Tag Archives: Success

The Ending

2 Aug

Life is full of ups and downs. Sometimes things go well and we sail through happy and content. It’s enjoyable when everything fits into place and we’re moving forward, but change is constant and nothing stays the same forever. We’ll all face times of hardship, trials and trouble. There is no way to know what will come tomorrow and our best plans may disintegrate and fall apart in a moment. Everyone has an idea of how they want their life to go and nobody plans on disasters and detours. We can’t see them until they arrive and when they do, our lives may be upended and confused until we figure out what’s going on and how to proceed. If we’re facing an extremely difficult situation that has us gripped in despair and worry, we may think this is the end. There is no way to survive. But that will never be true. We may struggle mightily, and we may be sure we’ll be overcome, but we have more strength and courage than we think we have. When we’re pushed to our limit we will always be able to stretch further and find the answers we need. The ending isn’t here yet. We will prevail and get through. We have already overcome many difficult challenges and have everything we need to manage whatever comes. By trusting ourselves and looking ahead, we can continue forward toward success.

If we’ve been trying to break away from something we want to change and don’t want in our lives, we may try hard to let it go. Some changes are hard to accomplish and if we’ve been trying for a long time and are still struggling, we may believe we will never win and may as well give up. It’s hard to overcome very serious issues, but just because it’s difficult doesn’t mean it’s impossible. We don’t have to do it all today. We don’t have to do everything perfectly. We can take things one step at a time, and focus on the road ahead and what we want the most. One step doesn’t seem like much, but if we take one step toward the goal every day, we will move closer to success. If we persist and keep our eyes focused ahead, we will prevail.

Sometimes it seems like everyone else has it easier than we do. They look happier, they have more money, they have better jobs, and a thousand other things we might believe. Despite the way things may look on the outside, nobody gets a perfect life with paved roads and rainbows. There is no such thing as fate and we are in control of our lives. We can do anything we like, and if we want something more than where we are, we have everything we need to accomplish it. By focusing on what we want the most instead of comparing ourselves to others, we can make a plan to move toward the destinations we desire and find great success.

Today if you aren’t happy where you are, think about what you want the most. The ending hasn’t been written yet and you can do anything you desire. Look at all the options possible and make a plan to move toward the destinations you want the most. You are stronger, wiser and more powerful than you imagine, and nothing is out of reach. Be sure and confident, and step forward. Every success is waiting and you will make them yours.

Far Far Away

6 Dec

There are many things we want to accomplish as we go through our lives.  Once we decide what we want to do, we can make a plan and begin forward toward the goal. Some things come easily and take little effort.  Others need more, and some things we desire may require a big commitment in both time and energy.  The road to the destination may be very long and it may take serious discipline and focus to reach it.  Before we begin, we will need to carefully review what will be required, and then decide if we’re willing to commit to the goal.  When an objective is far, far away and success depends on constant attention and work, it will not be easy to attain.  After seeing everything that will be required, if our lives are too complicated now, we may choose to set everything aside until we are more settled and can focus on what will be needed.  When we’re ready to start, we can take the first step forward and start our journey.  Nothing is too far away or too difficult for us to overcome, but some things will try us and push us to our limits.  There may be unforeseen complications, problems we were unaware of at the beginning, and as we strive to move forward, it may at times feel like we’re going nowhere.  A big goal requires a big commitment.  If we are determined to succeed, nothing will keep us from reaching the prize.  We have more courage and stamina than we think we have, and can find all the answers we need to prevail. Our lives are ours to design.  We can do anything and go anywhere.  We need only decide what we want, and then continue forward until we reach success.

It’s easy to coast through life.  If we want to, we can take things as they come and just go with the flow.  We can follow along and simply go through the motions, and get by just fine.  But getting by isn’t the same as living on purpose.  There is no way to reach any personal goal by sitting around and waiting for it to fall into our laps. The whole world is there for us and we can do anything, but if we want something, we actually have to DO something to get it.  Everything is possible.  By taking time to decide what we really want, and then making a plan to get it, we can have the lives we dream about.  

Everyone has their own opinions and ideas about how they think life should go and what we should do.  Some may tell us we should be happy with what we have and not try to get anything more.  They may tell us we’re reaching too far, and there is no way to win.  Opinions are just ideas and have no bearing on any decision we make.  We know who we are and what we want, and nothing can keep us from our goals.  Everything is possible and we will succeed.

Today if there’s something you want to do but you’ve been unsure you can succeed, trust yourself.  Even the longest road has an end.  You are powerful and strong, and can accomplish anything you desire.  Decide what you want and take the first step forward.  Every success is possible, and you will reach them all.

Outcomes

22 Jun

We are always in control of our lives. We can do anything we like and go anywhere we choose. Every option is available and we can design our lives in ways that bring us satisfaction and happiness. We can’t control what the world brings us or what other people do, but our decisions are ours and we can choose how we’ll manage whatever comes and what we’ll do. Sometimes we may feel unsettled where we are and desire something different. Choosing a new road is always possible, but our lives will never change if we continue to do the same things. Change requires effort and it’s impossible to go anywhere new if we stay on the same road. If we want something different, we must do something different to get it. Routines are easy and comfortable. We can stick with the same behaviors and do the same things for as long as we want, but if we do, nothing will change. If we want something more, we will have to change what we’re doing to get it. Every decision has a result and if we’re not getting the outcomes we’re seeking, we can chart a new course. Some goals and destinations require little effort and we can achieve them easily, but others may be difficult and require a lot of planning and time. All goals are possible but they might not be possible right now. If we want to change something, but can’t do what is needed to achieve it at this time, we can set it aside until our situation changes and we can begin. Every single destination is possible. Nothing is out of reach, but big changes require determination and focus. We can have the lives we dream about but they aren’t going to just appear because we’re nice people, and desire them. Nobody gets a free ride. Everyone must work for what they want. We have everything we need to accomplish anything we desire. We need only decide what we desire most, and then do what is necessary to make it ours. All our dreams can come true and we can find complete happiness. It’s all up to us.

Everyone has their own ideas about how life should go and what we should do. Some people like a very small life where they don’t have to venture beyond what is known and comfortable. If we share our ideas with them about doing something new, they may feel uncomfortable because it’s not something they would do, and try to dissuade us. They may worry that a new situation for us may change our dynamic with them. We can listen to their objections and suggestions, but we don’t need approval to do anything we desire. Our lives belong to us and with focus and persistence, we can have the lives we dream of.

We may face a situation where we’ve been working hard to accomplish something, only to discover it isn’t what we want after all. It might seem we’ve wasted our time trying to reach a goal we don’t want, but every experience gives us something of value. We can never see the end of the road from the beginning, and as we near the destination, we may change our minds. Learning what doesn’t work isn’t wasted time. It’s valuable information that will help us as we move forward. We are intelligent and wise, and have everything we need to do anything we desire. Everything is possible, and we will win.

Today if you want something new but aren’t sure you can accomplish it, trust yourself. You are stronger and more capable than you imagine. Nothing can keep you from anything you desire. Be confident and step forward with determination and clarity. Every goal is possible and you will reach success.

Feeling It

4 Feb

We make lots of connections with others as we go through our lives. We build relationships and find satisfaction and pleasure in sharing our time with those we value. Good, healthy relationships can fill our lives with joy and give us a greater sense of inclusion with the world around us. They bring us depth and interest, and benefit us in ways we don’t always recognize or comprehend until we lose them. If we want a strong connection, we must be willing to make it a priority. Getting close to someone else, learning about them and gaining their trust takes time. If we constantly put them off for one thing or another, and forget to spend time with them talking and sharing, the connection will be weak. By taking the time to listen and learn about who they are, their dreams and desires, and share our own, we’ll create strong and durable relationships that will enrich our lives. We can tell someone we love them, and they will understand the statement, but if we show them, through our time and actions, they will feel our love. Once they feel how close we are, our relationships will deepen, and we’ll get even closer. Strong bonds accentuate our lives and increase our confidence. We can always stand alone and proceed all by ourselves, but if we have others who care about us cheering us on, the road will be easier and when trouble comes, they’ll be there to offer support and comfort. We share the world with billions of people, and we’ll never know even a small fraction of them. But we can know those close to us and build connections that will lift and embellish our lives. No man is an island unto himself. We’re all in this together. By taking the time to get to know those around us and create relationships that will pave the way ahead, we’ll find great satisfaction and happiness.

Being independent is a positive asset. When we’re confident forging ahead and doing the things we want to do without needing help and support from those around us, we can accomplish much. There is a difference between being independent, and choosing to live our lives completely alone. We can have strong relationships with those around us and still be in control of our lives. The connections we build don’t dictate what we choose to do, but they can enrich our experiences as we move forward. Letting others in and sharing our lives with them will give us great benefit and deep satisfaction as we step ahead.

If we’ve been hurt by a relationship in the past, we may be hesitant to get close to anyone else – ever again. Bad things may happen, and we may suffer from time to time, but the past can never predict the future. We are wise and capable, and can learn from our experiences, and still proceed forward with confidence. Our future is ours to create, and with patience and focus, we can have the lives we want the most.

Today if you’ve been keeping to yourself and avoiding those around you, think about sharing your life a little more. There are people who care about you and want to know you. Open your life to them and let them see you shine. You are a gift to the world. Show us your light. We’re all blessed because you are here.

Beige Paint

11 Aug

There are billions of people on Earth, and each is individual. We all have our own ideas about what’s right and how things should go. Every choice is ours to make and if we make them honestly, staying true to who we really are, we have a better chance of getting the results we desire. But we share our lives with lots of other people, and some of them are strong willed and powerful. They may tell us what to do, where to go, and how they think we should live. If we’re timid and unsure, or lack self-confidence, and our choices differ, we may struggle to stand up and defend them. We might try to blend into the background to go unnoticed, and stay out of the way. By keeping our heads down and our eyes averted, we may think we’ll be overlooked. Beige paint is very neutral. It’s used a lot because it basically goes with everything. It doesn’t stand out, and is often just a plain background that few people notice. When we’re in uncomfortable situations with others, we can try to be like that – we can try to be beige paint. We might succeed in hiding, but ducking down and pretending we aren’t there will never help us reach our goals. We don’t have to fit into anyone else’s model or conform to any idea. We don’t have to shout, and get attention, but we can stand firm. We can show our true colors, red, blue, hot pink, or whatever, even if they don’t match what others are doing. Our gifts are ours alone to give, and we can express them in ways that are unique and specific to us. Beige paint has a place, but it doesn’t need to be part of who we are. The whole world is blessed by our presence, and we bring great light and variety to those around us. We can be confident in choosing our own road, and move forward toward any goal we desire.

It’s easy to work in a group when everyone has the same ideas and agrees on the same things. Conformity can pave the road ahead, but going along with others when we want something else rarely takes us where we want to go. Everyone has something to offer and insight nobody else possesses. By speaking up and sharing our thoughts with those around us, we will enrich everyone, and deepen our understanding.

There may be times when we have an idea but aren’t sure it’ll work out. What if we speak up and others think it’s stupid? What if they adopt our plan and it fails? Nothing in life is certain, and there will be times when things won’t go the way we want them to. But if we keep every idea to ourselves afraid that it might not work out, we’ll never get the chance to succeed. If the first plan falls apart, we can come up with another. There are many roads to every destination and with patience, and courage, we will find all the answers we need to reach success.

Today if you’ve been keeping a low profile, trying not to be noticed, remember you are important. Your ideas have value and you can present them with confidence. You have so much to offer. Speak up, and share your thoughts with those around you. Every success is possible, and with courage and determination, nothing can keep you from your goals. You are amazing and capable, and we’re all blessed because you are here.