Continue reading WORDS HAVE POWER TO AFFECT LIVES

THE SKY’S THE LIMIT, OR IS IT?

Some say, “The sky’s the limit.”But is it?When we’re talking abouthopes, dreams, and possibilities,should the word “limit”even be in our vocabulary?In a way,the sky represents life,and if we’re holding our head downwardwe’ll never see the sky’s grandeur,the spectacular sunrises,the dazzling sunsets,the breathtaking rainbows.And if we do look upwardbut see only dark, dreary storm clouds,we’ll miss the endless parade ofshapes, formations, and figuresthat march by.No, the sky is not the limit.To find out, don’t look downward.Look upward.Reach for the sky, and you’ll likely touch the starts. Continue reading THE SKY’S THE LIMIT, OR IS IT?

REVIVE THE LITTLE CHILD THAT’S STILL INSIDE YOU

When you were youngthe CHILD that you werewas ALIVE withimagination, fantasy, hopes, dreams,playfulness, wonder, optimism, curiousity,whimsy, lightheartedness, idealism.So ALIVE with fun and energy,and so much more.Do you remember?And now the questions is:What happened to that child?Most people believe theyleft that child in childhood,that it’s long gone.Well, guess what.That fun-loving childis still WITHIN you.It’s waiting for you to encourage itto re-surface.It’s waiting for youto give it LIFE once again,give it freedom to come ALIVE.It’s totally up to you.You have the power to do it .SO, May this daybe the first day of NEW LIFEfor the CHILD WITHIN YOU.It’s NEVER too late to do … Continue reading REVIVE THE LITTLE CHILD THAT’S STILL INSIDE YOU