You are the master of your fate, the captain of your soul
We have the power to control our thoughts. The thing we think about most of the time magnetizes our minds. The magnetized mind then attracts the people, circumstances to help make those thoughts to manifest. The universal power that converts the thoughts to things does not discriminate between good thoughts and bad thoughts.
Before we become successful, we MUST magnetize our minds with the intense desire for success. We must become and stay success conscious.
My words: You are the BOSS! Nobody is coming to save you.
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A 50 CENT LESSON IN PERSISTENCE
A little girl was sent by her mom to go ask for 50 cents from their neighbor. The neighbor told her ‘NO” and asked the child to disappear from his presence. The girl responded with a meek “yes, sir” but did not move. The man carried on with his work and later realized that the girl was still standing there. He got very angry and threatened to beat her up if she did not get lost immediately. Again, the girl said “yes, sir”, but still did not move. The man started charging towards the little girl. The little girl did something very interesting: instead of fleeing for her life, she stepped towards the man, looked him straight in the eyes and yelled that her momma had to have the money. This stopped the man dead in his tracks. He gave the child what she wanted.
My Words: DO NOT TAKE “NO” FOR AN ANSWER. When you know what you want, you pursue it with the determination of a bulldog. You do not quit. You don’t let ‘NO’ stop you.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average person’s familiarity with the word “impossible”. We always argue for our limitations. We know all the reasons for why it cannot work. When you argue for why it cannot be done, guess what, it will not be done. Success comes to those who are success conscious. The reverse is true.
How was it that the little girl was able to completely render the man powerless? What power did she use? Could it be that this same power is available to all of us? The answer is a big YES. We all have the same power the little girl used to get what she wanted. We just have to start using it.
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The average person reads one book per year! I find that such a sad statistic given the wealth of knowledge that can be found in books and the power that knowledge can have on your life if you apply what you read about.
I have been toying with this idea of an online book club for a while now. Anybody who knows me will not be surprised. I love to read and when I find something that changes my life, I share. It just makes sense to share my passion for learning through reading books as well.
Introducing…YAJE’s Book Club.
YAJE’s Book Club is a different kind of book club. The book club will emphasize applying the knowledge gained from books into our lives to make us become better in all areas. We will read books that will teach us about what was not traditionally taught in schools. Books about:
- how to set goals
- how to motivate ourselves and others
- how to handle adversity in life
- how to profitably use our time
- how to accumulate wealth
- how to handle stress
What you can expect from me:
- I will pick out a Book of the Month. This will be in any topic.
- I will provide a reading guide to make sure you get the most out of the book. The reading guide will be posted on my blog (www.myhealthyfitlifestyle.com) at the beginning of the week
- I will moderate a Facebook live session to discuss the book on the last Sunday of every month.
What I expect from you:
- Make time to read for at least 20 minutes a day at a minimum
- As you read, jot down notes about anything that stands out to you and how that can be applied in your life.
- Pick a “word of the day” from the book and use it either in speech or writing every day.
I plan to include my son, Nathan, on this project. I have already ordered all 19 Texas 2017 Bluebonnet books. He will read for a minimum of 20 minutes daily. Every day, he will write a “Dear Mommy” letter and tell me in his own words the important take home points. Additionally, he will pick out a WORD OF THE DAY and use it in 5 sentences in the letter to mom. I strongly encourage you to do the same for your kids if you have some.
Thomas Carlyle once said:
What we become depends on what we read after the professors have finished with us.
We all learned how to read in school. With the ability to read and apply the knowledge, we can be anything.
I truly believe this. Let’s LEARN, DO and BECOME better together!
If you would like to join the book club, let me know.