I AM WHOLE – A DIALOGUE WITH SELF

Some days I feel defective,like I’m flawed….imperfect.Like there’s something wrong with me.Like I’m not good enough.I doubt my value.I question my worth.I feel less than whole.It’s at this point thatI sit myself down and have aserious dialogue with myself.I say…..Self, STOP all the negative talkand get this straight:This is NOT about what othersdo or do not think about you.This is NOT how youcompare yourself with others.This is about YOU.This is about whatYOU are doing to yourself.So, STOP the negativesand get with the positives.Get with what’s TRUE.What’s true is that you are WHOLE.You are not defective.Wholeness has nothing to do witha … Continue reading I AM WHOLE – A DIALOGUE WITH SELF

PERSEVERANCE LEADS TO SUCCESS

Perseveranceis a big word, a very important word,but what does it mean?When you persevereyou maintain a purposein spite of difficulties, obstacles,or discouragement.You continue onward, steadfastly.You don’t give up.You keep going.Perseverance is strength, it’s power.It’s one of the most important qualitiesof people who succeed in life.Now look at the fifth line above again.Look at the word PURPOSE.That’s the SECRET to perseverance.People who PERSEVERE and SUCCEEDare those who have a STRONG,WELL-DEFINED sense of PURPOSE.They are PASSIONATE about whatthey want to accomplish, their goal.That’s the bottom line.If you want to SUCCEED at somethingmake sure you are very clear about your PURPOSEand be PASSIONATE about … Continue reading PERSEVERANCE LEADS TO SUCCESS

PARABLE OF THE GIRL NOBODY WANTED

In one of the border skirmishes that the Russians had with the Ukrainians, little six-year old Anna‘s parents were killed and she was placed in an orphanage. Americans often visited the Ukraine to find children to adopt.  On this one occasion, a group of American couples were at the orphanage talking to the children, hoping to discover at least one child that would appeal to them, one they could adopt and love and take home to America. Anna was never chosen when the Americans came.  Perhaps it was partly her unkempt appearance.  Perhaps it was partly the smudges on her … Continue reading PARABLE OF THE GIRL NOBODY WANTED