Happy Monday My Friends,
I would like to start our week with a powerful message. Sometimes we may find ourselves feeling that certain people have everything. They get the best cars, the best houses or the best jobs. Instead of feeling happy for them do we often feel a need to be above them, no matter what? With those kind of thoughts you are only hurting yourself instead of being the person who you were meant to be, and be grateful and thankful for that. You do matter, even if you have difficulty believing it all the time. YOU are YOU, and that will not change, so be proud.
KEEPING OURSELVES DOWN
“As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.” (Marian Anderson)
Does someone else always have to lose in order for us to win? Sometimes we act as if that’s the case. We scheme covertly or overtly, trying to make sure that some rival——for affection, for position, for attention—doesn’t get what he or she wants. We drop hints, gossip, hold back information. But when we try to keep others down, we also keep ourselves down; we become meaner and smaller than our best selves. All too often, our machinations fail anyway. Others see our meanness for what it is, and we lose out on opportunities we might otherwise have had.
NOTE TO SELF:
Helping someone else rise might well help me rise, too.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic key to living your life with integrity. (W. Clement Stone)
If you don’t like something, change it. If you cant change it, change your attitude. (Maya Angelou)
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. (Booker T Washington)
If you can dream it, you can do it. (Walt Disney)
Wishing everyone a wonderful week,
Susie Q for QSPAC signing off