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

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEAR – HOW TO OVERCOME IT

Fear exists to keep you safe. It’s a tool you can use to make better decisions. It isn’t designed to make you inactive but to help you get the results you want. So embrace fear as something your brain is telling you there is something significant for you to overcome. It helps to name your fear, to clearly identify it. Know exactly what it is you fear. Talking with others about what it is you fear helps you put into words why you are afraid. The more you can verbalize your fear the more you can face it. Ignoring fear … Continue reading 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEAR – HOW TO OVERCOME IT

WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO YOU? WINNING OR EFFORT?

Some say that winning is everything.But is it/Whereas it’s true that winning feels good,it’s not everything.Some say wanting to win is everything.But is it?Whereas wanting to win is important,it’s not everything.You see, when it comes to winning,effort is everything.Your effort is what’s important.Trying and refusing to give upis what counts.Effort is more important than winning.It tells you more about your character.Even when you don’t win,if you know you have tried your best,if you have given your best effort,you can feel satisfiedand proud of what you have done.You can’t always win,but you can always give your best effort.That’s victory in itself.That’s … Continue reading WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO YOU? WINNING OR EFFORT?

WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED DEATH?

Life is precious.It comes just once.That’s what makes it so special.We have but one chance at it.However, death often comes twice.The first time is when somethingdies within us while we yet live.This is the worst of the two deaths.It’s being alive but feeling dead.It’s living but feeling suffocated by lossand carrying the burden daily.The second death is physical..We will all experience a physical death.To everything there is a season…a time to be born and a time to die.Though we must all walk throughthe valley of the shadow of death,we need not fear the journey.Death is merely the passage we taketo … Continue reading WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED DEATH?

WHICH FIRSTS IN YOUR LIFE DO YOU RECALL?

It’s amazing how many firststhere are in our lives.How many of these do you recall?First smile….first tooth….first step.First hug….first toy…first book.First birthday….first fear….first illness.First bicycle….first friend….first pet.First school….first day of school….first teacher.First report card….first failure….first victory.First crush….first date….first love.First sleepover….first dance….first kiss.First movie….first argument….first car.First disappointment….first loss….first funeral.First job….first paycheck….first vacation.First home….first child….first conflict.First wrinkle….first gray hair.First prayer.Never, never stop having FIRSTS. Continue reading WHICH FIRSTS IN YOUR LIFE DO YOU RECALL?

SOMETIMES I GET DISCOURAGED

Sometimes I get discouraged.It just happens.Things can seem to be very normal,when all of a sudden it hits.Discouragement…..without warning.It wraps its arms around me….gets a tight grip and squeezes….firmly.It holds me captive.My emotions start to swirl.I go from downheartednessto the depths of dismay…..and back again.I feel down. I want to give up…..give in.I see life through the dark glassesof gloom and despair.The dark nights get long…..and longer,like the dawn will never come.BUT…….the dawn DOES come.And the miracle of LIGHTmakes the darkness disappear.In the middle of the worddisCOURAGEmentis the word COURAGE.COURAGE is the LIGHTthat makes the darknessof discouragement disappear.It takes COURAGE … Continue reading SOMETIMES I GET DISCOURAGED

EMPOWER YOUR POWER – TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE

Mastering others is power.Mastering yourself is empowerment.It’s futile to try and master others.It’s fulfillment to master yourself.We’ve all made bad choices in life.We’ve all had struggles and pain.But you are NOT your mistakes.You are NOT your struggles and pain.Within you is the powerto shape your day and your future.Empower your power.Own your power.Never give your power away.Never allow others to steal your strength.It belongs to you and no one else.Within you is a wonderful story.It lies waiting to be empowered.Let go of any strings that hold you backand laugh triumphantlyat all the things and peopleyou will no longer allow to steal … Continue reading EMPOWER YOUR POWER – TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE