The Time is Now, Not Yesterday or Tomorrow

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When I saw this photo, it was a quick and simple reminder to stay in the now, to embrace the gift of life and the spirit of living. It is a reminder to let all of the nonsense trying to weigh you down, stay where it is, and deal with itself.

Today is the day to make “now” happen. It is a reminder to let toxic folks continue on their merry way because they are trespassing in your orbit of positivity, and universal light. The unnecessary, the toxic, and the negative have got to go or get the heck out of the way. The time is always now to make that change happen while you can.

Law of the Garbage Truck

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Law of the Garbage Truck 

One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were 

driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a 

parking space right in front of us. My taxi driver slammed on his 

brakes, skidded, and missed the other car by just inches! The driver of

the other car whipped his head around and started yelling at us.

My taxi driver just smiled and waved at the guy. And I mean, he was really 

friendly. So I asked, ‘Why did you just do that? This guy almost ruined 

your car and sent us to the hospital! ‘This is when my taxi driver 

taught me what I now call, ‘The Law of the Garbage Truck.’ 

He explained that many people are like garbage trucks. They run

 around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and full of 

disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they need a place to dump it 

and sometimes they’ll dump it on you. Don’t take it personally. Just 

smile, wave, wish them well, and move on. Don’t take their garbage and 

spread it to other people at work, at home, or on the streets. The 

bottom line is that successful people do not let garbage trucks take over their day.

Life’s too short to wake up in the morning with regrets, 

so…Love the people who treat you right. Pray for the ones who don’t. 

Life is ten percent what you make it and ninety percent how you take it! 

Have a garbage-free day!

– Author Unknown

A Stronger Number from Many Ones

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Some say, go big or go home.

While this saying may be true, depending on what it is referenced to, bigger may not always be better. I say, never dismiss the power of one. In order to reach the big, you must start with the small. I believe that in order to take many steps, you first have to start with one. In order to reach a large sum, you must begin with a single amount.

We weren’t born an adult; we began life as a babe. We can’t reach a summit in a single leap, but we can work on getting there by focusing on the strength of individual steps of determination. Unity is a collection of many ones. Stronger numbers are exhibited in the power of one in many.

If You Missed the Chance, You Still Have Time

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We have arrived at the end of another week. As we reflect on the last few days since this week began, was there something you did to change the world? Of course, something changed as we moved from February to March in a heartbeat. But, what did you do? Now, it didn’t have to be magnanimous, but it could have been huge to someone else.

You could have changed the world around you with your smile, encouraged someone who needed it, helped someone requiring assistance or simply allowed your light to shine brightly so that others had to put on sunglasses. 😎 But your chance to change things for the better and greater good is still available. Seize the moment. Seize the opportunity! If not now, then when?

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What are You Hooking Your Jumper Cables up To?

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Typically, jumper cables are used to connect a live battery to a dead one to give it the juice it needs to get the vehicle running again.

But what about your internal battery? When you feel listless, uninspired, or useless what do you connect your jumper cables to that will juice you up, energize your battery and get you restarted and on your way? How do you recharge to get going again? Here’s the thing, all of us get to a point or many points where it seems like we have reached a dead end or probably stalled on the road to achieving something, even if it is simply choosing peace of mind.

Each of us responds differently to various stimuli that will get our batteries recharged. Whatever influences you to get cranked up and get going, as long as it isn’t something that will negatively affect your mind, body, and spirit, don’t just sit there, get up and get make it happen! Time waits for no one. Have a FANtabulous and productive day!

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Better Than You Ever Thought

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Better Than I Think

The task seems so great
And I feel so small
but one thing I can admit
I will certainly give it my all.

©Kym Gordon Moore

You got this and you can do it too! All you have to do is try, and you can become a better you.

Affirm your Aspirations and Motivations

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There are some things we must do for ourselves before others will help us on our way. Let your dreams lead you to some breathtaking, and unforgettable adventures. But the first thing you have to do is to wake up, rise up, get ready, and get going.

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My Inspired Life: A Poetic Journey by Michele Lee Sefton

I don’t know if I can call this a review or a boat ride that meanders through rushing waters of refreshing, untethered experiences. As I finished reading “My Inspired Life: A Poetic Journey” by author Michele Lee Sefton, the day was a cool, rainy day, and pausing as I sifted through her soothing words connected with my spirit on so many levels. Michele’s poetic epiphanies spill over into a fountain of cleansing resolve.

I was immediately introduced to Michele’s “intentional change journey” encouraging the transformational path of her readers. Starting with “A Story Set Free” to one of my favorites, “Making More Space for Hellos,” this is indeed a collection of relinquishing toxic people and escaping those things that try to steal our joy and tether our minds and spirits.

Her poems act as a releasing agent while words that once paralyzed her spirit, which all of us can relate to, are flushed like spoiled waste. Certain words come to mind when I read Michele’s poetry: melodious, captivating, growing, breathtaking, inspiring, releasing, compassionate, kindness, empathy, respect, and encouraging, just to name a few. Piggy-backing on the author’s parting words, this collection is an expanse of inspired spaces to pause, rest, take a deep breath, and become energized with a renewed spirit.

Continue to dance Michele, our free spirit!

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☣ Letting Go of Toxic Waste ☢

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Don’t let toxic people suck the life out of you.

Don’t let toxic people waste your time.

Don’t let toxic people steal your joy.

Don’t let toxic people weigh you down.

Don’t allow toxic people to dump poison in your system.

Don’t let toxic people contaminate you.

Toxic people can be radioactive and biohazardous in your life.

Many folks can’t get ahead because they have someone in their circle, poisoning their will to press onward. If you have to make some changes in your life, to leave those “toxic” people alone so they will no longer “waste” your time, then you gotta get to steppin’ away from these infected individuals. You don’t want to end up in the path of the walking dead!

“You have to let people go. Everyone who’s in your life are meant to be in your journey, but not all of them are meant to stay.” -Author Unknown

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