When life seems overwhelming and meaningless, Try to focus on the little things; Like the sunlight beaming through your window, The robin perched on a faraway branch, The taste of a juicy apple, The dew bright spider's web. Those precious little wonders that our senses delight. If your spirits are still asunder, Seek the laughter of children. Your soul will surely thank you. For these are the times to seek gentle comforts, Soothing and familiar things
Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your objective. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.
I am taking back my Life and I am Doing It Today... No more meekly saying 'yes' When my heart is screaming 'no' No more taming of my feelings So my power won’t show No more hiding my exuberance From disapproving eyes No more watering down myself So my spirit won't rise No more 'smalling up' of me Pretending I am not here No more running from the music And the spotlight's in fear Even as I am speaking I am taking shape and form Harnessing my powers Like a gathering storm There's no obstacle so bold As to dare... Read more »