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Take a stand!

Sunday, November 29, 2009

So many things come at us each day about in all areas of our life it is hard to decide what to do sometimes and yet we decide. When it comes to something for ourselves however we tend to switch to autopilot. The status quo satisfied one criteria, the job has been done, but the results were not always to our liking. At some point, the decision was made to change from the status quo and boldly venture out. You took a stand and here we are. Continue to boldly venture further out each day, build the consistency and turns those dreams into reality. You can do it and better yet you deserve it. Take a stand for yourself and when those negative thoughts enter your mind, stand tall and firm and squeeze all of the power of the obstacles that stand between you and success. You can do it!

  


Make your own luck!

Saturday, November 28, 2009

What is luck?...Often it is thought to be an accident, something that happens and is beyond a person's control...It is however the combination of preparation and opportunity...the info available through this site is preparing us, and the opportunity is really up to us to choose when to put it into practice...How lucky can you be is really up to you...Make your own luck!

  
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MERLINANDME 11/29/2009 12:41AM

    And so often we are very lucky and fail to see it. Look at your life and see the good in it. All luck. Can you see? Can you walk? Do you have clean running water? Are you warm?

Luck is often a matter of perspective.

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ERIECANALGAL 11/29/2009 12:40AM

    This is so true.We really do have to make our own luck!
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Make every day special!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Today is my birthday...which makes is particularly special to me...but everyday should be approached the same way...appreciative for each day, loving the moment, grateful for the lessons that you've learned and the trials you've survived and hopeful for many more...there will always be bumps in the road, there may even be potholes, but with each test, you've perservered...the lessons learned have made you stronger to take yet another day...make each day special for you are special and bring to the world a uniqueness that no one else can!

  
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MSMAKEOVER 12/4/2009 2:10PM

    Happy Belated Birthday....hope you enjoyed your day... emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SERENA_DOVE 11/25/2009 11:42PM

    Happy Birthday!! emoticon

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Try it, you just might like it!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Changing one's lifestyle is an awesome activity...so much to do and test...with so much on the plate, it's always easier to maintain the status quo and yet to remain stagnate in behavior and frame of mind has not made us happier...take your desire to make changes in your life and don't limit yourself (unless you're allergic, against your religion, or hurts you)...take a chance to do what is going to make you happy in the long run...keep the door open for new ideas...try it, you just might like it!

  
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SCRAPPY_RN 11/23/2009 10:56AM

    Great blog :)

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ASH72461 11/23/2009 7:00AM

  i like your idea
changing things is the hardest part
so we need to make 1 change at a time

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HAPPY-DESTINY 11/23/2009 12:30AM

    I am always 'Happy' about new ideas . .nice blog!

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XHASTEDMOMOF2 11/22/2009 10:10PM

    I like your blog!!! Very good to push ourselves out of our comfort zone, especially if we aren't liking the results we're getting in our current zone! Thanks for the reminder!!



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You gotta give some to get some!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

We live our lives as though everything is black or white, right or wrong, when in actual we spend most of our time in the gray areas...be flexible, give yourself time to step through the lessons and learn from each one...remember the story about the carrot, the egg and the coffee...

The Story:
A Carrot, An Egg, And A Cup Of Coffee

A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved, a new one arose.

Her mother took her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water and placed each on a high fire. Soon the pots came to boil. In the first pot she placed carrots. In the second pot she placed eggs. In the last pot she placed ground coffee beans. She let them sit and boil without saying a word.

In about twenty minutes she turned off the burners. She fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl. She pulled the eggs out and placed them in another bowl. Then she ladled the coffee out and placed it in a mug.

Turning to her daughter, she said, “Tell me what you see.”

”Carrots, eggs, and coffee,” the daughter replied.

Her mother brought her closer and asked her to feel the carrots. She did and noted that they were soft. The mother then asked the daughter to take an egg and break it. After pulling off the shell, she observed the hard boiled egg.

Finally, the mother asked the daughter to sip the coffee. The daughter smiled as she tasted its rich aroma. The daughter then asked, “What does it mean, mother?”

Her mother explained that each of these objects had faced the same adversity: boiling water. Each reacted differently. The carrot went in strong, hard, and unrelenting. However, after being subjected to the boiling water, it softened and became weak. The egg had been fragile. Its thin outer shell had protected its liquid interior, but after sitting through the boiling water, its inside became hardened. The ground coffee beans were unique, however. After they were in the boiling water, they had changed the water.

”Which are you?” she asked her daughter. “When adversity knocks on your door,how do you respond? Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?”

Choose to be the coffee...take steps to become the coffee...You gotta give some to get some!

  


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