He who wonders discovers that this in itself is wonder.
-- M. C. Escher

 

   

The MONTHLY Motivator - February 2011

lake sunset

Time to get up

Ok, it’s time to get up. You’ve been asleep to your best possibilities long enough. The alarm is going off. Don’t you dare hit that snooze button! This is your opportunity to live. This is your chance to make a difference. This is when you can get things done. This is when your dreams - yes, your dreams - come to life.

Yes, yes, sure you have problems. Of course there have been disappointments. And the challenges? They’re big and imposing and they’ll demand so much from you.

So what are you going to do about it? Here’s what. Be thankful. Be absolutely and overwhelmingly grateful for every one of those challenges. Because the biggest challenges represent the biggest opportunities. The most difficult difficulties are where you can create so much real, positive value it’s almost embarrassing to think about. Whatever is pushing against you is giving you a real and meaningful way to make a difference.


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