“Hope makes the impossible possible.” Lorna Byrne 2012.
When we ask for help from whomever for whatever reason, we can be guided to working through our difficulties but we must ask, be prepared to accept the help, and then act.
“No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you; keep you down in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.” William Ellery Channing.
If the action doesn’t occur, the opportunity for change can pass you by.
Do you recall the Lion in the Wizard of Oz?
He set out searching for Courage and in the end discovered that he had all he needed inside himself all along! What difference would it make to you today to know that you already are and have all you need in order to achieve everything you want in your life?
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin Diary 1969.
So no matter how difficult things are or seem to be, take courage in the fact that with Hope in side, you will find your way to a solution.
“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without words, and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson “Hope is a thing with feathers.”
In the good times and in the challenging times of our today’s and our tomorrows, remember your inner strength that whispers, keep going, keep going......
I leave you this week with a wonderful evocative simile from Elizabeth Kubler-Ross that sums up my blog for today.
“People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out but when the darkness sets in their beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.”
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Mary Jo xxx