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Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.
If you look at what you have in life, You'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, You'll never have enough.
Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded or how much you have.
Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself What is my truest intention Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it.
Every time you suppress some part of yourself or allow others to play you small, you are in essence ignoring the owner's manual your creator gave you and destroying your design.
If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race.
In every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am I of value What is my worth Yet I believe that worthiness is our birthright.
The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance - and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work.
Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.
As you become more clear about who you really are, you'll be better able to decide what is best for you - the first time around.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a different way to stand.
Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus.
Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us.
Every time you state what you want or believe, you're the first to hear it. It's a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don't put a ceiling on yourself.
I believe that everyone is the keeper of a dream - and by tuning into one another's secret hopes, we can become better friends, better partners, better parents, and better lovers.
I believe that uncertainty is rally my spirit's way of whispering, I'm in flux. I can't decide for you. Something is off-balance here.
I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
If all this happened to you what paradigm might you develop? How might that paradigm affect you in terms of your life from that point on? What does this tell you about Abe? There are no failures, only lessons to be learned.
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
Sin and the child of God are incompatible. They may occasionally meet, but they cannot live together in harmony .
That guy just cut right in front of me. But I'm not going to let it bother me. No. I'm on my way to work and I decided it doesn't matter who wants to cut in front of my lane today. I'm not going to let it bother me one bit. Once I get to work, find myself a parking space, if somebody wants to jump ahead of me and take it, I'm going to let them.
The roses, the lovely notes, the dining and dancing are all welcome and splendid. But when the Godiva is gone, the gift of real love is having someone who'll go the distance with you. Someone who, when the wedding day limo breaks down, is willing to share a seat on the bus.
Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes.
Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possiblity.
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I have decided that I will no longer be executive producer on the untitled Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering documentary and it will not air on Apple TV+, first and foremost, I want it to be known that I unequivocally believe and support the women. Their stories deserve to be told and heard. In my opinion, there is more work to be done on the film to illuminate the full scope of what the victims endured, and it has become clear that the filmmakers and I are not aligned in that creative vision. The statement continued:.
I am who I am today because of the experience of learning to read at an early age. Reading opened up a whole world for me beyond the red dirt road and my grandmother's porch in Mississippi, i want to do that for everybody. And the opportunity to do this with Apple, to speak to people all over the world about the pleasures, the excitement, the tension, the drama that a good book can bring you... I don't know what's better than that.
What I know for sure is we can all come together to support a stronger, healthier, more abundant life -- focused on what makes us feel energized, connected and empowered, as I travel the country, my hope for this experience is to motivate others to let 2020 be the year of transformation and triumph -- beginning first and foremost with what makes us well. This is the year to move forward, let's make it happen in 2020 !
I hopped on a plane and I went early -- I surprised Vernita Lee, vernita Lee's sitting in this little room -- Vernita Lee loves sitting in this room where it's 80 degrees. Vernita Lee just watches TV all day... She's had nurses and so forth over the years. Even when Vernita Lee didn't need nurses, Vernita Lee's had nurses. Vernita Lee just liked having all these people.
People talk about 'these are such dark times', but what if we shift the paradigm? Because I see it differently, i see, 'Isn't this remarkable that we're waking up?' For years, women have endured craziness. This is what's happening to people. They're allowing themselves to not just become corroded, but to become hysterical. You've got to lean to the happiness.
People talk about' these are such dark times', but what if we shift the paradigm ? Because I see British Vogue differently, i see,' Isn't this remarkable that we're waking up ?' For years, women have endured craziness. This is what's happening to people. They're allowing themselves to not just become corroded, but to become hysterical. You've got to lean to the happiness.
The role that she's taken on it's very austere, it's very sort of serious and I think there's a great weight that she has ... acquired through that and she takes it very seriously, i think it was the last moment probably that she could reflect sort of the other side to her ... the joy and the human within her.
It happened to me at 9, and then 10, and then 11, and then 12, 13, 14. You don’t have the language to begin to explain what’s happening to you, that’s why you feel you’re not going to be believed. And if the abuser, the molester, is any good, they will make you feel that you are complicit, that you were part of it. That’s what keeps you from telling.
This has been the most difficult thing I have ever done in my life, those of you who are starting dieting -- this is what 67 pounds of fat looks like. ... It's amazing to me that I can't lift it, but I used to carry it around every day. When you talk about making yourself the best you can be, I'm glad I did this for my heart, because my poor heart had to send blood to all of this. It's shocking to me.
The idea is that hope and possibility is real, look at what they were able to do with so little, and look at we now how with so much. If they could do that, imagine what now can be accomplished with the opportunity through social media and connection, the opportunity through understanding that absolutely we are more alike than we are different.
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