So, it is 2017….. International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development….. so what does that even mean, I mean seriously!!!!!!!! It has a blank page on Wiki and really offers nothing more than that…. Guess wie have to wait until the end of the year to find out the response thereof and what it really is….. but, that is what they say that it is; and they stated that 2016 was the year of pulses….
WELL I AM GOING TELL YOU I BELIEVE 2017….
More that International Year of Whatever they said it was, more than pulses, more than a fluctuation of highs and lows… more than anything you could imagine and dream…IF YOU ONLY LET IT!!!!!!
****DISCLAIMER: THE FOLLOWING IS FOR WHOEVER READS AND BELIEVES
However, first we have to get the small stuff out of the way…I BELIEVE IN YOU AND YOU NEED TO BELIEVE IN YOU TOO!!! I spent the better part of my 32 years on this pretty round rotating thing we call earth not believing in my self, not believing in who I was or what I can bechhome. But, all it took is one person to turn that around and tell me that I was believing a lie…. allow me to be that person today!!!! And, just in case no one has told you lately….[(see above….)(and to reiterate, i believe in…always remember that….)]
So, since it is 2017….the year of the fire rooster, I am going to light your fire and crow until you understand that You are You and that is all you could ever be….why would you want to be more? I promise if you can commit to being the optimum, first-rate, most outstanding you that you could be then by the end of the year, you will begin to see that it will be easy to believe in you too… I mean I believe in you and I probably have no idea who you are or what you have done…but that is okay!! Do you want me to tell you why that is okay? It is okay because that is what Jesus would have done and still does to this day. And, if I am going to be this self- proclaimed, Jesus believing, tongue talking, pew walking, devil stomping Apostolic woman of God….(and I am)…. well, don’t that call me to be Christ-like a.k.a a Christian and to be like Jesus….and if anyone else telling you that you a bad person but claiming otherwise, well honey you might need to consider your source.Because I am telling you this very moment on January 6, 2017 at 1:38 p.m. that you are the most beautiful, most amazing and more admirable person ever and I don’t care who likes it and who don’t but its the truth.
Now, I know we could all use a little work and maybe some tinkering here and there, but I will leave that up between God and you…. I am just here to tell you what I need to tell you and allow you to see yourself for who and what you are. So, I have come up with “17” (undoubtedly there are more but we will start with right there) breathtaking tidbits you didn’t know about yourself. Are you ready?? I know I am because it never hurts to reminded as to the beautiful creation of who you are.
It is okay to say NO!!! It is a complete sentence and doesn’t need no help in declaring any other thing with it… If you don’t want to do it then don’t and if you want to well then…with all the power and authority you have inside of you run for the mountains, and the hills, and the seas, and the oceans being the best that you can be and in my eyes that will always, always be enough. is it enough for you? that is a question that you need ask yourself on the regular. Often times, the person we have the hardest time telling NO is yourself. So, make sure you are reevaluating all these things and make sure that your number one fan of yourself doesn’t become your number one competitor!!
If you can get this down then you will be unstoppable, unbreakable, undeniable…. your courage will soar on the wings of the eagle… you will wake up ever morning with your mind on a mission and a mission on your mind…and at night you will lay down with satisfaction that you completed something… even if it small!! we all had to start somewhere right. why not at the beginning, the start mark, 0… and the eventually and most definitely you will get to where you need to be and where God has desire you to be and you will find yourself leading others and building them up because you will have no time in the world with tearing down anything other than the lies of the enemy. believe and conquer that my princess ( or prince) and you will be doing A OK.
Listen, Listen, Listen!!! Listen to what you are telling yourself and speak with confidence that you are going to be okay. better than okay you are going to be great. pay attention to what someone is telling you. actually listen to them hear the words that they are saying and if they honestly care for you, you will know they wont focus on the can’t, the won’t, the prerequisite; they will be focused on the outcome and making you better and bigger and more loving than you would ever thought you could be. don’t doubt when you believe they care and sometimes the words will hurt but hurt that inspires growth. and you will be okay just don’t dwell on the hurt, look at what you can gain from Where can you go from here? How can this help you achieve you mission? are you ready? are you ready for this challenge? Should I keep going? Do you still remember that you are beautiful, intelligent, awe-inspiring? YOU SHOULD!!!!!
Pay Attention!!!!!! Do you love kids, do you have a passion or a source that gets you all wound up because you just want to go out blazing the world and doing just that thing well honey if you got a naturally ability or knack for something pay attention to what your heart is telling you. pay attention to the things that you love to do and you wont end up spending time doing the things you hate… i promise you wont get led wrong if you follow where you are happiest at.
Sweetheart, there are two ways to look at a clock… you can look at it as one minute of waiting, or you can look at it at sixty seconds of chances to anticipate how you are going to handle what is coming your way. And, I believe with everything in my soul if you believe and you hang in there it will be bigger and better than you could ever have imagined. I believe this because God didn’t intend us to stay the same way forever. He intended on our growth, and our change. Our failures and our victory. this was all written way before we even where thought of, so go will the flow. You cant rush perfection. And, you can’t rush God. so just hang in there it will be okay and make the best of where you are at in this very moment
BE POSITIVE!!! BE ENLIGHTENING!! You know what it is like to be tore down. To be broken; to be shattered; sadder and wiser. You know how all these things feel… so contribute something to society that the enemy didn’t even see coming SMILE LAUGH BUILD GROW He can’t get a grip on you if you are giving him no ammunition. Even if it means just sitting with someone while they cry or even just being silent and calm while someone is bashing you. they will begin to look at you with this amazement of renowned proportions wonder who and what you are becoming. This of course after the initial omg she crazy look, but build on that. Show them who you are and what you are becoming, what you are about to be AND LEAVE THEM WONDERING
be yourself don’t try to be something more than you can be. don’t strive to be what they want you to be, they will eventually fade into the background and you will never remember that they where there because their fancy will change after they changed you so sweetheart just be you. like i said early no one does it better than you and no one will ever make a better you… except for maybe your daughter or son but they will still be only themselves you are responsible for this person that you are whether it is good or bad this is your gig no one else. when you fail and you will trust me on that do you think they will be there holding your hand through it all. probably not !!! no sense in lying to yourself now because you are in the process of unwinding them and untying them knots that have been placed in your inner core. the ones that truly will love you and be there through it all with you are the ones who are willing to accept you no matter what you failed a test…that is okay get up study harder and try again but they will be the ones there with you studying to make sure you pass this time. life offers a lot of lessons and this is one of the biggest; you have to know who you are trusting and who you are giving your heart too…. you wont get it right all the time but you will begin to see clear when you understand this concept just hang in there babe you got this you are the track to a better more defined you
you are allowed to scream you can sob you can put yourself in a corner but don’t you ever ever give up. don’t give up on you, don’t give up on your dreams, don’t give up on this notion of who you want to become i am thirty two years old and i haven’t gave up i may have adjusted my dream just a little ( well, maybe a lot) and i may see things differently but I am holding onto the fact that i can be better tomorrow than i was today and i indefinably am not that person who rolled out of the bed yesterday it is the design of things so just hold on. you got this
don’t create resolutions. make habits. and those become revolution(ary) to your change, your development, your goals and who and what you are desiring to be. make goals, checklist, check ins. have partners in your success that you look to for accountability. find someone to look up. someone to talk this all through with. and know out there in this wide wide world there is someone just like you, just like me, just like the person you need them to be to lift you up and hold you down… you don’t have to be within physical proximity to this person you just have to know they are there no matter what
Always remember that God uses broken like you and me…well, to do just exactly this right here> >>> to help broken people like you and me. Hold your head up, keep your faith, and learn because someone is going to come along and you are going to recognize their battle. you are going to identify because you have been through it or you are going through it and you are going to be able to encourage them to hang in there and to button down because you survived. You know they will to. All this that you are going through it may feel tough and hard; and it comes with a high price. However, that is a price that is well worth ever moment of every pain. every tear. and every heartache. when you are able to grow just enough help someone out you will see with eyes wide open exactly why God assigned you this task. difficult as it may seem
there are going to be sunny days…. there are going to be rainy days… there are going to be days when you feel like it is a hurricane when it is only just a day where the wind is blowing across. that is when you learn to dance in the rain. put on some rain boots and a rain coat and just dance the night and day away
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Maya Angelou
Let your hopes, not your hurts shape your future. Robert H. Schiller
just keep on hanging on and you will get it done always do it with a smile, even if you have to do it kicking and screaming
be fearless. be courageous and hold on to what you believe you will get through the nights that are cold and the days that are hot. don’t be timid in the face of the enemy because he will work that to his every advantage and use and abuse you. you are a warrior. you are a princess. and you are you… he has a destiny and so do you. his is chained up in a lake of ever burning fire. don’t let that be yours. let the fire burn within not where you end up. talk to him while you talking him down but never sit around and get comfortable enough to have a daily conversation with him.
you gotta want it more than you are afraid of it. you take that fear and you work it to the better of yourself. you don’t let it define you. allow it to redefine who you are by how strong you can become and i promise you will never back down from anything
Stand out. you were created to be different you arent a clone of the sheep dolly. and you never will be. you may be crazy. and, you maybe a glowstick or a box of marbles but that is what makes you…well, you!!!! God took all this precious thing in life to create and design who you would become and who you are. so make the best of it. it will be as easy or as hard as you choose it to be. never fail your own faith
A cup of soup, an ice cream cone, or a chat with a friend can always make your day better never miss out on life’s simple pleasures
when you see something beautiful in someone, you let them know…. and that goes for you too…. if you have to stand in front of that self reflective thing know as a mirror in your bathroom, bedroom, car, or purse for hours telling yourself that you are beautiful you do it. you make yourself believe in you cause know one ain’t going to believe in you like you
BEAUTY BEGINS THE MOMENT THAT YOU DECIDE TO BE YOURSELF. I cant stress this enough. when you are using all your energy trying to be something you are not you are denying yourself the power of what can be, what will be the moment that you just let go and let God. you have to hold on to your core dimensions, the things that make you who you are and what you have become. this will determine the elements you are willing to grow and the places that you are willing to travel to be who you are designed to be. i really hope that one day you can see yourself as i see you or most importantly as God sees you because then you would have nothing to hold you back
I REALLY HOPE I HAVE HELPED SOMEONE TODAY BECAUSE THEN THAT HAS MADE MY DAY WORTH LIVING AND IF I MADE YOU SMILE, GAVE YOU HOPE, A REASON TO FIGHT EVEN BETTER.
I BELIEVE IN YOU AND WHO CAN BECOME BECAUSE I WAS THAT PERSON ONE DAY NOT LONG AGO. MAYBE EVEN YESTERDAY BECAUSE SOMETIMES I HAVE TO BE CONSTANTLY REMINDED OF WHO AND WHAT I AM. I AM BEAUTIFUL. I AM SMART AND I AM CONNECTED. CONNECTED TO THE MOST HIGH GOD. A RISEN KING. AND I AM JUST A JESUS LOVING CHIC TELLING THE WORLD HOW I FEEL. UNTIL NEXT, TIME BE BLESSED LESS STRESSED AND ALWAYS TAKE LIFE WITH SOME GOOD OLE SWEET TEA AND A SLICE OF FAITH