No Regrets!

Live the life you have always wanted to live. If not now, when? If not you, then who? Come on! You were destined for greatness. Think like a person that has a high belief in themselves. The road to someday leads to nowhere. The time is now.

I saw a current picture of an old poster cover girl model the other day and she had aged considerably, as we all do. One of her gifts to the world was her outer beauty. Her time had passed with this gift. Have you ever met a retired sixty-year-old NFL player? Their gift had obviously passed, too, hadn’t it? Folks, don’t put all of your self-esteem in your current talent. You are not only destined for greatness, you are destined for all-time greatness. It may change like beauty or athletic ability does, but you are not your talent. You are much more than that. Be your best and elevate your gifts. Live all out now, because when they fade, they fade. At that point what makes a winner a true winner is to recognize that although their gift to the world did not last forever, their shining light will. It may be reinvention time for the next gift to the world. The time is always now!

I hope that by the time we are in our rocking chairs, looking back at what we did, we are able to say, “Thank God for a strong belief in myself. I went for it. I did my best. I have no regrets. Regardless of whether I achieved my goal or not, I went for it. I did the most I could with the most I had. I stepped up to fear. I may be at a different stage of life now and that is what happens to us all. I will never say I lived a life of quiet desperation. And that makes me happy!”

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Morning Attitude – It Can Make or Break Your Day!

Morning Attitude – It Can Make Or Break Your Day!

“Today is the beginning of a new day. God has given me this day to use as I see fit. I can waste it or grow in its light and be of service to others. Today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it. When tomorrow comes, today will be gone forever. I hope I don’t regret the price I paid for it.”

—6th Grade Outdoor Education Camp Leader
Jefferson County, 1986

morning-attitude

Do you wake up every morning to an alarm clock or an opportunity clock? Do you wake up knowing you can accomplish any goal you set? Do you expect to be blessed so you can be a blessing? If not, start tomorrow morning. No, start now! Say to yourself, “I CAN accomplish any goal I set! I DO expect to be blessed today!” It’s all about attitude. For some of you, this may be over the top. If it is, be patient, you’ll get there if you choose. All great things develop over time with consistency.

It is important to start our attitude off in the morning because a single thought in the morning can make or break our entire day! If we start the morning off with a bad memory, for example, and replay the memory in our head all day, we’ll continue to expect what we are already getting. Change it. Your attitude can be optimistic or pessimistic. It is totally your choice. How you feel most of the time is a direct result of your attitude. Optimistic people scientifically are happier, healthier, and wealthier. They have stronger energy, are enthusiastic, and have stronger immune systems. I would like to choose this one, please.

Say to yourself,

“I CAN accomplish any goal I set! I DO expect to be blessed today!”

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