So often, I have found that people try to compare themselves and their lives with others. The youth of today are always attempting to compare themselves with their peers, with movie stars and others; in fact, they use those words with their parents when they want to get something or gain a point. It has become an epidemic in the world—craving to keep up with what other possess. You will not be able to attain a true sense of
As we are approaching the New Year, isn’t it time to let go of the past and start over again? I have been observing how many people are taking a chance and making changes in their lives that most likely will bring forth greater meaning and purpose for them in this upcoming New Year.
Who are you? The power of the words: “I am” begins with your personal declaration of “I am ________”. (you fill in the blank)
I recently heard the evangelist, Joel Olsen speak about the power of the “I am” and his words were inspirational and transformational. For when we want to empower ourselves, it is important to believe in ourselves and who we are.
Hummingbirds are amazing creatures of Earth. They are the smallest bird in the world, yet they possess great power and abilities. It flies and flitters and when you watch their movement you become enchanted by their agility and speed. Their long beaks or bills enable them to feed in some of the most exotic flowers in the world as they dine on nectar.
Are you one of those people who have made so many commitments that you are having a hard time keeping them? You have compromised your health and sacrificed your family life because you had a strong need to help others. You are a leader in your community but you fail your family. So how do you accomplish all the tasks that you feel committed to or are you in the danger zone in your life where you have lost control of your true purpose and chose to over-program
Learning to live a self-disciplined life allows us to control our tongue; that is, we can speak from wisdom not conceit and from understanding not brazenness. A self-disciplined person enables him/her to be focused and centered on those talents that will help you reach your reach your highest potential in a timely manner.
Bitterness is poison that affects your attitude and the way you live your life. You may have a good reason to feel bitterness but it does not improve the quality of your life. It does instead alter your attitude and behavior and causes you to live without joy and inner peace. When you feel upset or bitter, maybe this is the time to call in your
We spend too much time trying to get others approval, acceptance and love.
This article is well timed because in our country we have just come out of two bad hurricanes and wild fires. We can all find a reason to be negative and live in fear, worry and self-pity but if you refuse to give these negative emotions your attention, you can easily move beyond them and arrive at the door of inner peace.
Times do get tough; sometimes we want to give up because things don’t seem fair. We get discouraged and think maybe what I want isn’t meant to be for me, yet I want you to know just because your life gets tough, don’t give up, give in or get so discouraged that you settle for mediocrity.