WHAT THE LOVABLE UGLY DUCKLING STORY TELLS YOU ABOUT YOURSELF

No matter how ugly, how shameful, how unworthy you might feel, you are still lovable. Always remember that fact….YOU ARE LOVABLE. Accept yourself for who you are. Be assured that you are NOT who others say you are you. Always be your authentic self. Sometimes things happen in life that leave us feeling disconnected. Yet down deep we have a strong desire to be loved, to be connected, to belong. So rather than sit and feel dejected about what has happened, let it be a sign that you are to move in a new direction. Let it push you, shove … Continue reading WHAT THE LOVABLE UGLY DUCKLING STORY TELLS YOU ABOUT YOURSELF

7 REASONS WHY LOVE IS SO IMPORTANT

Love makes you feel connected to another person.To love another person and have that person love you back affects your whole outlook on life in a positive, profound way. This includes all forms of love: friendship, romantic, familial. Love makes you feel as if you can do anything.It gives you courage to try things you didn’t think you were able to do or didn’t think yo even wanted to do. You feel motivated to improve your life, set goals, accomplish new things. Love inspires you.Love makes you come alive and gives you a bright, optimistic attitude. It fills you with … Continue reading 7 REASONS WHY LOVE IS SO IMPORTANT

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

YOUR LOVE HAS GREAT POWER – USE IT FOR GOOD

Love has great power to transform lives.Love has the power to change the world. Love is more powerful than all the battles ever fought,than all the bombs ever dropped,than all the hate ever expressed,than all the pain ever caused,than all the violence ever enacted.Love heals.Love transforms.Love conquers.Love endures any circumstance, reaches across any distance.Love overcomes all barriers,jumps over hurdles,penetrates walls,climbs mountains,and carries the Flag of Hopethrough every conflict.Love lives within your heart.Think of the power you haveto do good. Continue reading YOUR LOVE HAS GREAT POWER – USE IT FOR GOOD

YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SURVIVE ANYTHING THE WORLD THROWS AT YOU

Everyone has moments when they feel likethey simply are not going to make it.They feel like they’re not going to survive.When those moments come, take a good look at yourself and remember this:Here you are. You’re alive. You made it.So far you have survived everything theworld has thrown at you.You have survived 100% of everything that has happened to you.When you think about the timesyou were knocked down and suffered pain,remember….there are two kinds of pain.Pain that hurts and you allow to linger,and pain that hurts but changes you.Somehow, someway you have made itthrough all your past painand it changed … Continue reading YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO SURVIVE ANYTHING THE WORLD THROWS AT YOU

THE SEARCH FOR MEANING IN LIFE AND FINDING IT

Everyone’s search to find meaning in life is different.Yet there are threads common to all searches.1. The first step to finding meaning in life is realizing you have the freedom of choice. You can only findmeaning in life if you choose to search for it.2. Those who have defined their purpose in lifewill be able to endure almost any struggle,and overcome almost any obstacle.Having purpose motivates.3. Everyone has burdens to carry in life. Thosewho see burdens as opportunities to learn andgrow will be those who find contentment.4. Searching for meaning in life is a spiritual journey that calls for soul-searching,sacrifice … Continue reading THE SEARCH FOR MEANING IN LIFE AND FINDING IT

ONE WORD THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

One teeny tiny two-letter wordhas the potential powerto change your entire lifein a potent, positive way.Interestingly, the two letters sitbeside each other in the alphabet.N and O = NO.Here are 10 important reasonsto learn to use the word “NO.”1. Learning to say no simplifies yourlife, frees you from anxiety, and keepsyou from feeling overwhelmed.2. Learning to say no will help yoube proud of the the fact that you arewilling to take care of yourself.3. To learn the art of saying nomeans you don’t have to lie, makeexcuses, or try to explain yourself.You simply learn to graciously decline.4. Learning to say … Continue reading ONE WORD THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE