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Super Glue

3 Mar

There are endless opportunities and possibilities available to us as we navigate through our lives. We can do anything we like and go anywhere we want. The whole world is there for us and nothing is out of reach if we’re willing to do what is needed to make it ours. Life can be complicated and we might face a time when we’re in a situation we don’t like but feel compelled to stay. Our reasons may be varied and wide in scope. Maybe we’re staying in a job we hate because it’s a family business and there’s pressure to remain. Maybe we continue a personal relationship that isn’t working because there’s history and we’re afraid of what will happen if we leave. It may seem that what we know, even if we’re not happy, is better than the unknown before us. We can do anything we like and can stay where we are for as long as we choose, but the chances of things improving on their own are slim. Bad, uncomfortable, and undesirable situations will not morph into something wonderful just because we want them to. Our lives belong to us and we’re in control of them. There is no way to escape the fact that in the end we chose the lives we want the most. We own every choice we make, even if that choice is to do nothing. We are important and our happiness is our own responsibility. If we don’t feel fulfilled and content where we are, if our connections aren’t making us happy and if what we’re doing isn’t moving us forward, we can change. We are the only ones who can hold us in place indefinitely. Every option we dream of, every destination we think about, is possible. By deciding what we want the most, and then taking the first step forward, we can move toward the goals we desire and have the lives we dream of. Nothing is too difficult or too complex for us to manage. Every blessing is possible, and with focus and determination, we will succeed.

Super Glue is a great product when we want something to stick and not move. There may be times when we feel like we’re stuck in a situation we don’t want, but we feel unable to move. We may think we’re stuck forever, but that will never be true. We are never Super Glued in place. There will always be other options around us, and every chance to improve. We don’t have to keep our heads down and endure anything when we’re ready to move on. Countless roads await and unlimited options are possible. We already possess everything we need to do anything we like. By trusting ourselves and stepping forward, confident of success, we will prevail.

Some people are comfortable with conformity. They like everything to stay the same, and prefer routine and repetition over trying new things. It’s comfortable to do same things over and over again, knowing what to expect, but that will never move us forward. We all have great potential for success, but potential means nothing without effort. When we’re ready to start toward something new or change aspects of our lives, we can look at everything possible and choose the best road ahead. We are stronger, wiser and more powerful than we think we are, and nothing is beyond our reach.

Today if you want to change your personal situation but have been afraid to step forward, trust yourself. You are strong and capable, and can do anything you desire. Decide what you want the most, and take the first step forward. Then take the next, and soon you’ll be exactly where you want to be. Every single destination is possible and nothing can keep you from success. Stand strong and be confident. The whole world is there for you, and you will prevail.

Things That Matter

28 Feb

Life is complicated and unpredictable. We never know what will happen next and it’s impossible to see how any situation will eventually end up. We’ll face endless challenges and sometimes just when it looks like everything is settling down, something else pops up that tangles and confuses. The superficial stuff that doesn’t matter is generally easy to manage, but what is important and has the potential for a big impact on our lives can be intense and complex. Things that matter are often hard to navigate, and may take all our attention and energy to manage. Big health decisions, sudden changes in our financial status, family complications, and a host of other difficult and consuming issues may arise. When serious concerns come, everything else may fall by the wayside as we try to figure out what to do and how to proceed. It may feel as though time has stopped, everything is frozen in place, and we may be overwhelmed with the decisions we need to make. Finding the best way forward may take serious thought and consideration, and we may doubt our ability to get through. When everything is upside down, and the road ahead is unknown and unclear, it’s hard to feel confident and sure. At first, we may think there is no way we’ll survive, but we are stronger than we imagine, and as the moments tick by and our understanding increases, we will find our footing. Difficult, horrible, disastrous things may happen. We might lose everything we hold dear, but as long as we’re still breathing, success is possible. Hard times come to everyone, and our worst dreams may appear, but we are stronger than we imagine, and have all the wisdom and insight necessary to find every answer we need. We will never face a time so terrible that there is no way through. By standing firm and trusting ourselves, and reaching deep for the courage within, we will prevail. Even in darkness and despair, our dreams are still there for us. Nothing can hold us in place indefinitely, and with patience and determination, we will succeed.

There is no way to know the whole story of what is happening unless it’s happening to us. We may see someone struggling with what appears to be a simple situation with an easy answer, but there may be hidden complications we cannot see. We’re all different and some people prefer to keep their personal issues to themselves. We may offer our assistance if they reach out to us for help, but if the issue is private, they may prefer to keep it to themselves. We’re all more connected than we imagine, and by being supportive and caring, we can be an anchor during times of intense duress.

When our lives take a difficult turn, the skies overhead are dark and it’s hard to see the way forward, we may be concerned and unsettled. It’s hard to know what to do when everything is unsure and foreign, but we have already been through hard and complicated issues, and found our way through. There will always be a way forward and all the answers we need are already there for us. By taking our time, and trusting our instincts, we will find the way ahead and reach the destinations we desire. There will never be anything too awful or confusing for us to figure out. We are strong and wise, and will prevail.

Today if something has turned your world upside down and you feel lost and unsure, trust yourself. You are wiser and more powerful than you think you are. Stand strong and look at all the options possible. Every answer is there and you will find your way forward. All your dreams are still possible and nothing can keep you from success. Trust yourself and step forward. The road ahead is waiting, and you will win.

Freeze Frame

18 Feb

Everyone experiences many successes and things that go well. When our plans work out and the road ahead is clear and open, we feel happy and content, and sure we’ll arrive at the destinations we’ve chosen. But not every experience is good, and we’ll all suffer through disappointment and failure from time to time. Nobody is perfect and there is no way to get everything right every time. If we’ve gone through a big defeat that has impacted us greatly, we may feel the pain of loss for a long time. If we really missed the mark and the setback is intense, we might believe we’re doomed to fail going forward. We may struggle with self confidence and wonder if we’ll ever do anything well again. Life is continual and change is constant. Although our memories may hold everything frozen in time, nothing is permanent. Our past experiences teach us important lessons, and if we’ve fallen down, those lessons may be painful and difficult. It may be hard to believe we’ll ever be successful again, but the past is behind us and cannot predict the future. We aren’t forever cursed with failure just because of a bad experience. By learning all we can from what’s already happened, we can take great knowledge forward to help us moving ahead. We learn as we go, and each experience has something of value. We are wiser than we think we are, and can do amazing things. There is greatness in us all, and with patience and determination, every goal is possible.

If we’re out walking, and slip and fall, we don’t stay down and bemoan our situation. We get back up, brush ourselves off and continue on. If we go through a terrible mistake, and everything falls apart, we might stumble and fall. But we don’t have to stay down. We can look at everything that’s happened objectively, think about how we want to proceed, and then stand back up and start forward. There are unlimited destinations before us, and we have what we need to find the way ahead and reach success.

Everyone goes through hard times. We might face a time when no matter what we do, nothing works out. Every decision seems doomed to failure, and we may feel lost and confused. When we’re unsure about how to proceed, we can stop and stand still for a time, look at all the options possible, and then choose our next steps. The road may get twisted around and we might get tangled up, but we are intelligent and will find all the answers we need to move toward success.

Today if you’re unsure and doubting yourself, remember all the times you’ve already overcome difficulty and succeeded. You are strong and powerful, and have everything you need to do anything you desire. Decide what you want the most, and step forward with confidence. Every success is already there, waiting for you. Move forward and make it yours.

One Tiny Star

16 Feb

We experience all kinds of ups and downs as we go through our lives. There will be many different situations and we’ll be happy, sad, stressed, relieved, scared, irritated, and thousands of other possibilities. We can’t see beyond where we are and there is no way to predict what will happen next. Everything may be moving along well when suddenly there is a turn, something changes, and everything is upside down. We’ll all face times of difficulty and grief, and when it’s extreme, the darkness may be pervasive and intense. When things are going wrong, when we’re alone and bereft, when it seems there is no hope, we may be overwhelmed and convinced we will not survive. It’s hard to believe in light when all we can see is darkness ahead. But even on the darkest night, even when it feels like all is lost, there will still be one tiny star, one glint of brightness still visible in the distance. There will never be a time, no matter how bad things get, when everything is black. There will always be something good waiting in the wings. By focusing on the one small thing that’s going right, we will find the courage we need to continue on. Even if we lose everything, all our friends desert us, our lover walks away, all our money disappears, our cars are repossessed, we get fired from our jobs, and absolutely nothing is going right, it’s not the end. It may be a horrible, stressful, hard time, but it’s not the end of our lives. We’re still here, still breathing, and there is still great potential for the road ahead. Life is unpredictable, and every day will bring something new, but nothing is powerful enough to overcome us and hold us in place forever. We are stronger and more powerful than we think we are, and will find our way through whatever comes.

There are a lot of things that can go wrong, and if we constantly think about the potential for disaster, we may never extend ourselves beyond what we know. There is comfort in familiarity and routine, but we have unlimited potential and can trust ourselves to reach further. There might be complications, but we are intelligent and can manage them. There might be problems, but we are wise and will find our way.

We may suffer through loss and disappointment that’s so great we feel paralyzed with pain. Grief and despair are not easy to navigate, but they cannot last forever. Change is constant, and no matter what we’re facing today, in time, it will change. The sun will shine again, our spirits will lift, and we’ll begin to look forward with confidence. There will always be something that’s working, and by focusing on what’s going right, we can move ahead sure of success.

Today if you’re going through serious trials, and it’s dark and threatening, look at everything objectively. There is still one tiny star shining light for you. Stand strong and take a step forward. Nothing can hold you down when you’re ready to move. Be wise and confident. Every blessing and every success is still there for you, and nothing can keep you from them.

A Million Steps

11 Feb

We all have ideas about what we want to do, where we want to go, and the kind of people we want to be. When we ponder the attributes we want to gain and master, we may be overwhelmed at how far we have to go and hard it will be to achieve them. It may seem like we’ll have to take a million steps – a million steps forward just to get there. It might be difficult, it might be far away, and it might take a long time to reach the goal. If we aren’t determined to win, the chances of success will be slim. But if we really want the goal, if we’ve set our minds on reaching it, it does not matter how hard the journey will be or how long it will take. Every step forward will take us closer. On days when we feel confident and energetic, we may move the ball far ahead. Other times when our lives are complicated and we’re stressed, nothing may change. The goal will always be there waiting, and there will always be a way to reach it. We don’t have to get there today, or tomorrow, next week or even next year. There is no cutoff date or end that will stop us from pressing ahead. With persistence and patience, we can proceed in ways that move us closer, and in time, however long it takes, we will succeed. Every destination is possible and we are stronger and wiser than we think we are. Nothing can keep us from reaching any goal we desire.

There are often many responsibilities and tasks we need to address. We have families, friends, jobs, and endless things that take our focus and keep us busy. It’s important to take care of our lives and do what needs to be done, but even when we’re busy, we can set time aside for what we most want to accomplish. By keeping our personal goals in focus and doing something every day to move us a little closer, we will reach every destination we desire.

Our personal choices are ours to make and we don’t need anyone else’s agreement or permission. If the goal is difficult and we’ve been pushing forward for a while, someone may tell us to give it up. They may say it’s too hard and we should be happy with what we have. We can certainly take any advice we like, but nobody knows us better than we know ourselves. We know what we want, and with focus and determination, we will have it.

Today if you want a change in your life, but it’s far away and hard to reach, trust yourself. You are amazing and powerful, and nothing is too difficult for you to manage. Step forward toward your dreams and keep your eyes focused on the goal. Every single destination is already there for you. Be confident and stand strong. You are incredibly capable, and you will prevail.