November 3, 2014
The greatest service I can offer is… a clear and loving message.
Until today, you may have judged the importance of what you were saying about life or doing in life in response to the number of people who agreed with and supported you.
Just for today, be the messenger. Let your life be the proof that the messages you receive are real.
Today I am devoted to being a faithful and obedient messenger!
Iyanla Vanzant, Until Today!
The clearest and most loving message I would like to share is that I love EVERYONE. Granted, I don’t treat everyone as if I love them and that’s my fault for going with my emotions instead of my logic. I know that everyone else has feelings and emotions just like I do and when they share those feelings with me, whether verbally or unintentionally through their actions, especially the negative ones, that doesn’t mean that I have to mirror those emotions. In fact, it is in my best interest to remain positive 24/7 simply because I tend to be a chameleon when it comes to the emotions of others. I’ll absorb the feelings of those around me and next thing I know, I’m in a happier or depressed mood, depending on the present company. Instead, what I should do is always express the love I have in my heart for the fact that I am alive to be able to share it! My mantra and my message to all is PeaceLoveHappiness, three things that have gotten me through many a trying situation. I’ve learned that when I am at peace, I can see all of the love and happiness around me. When I do things and say things with love, I bring peace and happiness to those around me. When I am happy, it’s easier for me to see the peace and love in EVERYTHING and EVERYONE. Something that I have learned: only I can control MY happiness. Others can add to it, others can try to take it away but ultimately it’s up to me to choose to be happy or at least be content with the situation until the circumstances improves.
And as today is my daughter’s 17th birthday, I wish her and all of my loved ones continued PeaceLoveHappiness in the days to come!
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