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

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

THERE’S POWER IN THE PAUSE

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

FOUR THINGS A WISE PERSON SAID TO ME

A WISE PERSON ONCE SAID TO ME, ”My friend, within you, and within all human beings, are FOUR important gifts: A CREATIVE IMAGINATION that has no limits and allows you to dream dreams as high as the sky and as wide and deep as the ocean; A CONSCIENCE to guide you in all of your decisions and actions; STRENGTH to carry you through all the storms and hurdles in life; POWER to choose what is best for you, to change and grow as a person, to be happy and fulfilled. Think deeply about what I have said to you. GO … Continue reading FOUR THINGS A WISE PERSON SAID TO ME

MARY LOVES THE LAMB, YOU KNOW

There’s an old anecdote that goes like this: ”What makes the lamb love Mary so?”’ the curious child asked. ”Why, Mary loves the lamb, you know,” the wise teacher replied. It’s a truism. We tend to love those who first loved us. The lamb loves Mary because Mary first loved the lamb. We respond to someone’s gift of love because it encourages us, comforts us, motivates us, inspires us, makes us feel special and valued No other emotion has such an impact. To be loved inspires us to love back, to give what we have already received. In turn, the … Continue reading MARY LOVES THE LAMB, YOU KNOW

THIS IS WHAT I KNOW — THE MIND HAS POWER

My life is limited ONLY by the thoughts I think. ONLY if in my mind I dream big dreams can big dreams in my life come true. ONLY if in my mind I think happiness can a life of joy be mine. ONLY if in my mind I think compassion can my heart be drawn to serve. I BECOME WHAT I THINK. But I can only become what I think IF I first think what I want to become. THINKING CAN MAKE IT SO What I think in my mind becomes the blueprint for what I can achieve. MY MIND … Continue reading THIS IS WHAT I KNOW — THE MIND HAS POWER

FEELING ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Once there was a man who wished he could be happy and be on top of the world. Every morning he would get up and look out the window and see his neighbor who always had a smile on his face and walked with a bounce in his step. He always seemed so happy. The man was envious of his neighbor. ”How can he be so upbeat and happy?” he thought. ”How can he be on top of the world every day when there are so many problems, so many things to be concerned about?” One day he could stand … Continue reading FEELING ON TOP OF THE WORLD