It’s your choice. Choose wisely…

It’s your choice. Choose wisely…

Esteem
I'm still learning this and everyday I work harder to choose to be happy. Life is not always what we want it to be.  The world is so full of things we don't control, but one thing we definitely DO control is our mindset.  Yes it is easier to give in to circumstances.  To allow ourselves to become immersed in negativity.  It is okay to feel the feelings.  To acknowledge that things are not what we want them to be. But once we face our reality. Once we take stock and give name to our emotions, then what? Then there is a decision to be made. Happiness is a choice. When things are going every way but right, happiness can be a difficult choice to make, but we we still…
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A season of contemplation…

Esteem
As I sit here watching the leaves fall, contemplating the end of a season and the ushering in of the next; As the days shorten and darkness reaches across my yard while picking my kids up from school, I give stock to my life. Fall tends to be the season of thoughtfulness.  A beautiful lull as nature prepares for hibernation.  This is the perfect time to reflect.  Now is the time to look at ones accomplishments and goals and make plans. No New Year Resolutions but Now Determinations. As each leaf detaches itself and floats upon the breeze before settling upon the ground, I enumerate a goal achieved, an opportunity presented, a path yet trodden.  So I urge you, take hold of that leaf, a symbolism of opportunity, as it flutters…
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