Promise of New Beginnings!

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1… count down to a new year, 

it’s an opportunity for a new beginning.

Each morning, when tender mercies are renewed,

forget the former things of old.

Move towards the mark of a higher calling,

press your way to a new beginning.

Put your sight on the things above,

think on the things you desire.

Out with 2017 and in with 2018!

Happy new beginning!

Inspirational Sunday – Focus

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At times, we have faced perplexity, discouragement, and desperation.  We’ve had experiences leaving us thinking life is unfair.  During these times, we felt helpless, and the challenges appeared much larger when they were not.  More than likely, those challenges were only smoke screens.

Take a different approach to looking at things. Life is what you make it.  You are in control of how you choose to see things. The old adage, “a glass is half full or half empty” is true.  If you don’t like what you see, choose to see things differently.  Adjust your focus and change your perspective.

Think of the results you desire.  Do not focus on yourself as a victim. Focus on becoming victorious.  If your challenges are physical, financial, or mental, consider yourself  “facing a challenge” instead of challenged by what you are facing.”  By this way, your perspective place you in control.

Stay focused! Stay Inspired! Choose to look at things differently!

It’s your choice.

Waiting at the Bottom

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For some, rollercoasters are invigorating and filled with exciting thrills. There’s much anticipation and anxiety.  As the ride ascends and descends through loop after loops, the body is turned upside down repeatedly, you’re entangled with emotions of laughter, tears, joy, and fear. 

Finally, when the ride ends, one, more than likely, sense of relief or excitement.

At times, isn’t life like a rollercoaster? One minute everything seems fine and suddenly a circumstance changes things. Life does change from better to worse. But, it does not stay in the same condition.

Like a rollercoaster, when you’re either up or down it seems, whenever the worse is over, there’s a sense of relief, and when things are going well it’s exciting. You want to stay in the moment.

Between the ups and downs, there’s another position. It’s a position of  remaining grounded.  The benefits of grounding yourself is when life takes you for a ride, you’re in position to brace yourself for whatever comes your way.

Through the ups and downs, you’ll remain encouraged in knowing, “no matter what”, it will come to an end. You’re find, you are like the person at the bottom of the rollercoaster  waiting for others to get off.

Find a position or posture you can remain grounded- it’s possible to live life this way.