HOW TO BE A WINNER EVERY TIME

Winning always begins with attitude. Right from the start, your outlook is positive because you know you’re going to be a winner regardless of the results. You realize that winning is important but even more important is effort. If you work hard and give your very best effort, you will, without question, be a winner. Winning is not about winning. It’s about wanting to win. It’s about desire. It’s about determination. It’s about being motivated to reach the finish line. It’s about not giving up. It’s about falling down, getting back up, and having the courage to keep on going. … Continue reading HOW TO BE A WINNER EVERY TIME

WHERE YOU CAN FIND THE SPARK THAT WILL LIGHT YOUR FIRE

Deep within you lies a fire and the smallest spark will ignite that fire. It only takes one small spark. But when that fire ignites….POOF! POW! Your whole being will change. You will come alive. You will see things differently. Suddenly everything will seem possible. And if you listen carefully, you will hear that fire deep within you whispering softly, “Good things can happen. Things can be different. There’s hope. Your whole life can light up. It can change. Believe that things are possible because they are. But you must light the fire that’s within you. It’s up to YOU … Continue reading WHERE YOU CAN FIND THE SPARK THAT WILL LIGHT YOUR FIRE

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

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

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

5 IMPORTANT THINGS ON YOUR TO DO LIST

(1) Make the decision to close all doorsthat are leading you to nowhere.Open wide the doors that lead tohappiness, fulfillment and well-being.Choose a path and enjoy the journey.And as you travel, take the time tolisten to nature and admire the rainbows.(2) Write your life story.Much of your story is already written.You can’t change the beginning or part of the middle that is already finished.Work on writing a good ending.Make it your story, not what others think it should be.(3) Be willing to take risks.As you travel down your chosen path,you can’t always play it safe.If you want to reach your … Continue reading 5 IMPORTANT THINGS ON YOUR TO DO LIST

WHAT IS LIFE?

A small boy sat on his father’s lap and asked,”Father, what is life?”His father became reflective and after a long pause said,”Life is a long journey, my son.It’s a journey whereby you mustcarefully observe the worldaround you and grow inwisdom and understandingand the ability to serve.When you see hunger and poverty,you will learn to show compassion.When you see fear and hate,you will discover the power of love.When you see anger and conflict,you will find ways to create peace.Where you see hurt and pain, you will teach the healing power of forgiveness.When you see sadness and despair,you will inspire hope and … Continue reading WHAT IS LIFE?