A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Live In Gratitude – As John F. Kennedy said, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
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INSPIRATION: How committed are you to your own happiness? If you were dating yourself, would you be blissful or ready to break out of the relationship? Self-love is an active process of becoming aware of who you are and appreciating all aspects of what makes you unique. It is a practice of self-care and self-compassion that affirms, “I Am Worthy.” Nurturing yourself is imperative to what I call personal sustainability. Here’s how to step up the love…
QUOTE CARD: “You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect – you aren’t either, and the two of you may never be perfect together but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows you can break – her heart. So don’t hurt her, don’t change her, don’t analyze and don’t expect more than she can give. Smile when she makes you happy, let her know when she makes you mad, and miss her when she’s not there.”
INSPIRATION: For the last ten years, I’ve been talking about a world where “power” is not defined by how much control you have over others, but how much control you have over your Self. It’s not about how many things you acquire, it’s about how many people you inspire. Nelson Mandela epitomizes this Power Living vision and gives us a model of a life well-lived. His example can inform our own daily choices.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
- Nelson Mandela
If there are dreams about a beautiful South Africa, there are also roads that lead to their goal. Two of these roads could be named Goodness and Forgiveness.
- Nelson Mandela