FRIDAY IS FREE-DAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

Friday is Free-Day! It was created to give you the opportunity to reflect on any conflict, mistakes, or struggles you had during the week and FREE them from your mind. Let go of them, get entirely rid of them, and end your week with peace of mind. Remember, “let go” means to “STOP holding onto something.” Free-Day is when you look back over the week and forgive anyone who has upset or hurt you in some way, intentionally or unintentionally. You can forgive because forgiveness doesn’t make the other person right….it makes YOU FREE. It lifts the burden off your … Continue reading FRIDAY IS FREE-DAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

TEN UPLIFTING MORNING THOUGHTS TO JUMP START YOUR DAY

1. May you always walk in sunshine with a rainbow in each day.2. May the kindness you spread this day keep coming back to you.3. May your day be filled with blessings like the sun lights up the sky.4. May joy always fill your heart and peace rest within your soul.5. May your life be filled with dreaming and may your best dreams come true.6. For every struggle you face may a faithful friend be there to help you through.7. When you count your blessings, always count your dearest friends twice.8. Like the birds that soar above you, may you … Continue reading TEN UPLIFTING MORNING THOUGHTS TO JUMP START YOUR DAY

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

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

WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE TO DO WITH TODAY? YOU HAVE ONE DAY TO DO IT?

This is the beginning of a new day.It’s a gift for you to use as you choose.Be determined to not start your daywith the broken pieces of yesterday.You cannot have a better day ifyou’re hanging on to yesterday’s struggles.Hang on to the memories of yesterdaythat bring comfort and healingbut let go of the rest.Focus on today.Choose to do something good.Remember,what you choose to do today is significantbecause when tomorrow comesthis day will be gone forever.It will be something that you have left behind.You will never be able to change it.You will never be able to add to itor take something … Continue reading WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE TO DO WITH TODAY? YOU HAVE ONE DAY TO DO IT?

SOMETIMES I STRUGGLE

Sometimes I struggle.I don’t always know what it isthat I’m struggling about.I just feel the struggle inside me.I know it sounds crazy butonce when I was really strugglingI looked up the definition to seewhat the dictionary said I was doing.”A struggle is making an effort to dosomething in the face of difficulties.”That definition surprised me.But it gave me a better perspective.I didn’t realize that when I struggleI’m not giving up. I’m not giving in.I’m actually doing SOMETHING.I’m making an effort to do SOMETHINGabout what it is I’m dealing with.That really helped me. Gave me hope.How I face my struggles tells … Continue reading SOMETIMES I STRUGGLE

WHEN THINGS AREN’T GOING WELL, HIT “PAUSE” AND “RESTART”

Some days things just don’t go so well.Some days you feel like you’ve fallenand you can’t get up,and you don’t even want to get up.Some days you feel like you’re stuck in a rut.You feel like you’re wading in yucky muck.You’re convinced someone turned off your go-powerand your whole system has been disabled.You’re in complete shut-down mode.Nothing is functioning.But wait…..do NOT be dismayed.There’s something you can do.There’s a remote in your mind.The first thing you need to do ishit “PAUSE.”Step back from whatever you’re doing,take a deep breathand momentarily let the world go by.Talk to yourself and say,”Now wait a … Continue reading WHEN THINGS AREN’T GOING WELL, HIT “PAUSE” AND “RESTART”