As a whole
I think there is a sad tendency
in most of us
to underestimate
just how powerful
we really are….

Just how much
greatness
lies inside each and every one of us
- just waiting
to get out.

The reality is –
if you knew
just how special you were –
and how much greatness
went into making you
the unique
you that you are,

I'm convinced
you'd immediately know
that nothing,
absolutely nothing,
     can truly keep you
     from achieving
             that which
                     you want in your life.

The journey
is not always
an easy one
-very little of lasting or true value
is first paved with an easy road.

In fact
we often find
it is those very times
we believed to be insurmountable
that are often most responsible
for our gaining the skills it took
to reach our eventual success.

What I'm suggesting is
that the skills it takes
to become
that which we desire to become
are learned
only through times of hardship
or unrest.

Certainly
the good times
and study
in self-improvement
plays a part,
but don't discount
the importance
of life's challenges either.

In the end
all parts of our life
     can be valuable teachers.

We need only accept that each event
- positive or negative –
can hold in it
an opportunity
to be made better
for having experienced it.

Now,
that's certainly not to say
that we find any sort of joy
in each and every one of life's events
- certainly not the negative ones anyway.

However,
it is,
I believe,
     worthwhile
to look for the lessons
that exist in both
the good
     and bad
     in our lives.


Being careful
not to dwell on the negative.
Remember,
there is a huge difference
between
dwelling on
- and simply learning from
and moving past
     - something.

Here's wishing you
     great success
along the journey of life.


-Avoid the Tendency to Underestimate Your Greatness
~Josh Hinds - 2004
Each of us has a tendency to underestimate his or her own abilities.


We should realize
that we have deep within ourselves deep reservoirs of great ability,
even genius that can be tapped
if we'll just dig deep enough.
~Earl Nightingale

Acknowledge your own remarkable goodness;
there is much to consider.
Isn't self-expression really self-direction?
How you think,
how you
move,
how you
motivate yourself. . .


Positive self-direction says,
"I know who I am
and I know where I want to go.
I'm accumulating knowledge and experiences and feelings
and philosophies that will help prepare me for opportunities
that I know will show up without notice or any help on my part
."

Because you know where you want to go,
you have already been working
on the parts of your personality
that will make you better.
-Jim Rohn
If you deliberately plan
on being less
than you are capable of being,

then I warn you

that you'll be unhappy
for the rest of your life.
-Abraham H. Maslow
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From the eBook:
"One! The Journey hOMe", by Klaas Tuinman MA, © 2007-2017

Questions and comments welcomed.
Your Greatness