Opened my Scribd today and relooked at this book, one that has so so many truths in life. It’s called The Traveler’s Gift : Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success. One of the chapters just jumped out at me, and just feel so so timely…
Gonna put some quotes here to really encourage and inspire anyone who reads this – and hopefully, motivate someone to make a change in his/her life!
I understand that the beginning of wisdom is to accept the responsibility for my own problems and that by accepting responsibility for my past, I free myself to move into a bigger, brighter future of my own choosing.
Never again will I blame my parents, my spouse, my boss or other employees for my present situation. Neither my education nor lack of one, my genetics, or the circumstantial ebb and flow of everyday life will affect my future in a negative way.
Just find this so so true because… many times when things happen, the easiest thing is to choose to push the blame to the people around you. I think I am guilty of this many times too!! But yet the hardest thing is to truly face your fears and say that you accept responsibility for every single thing that has happened to you… but with this decision, you are also opening the pathway to a bigger, brighter future 🙂
My thoughts will be constructive, never destructive. My mind will live in the solutions of the future. It will not dwell in the problems of the past. I will seek association of those who are working and striving to bring about positive change in the world.
So thankful that in HOGC, I am surrounded by world-changers every single day. People who constantly speak faith into my life, truth when I need to hear it, wisdom to motivate me to grow. Many times when I may mistakes, I am thankful that I am surrounded by friends, leaders and Pastors who accept me for who I am, mistakes and all, yet love me enough to want to speak the truth in me to motivate me to grow, so that I can walk into the destiny that God has for me 🙂 Never going to take all these for granted… going to set my mind on constructive thoughts, never going to let negativity eat away at me… because I always want to remain thankful for every single thing I’ve received 🙂
I will waste none on second thoughts. My life will not be an apology. It will be a statement.
The buck stops here. I control my thoughts. I control my emotions.
It is a decision to control my thoughts and my emotions…Choosing what I think about, what I speak about 🙂 This is really about the battlefield of the mind; I fight this daily, but I want to be in control of my thoughts and emotions and never let it affect other people, or pull other people down; instead I hope that my thoughts and emotions can inspire others, and pull others to a higher level 🙂
Challenges are gifts, opportunities to learn. Problems are the common thread running through the lives of great men and women.
Haha, such a timely thing… but I know that God is in control; and I want to grow from the challenges I am facing right now, to grow to have a bigger heart for others, to have grace for others, and to always be thankful!
Adversity is preparation for greatness.
Excited for the greatness that is to come, for the greater breakthroughs that will happen!! 🙂