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A lot of people don’t want to make their own decisions. They’re too scared. It’s much easier to be told what to do. If somehow they fail, they wont have to take responsibility for their actions for there's always that self talk of: "Well, they told me to to." But what if they achieve victory. Wouldn't it be a wonderful accomplishment to feel that assertiveness? That pride of "I did it" and "I made the right choice". Life has many gambles, it can go either way. However, taking life decisions in your own hands is the first step in growing,... Read more »
When we wish and seek to help others, our attitude is more positive and relationships become easier. We are less afraid and have less anxiety. Otherwise we remain shy and hesitant, and feel the need to take a thousand precautions before we approach people. When our intentions are good, we have greater self-confidence and are stronger. This is how we learn to understand how precious and valuable kindness is.
There was a little boy who had a bad temper... Observing that his father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few weeks as he learned to control his anger, the number of nails hammered daily, gradually dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper than to drive those nails into the fence. Finally the day came when the boy didn’t lose his temper at... Read more »
Hold on to what is good even if it is a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe even if it is a tree which stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do even if it is a long way from here. Hold on to life even when it is easier letting go. Hold on to my hand even when I have gone away from you.
“When I got home that night as my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes. Suddenly I didn’t know how to open my mouth. But I had to let her know what I was thinking. I want a divorce. I raised the topic calmly. She didn’t seem to be annoyed by my words, instead she asked me softly, why? I avoided her question. This made her angry. She threw away the chopsticks and shouted at me, you are... Read more »
Take Courage! I can't change what you're all going through, I have no words to make a difference, no answers or solutions to make things easier for you. But if it helps in any way I want to say I care. Please know that even when you are lonely, you are not alone. I'll be there supporting you with my thoughts, cheering you with all my strength, praying for you with all my heart. For whatever you need, for as long as it takes - lean on my love.
Loving and supporting someone is not the same as loving and supporting someone's actions if they are harming themselves or others. The first, encourages, the second, enables. It takes courage to say, "I love you, but I can't support what you're doing." But that will give them incentive to change much more than hoping they'll change ever will. Easier said than done, but better done than only wished for.
Trust doesn't disappear all at once. It gets worn away with every lie; big or small. But once it's gone, everything looks like a lie and the relationship cannot function. It's easier to maintain trust than it is to try to rebuild it out of what little may be left.