Your Personal Vision For Your Life
“A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position”– John Maxwell
This quote form John Maxwell is so rich with truth. The key words here are “vision” and passion.What is your vision for your life? What is your vision for your career? Your health? Your relationship? And so on…Take some time today to re-aquaint yourself with your personal vision for your life. How do you see your ultimate life unfolding?
Notice how your own sense of passion becomes activated as you think about your ultimate vision.What are you passionate about? Have you been neglecting some of your passions due to a hectic schedule?Just for today, remind yourself about all of these things. Recognize areas of opportunity to re-introduce your passions back into your regular routine.
Being Aware Of Your Own Self Worth
“Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” — Oscar Wilde
This quote is really all about self worth. In our materialistic world, it becomes very easy to look externally and simply compare what we have (and more often, what we lack) versus other people.The truth is every person has amazing gifts, talents and passions that can brought to the surface and expressed in a way that far exceeds any of that material insignificance.
For some people, it is that ability to help a friend pull themselves out of a rut and find happiness. For other people that personal gift may be expressed in a specific hobby or talent where other people look at the result in awe.The same goes for you.Use today to focus on those aspects of yourself that CANNOT be taken from you. Imagine you were dropped in a new land with nothing but the clothes on your back. How would you use the gifts you already possess to make a new life for yourself?
Remembering The Importance Of Persistence
“The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.”– Napoleon Hill
First of all let me address this quote. Given the times that Mr. Hill lived in, we can forgive him for using the term “men” but let’s agree that this quote applies to everyone equally.If we are completely honest with ourselves, every one of us has come up short when it comes to finding plans that work. In fact, in most cases, when we have a new idea that we want to implement in our lives, our first attempts almost always falls short.
There is no “failure” per se but rather, a choice. Do we choose to draft new plans and keep going? Or do we give up on the idea and move on.The first thing you should recognize is that this quote should be taken to heart when it comes to fulfilling your ultimate goals and dreams in life. I’m talking about that goal you may have to ditch your desk job and start the animal sanctuary you’ve always dreamed of owning…. you know what I mean… the BIG dreams.
Right now you may be working on a big goal or a big idea and things may not be going so well. Remember this quote and remember to adjust, adapt and expand your ideas but NEVER give up if the goal is important to you.You can do it… you just need to persist. And sometimesthat persistence will be the only thing to keep you going.
Action Is The KEY To Success
“If your desire is to do good there is no need to wait for money before you do it; you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are.”– James Allen
This quote from James Allen carries profound wisdom, truth and power.Let this quote help you bring your awareness back to the present moment. Realize that anything you want to do CAN BE DONE just where you stand right now.
One little action is all it takes.One action leads to a second action. Things begin to happen and before you know if you have momentum.Think about anything you may have built or designed in your lifetime. A painting, a puzzle, your garden, and so on.They all started with the first brush stroke, the first puzzle piece, or the first shovel of dirt.There is power in every moment you decide to act.So act!
Understanding What Gives Your Life Meaning
“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”– Mitch Albom
First things first. Take a few minutes to really contemplate this question… “Does your life have meaning?”Some people are totally in touch with what’s important and their lives have so much meaning and abundance. The majority of people, unfortunately, have lost touch with this part of themselves.
Their lives lack meaning. They have forgotten about the things that are most important in favor of the things they “have” to do.They spend more time surfing the web and watching TV than they do in true connection with loved ones.Spend some time today to think about the 3 aspects that have been brought up in this quote:
- Do you express your love for the people who love.
- Do you take time to immerse yourself in your.
- Are you creating something that makes you come alive and gives you that meaning we have been talking.
Be honest with yourself. You might identify some immediate opportunities to bring the meaning back into your life!
Here’s to your success!