Tag Archives: Eternity

Purpose

7 Sep

There are endless things we can do in life, unlimited places to visit, and innumerable experiences to be had. Every destination awaits, but if we want to accomplish something, we must be willing to do what is needed to make it ours and purposely step forward determined to obtain it. The world is huge and nothing is too difficult if we want it badly enough. Our lives are ours to design, and whatever we want is possible, but our dreams won’t just appear because we want them, or feel we deserve them. Coasting along, doing what everyone else thinks we should do, or riding in the back seat will never take us where we really want to go. Just taking things as they come and following our noses around from one place to the next will not get us what we want the most. Nobody knows us better than we know ourselves, and when we’re ready, we can reach any goal we desire. Our futures are ours to choose. Every road is there for us and nothing is out of reach. By believing in our ability to succeed, and then stepping forward with confidence, we can find success. There is great satisfaction and happiness in living our lives exactly as we desire. We are unique and powerful, and with determination and focus, can do anything. The lives we want the most are possible, and we can make choices that take us closer to them. Success is there for us, and we will prevail.

Some roads are hard and difficult. It may take a long journey to reach a goal we desire. If there have been many complications, twists and turns, and moving ahead has been arduous, we may think we can’t do it. We may believe it’s just too hard and there is no way we’ll ever succeed. Nobody wants to suffer, and when trials come we can always throw our hands up and surrender. We can give up and walk away, but we cannot succeed by quitting. If we’re determined, nothing is powerful enough to hold us down indefinitely. Every goal is reachable even when it’s dark and hard to see. We can endure what we must and reach success.

Running 100 miles seems impossible. Looking at the entire journey from the beginning may overwhelm us, and we may shrink back and hesitate to begin. We can’t imagine how we’ll ever run the entire distance, but we can run one mile today. Tomorrow we can run another, and before we realize it, we will have completed the journey. We don’t have to do everything all at once. We can take our time, take one step and then the next, and with persistence and perseverance, we will succeed.

Today decide what you want the most, and take the first step forward. Every goal is possible and nothing is too difficult for you to accomplish. Stay focused and each day move closer to the goal. You are stronger and more powerful than you realize, and can accomplish anything you desire. Keep your eyes focused on the road ahead and move with purpose. Every dream is waiting, and you will make them yours.

The Long Game

20 Aug

Life is full of details, complications, and unexpected situations. We never know what will happen next. Sometimes things go well and we move along with little discomfort. Other times we run up against a wall or get stuck in a mire of trouble and grief. Everyone has their own plans for moving forward, but we might make a wrong turn that takes us far away from where we want to go. Or something devastating may happen that knocks the wind out of us and we’re sure we’ll never be right again. Life is unpredictable and it’s certain we’ll all face very difficult, even crushing moments. It may feel like the end of the world at first, but we can step back and take a long view of things. Looking at eternity – will this matter? Too big? Okay, think about five years from now. Will what’s happening now affect our lives five years from now? It’s rare to face anything with that kind of lasting impact. Yes, it could happen, but generally what we’re going through is transient and passing. Even when we’re suffering, if we look at the long game, we can be confident that we’ll not only survive, but come out stronger and more confident because of the experience. Everyone gets some paved, easy roads, but with those we’ll also face some hard and rocky hills we must climb. Trouble will come, we will be tried and tested, but nothing can keep us from success. We are stronger and more powerful than we think we are, and will prevail. Every goal, every destination, every dream is possible. We can stay the course no matter what happens, and make them ours.

We all have things we think we could never survive. The death of a loved one, a disaster, the loss of a child, and a thousand other things. There is no way to know what will come, but one thing is certain. There is no problem so difficult or extreme that we cannot find a way through. The answers will always be there for us. We will find the key to every door we need to open, and with patience and determination, will prevail. Life is uncertain, but we are highly capable. Nothing can hold us down forever, and no matter what we’re facing, we will succeed.

We might face a time when we’re facing not one very difficult challenge, but several at the same time. It’s like someone pulled the lid off the trouble box and poured it all over our lives. Everywhere we turn we may run into difficulty and challenge. When we’re overcome and stressed, it can be hard to see the light ahead or believe we’ll prevail. But change is constant, and no matter what we’re experiencing now, it’s not permanent. We can hold on, put our shoulder into the wind, and keep walking forward. Nothing can stay the same forever and we will get through.

Today if you are overcome with trouble and it seems there is no way out, trust yourself. Look at everything objectively and the answers will appear. You are intelligent and powerful, and nothing is strong enough to hold you down indefinitely. Step forward and keep your eyes focused on the road ahead. Every success is waiting and you will reach them all.

Maybe Today

7 Jul

We always know what we want and where we want to go. When everything is in our control, we can step ahead and reach any destination with confidence. But we aren’t alone in the world, and sometimes we may get stuck because of someone else’s choices, or because the timing isn’t there for us. One of the hardest experiences we have may be when we must wait for something we really want. We have no way of reading the future, and can’t know what will happen. We want things to fall into place so we can reach success. If it’s all up to us, we can reach any goal. However, there may be times when we’ve done all we can, but still we aren’t there, and must wait. Waiting is hard and if it continues for a long time, can be maddening. It’s difficult to be patient and stand still when all we can think about is moving ahead. We have complete control over our own decisions and the things we do, but that’s where the control ends. We may be able to force some situations, but often we are powerless over what’s happening. Everyone makes their own decisions and decides on their own time frames. We can’t make them move more quickly, pay attention to what we want, or make our needs a priority. We know where we want to go, but getting there isn’t always easy. We can always give our input to others involved, and try to press what’s important to us, but in the end, we may still have to wait. We can give in to frustration and anger, or we can use the time to plan for when things change. Nothing stays the same forever, and eventually, we’ll be able to advance. Every success will always be there for us, and in time, however long that takes, we’ll reach it.

If we’ve been waiting for a long time for a specific door to open, those around us may encourage us to give up. They may tell us it’s foolish to keep waiting and we should just change direction and focus on something else. There will always be many opportunities available and we can alter our course at any time. We are the only ones who know what we really want, and if the goal is still important to us, we can hang onto it until things change. If we’ve moved on, we can let it go, and focus on something new.

Time waits for no one, and moves forward whether we’re moving with it or standing still. Waiting for something to happen so we can achieve a goal doesn’t mean we have to put our whole lives in a holding pattern. While we wait, we can focus on other destinations and continue moving forward. There are unlimited things we can accomplish, and nothing can hold us in place. We are talented and intelligent, and will find success. The whole world is there for us, and with clarity and certainty, we can reach any destination.

Today if you’ve been waiting for something you really want, and it’s still out of reach, remember how capable and wise you are. Focus on the goals that are available to you today, and move forward with confidence. Nothing can keep you from success. You are amazing and strong, and will find the way to every destination you desire.