September 3, 2006.
"I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be."
While life offers each of us dozens of opportunities to reach up and make the most of our precious moments on earth, many of us tend to just go through the motions day after day. Instead of seizing the day by seizing control of the moment at hand, we far too often allow the boundless potential and promise of each day to slowly but surely slip away... and fade out of sight.
It doesnt have to be this way. In fact, it SHOULDNT be this way. After all, we were placed on earth by our Creator to succeed; to embrace the best life has to offer and to live life to its absolute fullest. Yet this 'way' of life, where many of us struggle mightily just to barely scrape by, is a path tread by those who refuse to move and move quickly when destiny calls.
"The destiny of man is in his own soul."
Life is full of lessons, some easy and some hard-earned. Some of these life lessons are good; some not so good and then there are those that are downright discouraging. But every one of these moments - good, bad or somewhere in between - has a direct influence on the type of individuals we eventually become and lives we ultimately live. In essence, our destinies are shaped by the manner in which we use, lose or even abuse these instructional experiences.
And to make it a little tougher, destiny does not come bundled up in a plain brown wrapper, where all you have to do is tear off the packaging to reveal your fate or fortune in life. Not even close. Oh sure, it's occasionally easy to spot, but more often than not destiny calls in a more subtle or almost inconspicuous manner. If we are not on our toes, ready, willing and able to make our move when the move needs to be made, our destiny to make the most of our lives can slip out the back door.
"Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined."
So what can we do to make sure we do not fritter away our destinies, to keep from losing our great promise in the daily grind that works overtime at sapping our strength and zapping our energy? Can we actually insulate ourselves against the pressures and problems we encounter on a daily basis, freeing ourselves to see and seize the infinite possibilities as they occur? Absolutely!
Rather than allowing our focus to be stolen or squandered by lifes daily distractions, we need to zero in on things we want to accomplish and the goals we wish to obtain, and then press forward without hesitation or doubt. Will we get knocked down every once in a while? Sure. And will we have to hurdle a variety of obstacles and stumbling blocks on our trip to the top? No doubt about it. But as long as we keep our eyes on the ultimate prize - of living life on our terms and making the most of our God given talents and gifts - our destinies will be secure.
"I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul."
William Ernest Henley
Instead of allowing what you dont have or cant do dictate where you go and what you can accomplish, why not change the pace and change the outcome as well? Why not focus on what you do have and even more importantly, what you can do right now? By forcefully seizing each and every moment, squeezing all the good you can from every second of every day; you begin shaping a destiny that dreams are made of - your dreams.
Each day holds a special meaning for every one of us, presenting a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore, enjoy and live to its utmost potential. By living each day with renewed vigor and vitality, your life will instantly take on heightened meaning and a newfound sense of purpose. When you finally decide to grab the reigns and grab control of your direction in life, your dreams and destiny will come together as one.
The Bottom Line: Today can be the start of something truly special; please make sure that it is.
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