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Your Life Depends on It!
Day in and Day out, I am learning how precious life is. When I look at all of those that have passed on, as well as those3 (including myself) who are getting older every day, I recognize the speed in which life passes by.
As a aging woman, I am learning and understanding that what was 20 years ago is not what is. For that matter, what will be in 20 years also is not what is. Life is changing and we are aging. I heard someone a very long time ago say that once we are born, we are closer to death than to life.
Now, I know that this seems like a morbid moment, but I challenge you to see the spirit behind it. This life empowered moment, truly isn't about death, but about life. It is important, critical that we live it.
We must live life in such a way that at the end of every day, we are pleased with our accomplishments. Granted some days the major accomplishments will be to do absolutely nothing, but that's ok.. just as long as it isn't all days.
So to say it a little differently, today's Life Empowered Moment is this... Live each day like your life depended on it.
Sometimes when life hits us with unexpected situations, we often feel as though we have to stop and start over. We believe that because of this obstacle, we have to get away, move out of the state, leave our marriages, quit our jobs, and just start over.
Usually the thought process is that if we can just start over we will be ok. Well, the challenge with that thought process is that if we just start over, then we will be duplicating the effort that it took us to get right back where we left off at in order to move forward. My proposal to you today is that you don't start over. Simply stop and take a breath. Do not move from your path; do not go back to the start line, just stop for a second. Re calibrate yourself and your goals, realign you with your vision and your reality, just take a breath and clear your head.
Upon completing that task, then figure out where you want to go and what you want to do. In that
discovery, if you determine that you are not on the correct path, cross over. Don't go back to the start,
cross over and keep moving. The accomplishments that you have achieved so far will transfer over if needed. Don't worry about that.
So your life empowered moment for today is... Take a breath, and keep moving, in any direction except backwards.
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