Inspiring Quotes As Your Are Facing Adversity
We have experienced great challenges at this time. As I write this, we are reacting in many ways to avoid the spread of a deadly virus.
Many of us are looking at our life in a different way.
Some of us are stifled with this pandemic. We are fearful of what we are facing.
Others are jumping into the flames of the pandemic to help those who need care.
Businesses are learning new ways to relate to their customers or get them the goods and services in new ways.
Governments are trying to decide the next steps to get the country back on it’s feet, yet keep people safe.
During difficult times, we can lose sight of how beautiful our life is and the beauty within us. When adversity is in our face, we lose courage and give up on our dreams.
As barriers arise, we feel failure and do not see how we can use our gifts given to us by God. And, we sometimes fall short of improper reactions to our situation.
In this blog, I want to share with you some amazing words that I hope inspire you during this difficult time.
Stay safe, yet be courageous during this time!
Everyone has beauty, but not everyone sees it. – Confucious
At this time, some have shared you are experiencing overwhelming feelings of failure.
Maybe your unsure of your employment.
You may be questioning how you can pay your employees.
Thoughts of doubt creep in your mind.
Stay confident in yourself. Believe in yourself. Understand you are not alone and in this time, you are beautiful.
Not everyone may understand or see your beauty, but continue to believe in you.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. – Voltaire
Each of us have extraordinary gifts and abilities. During times of trouble, we can question these. Don’t allow yourself to fall into the trap of questioning your talents.
You have a commitment to give of yourself- your gifts to others- even during challenging times.
Many of you have had to do this in unique ways.
I have heard amazing stories of businesses changing the structure of their business to make healthcare equipment.
Some fashion designers have switched the focus to sewing healthcare masks and gowns to help make a difference.
Don’t give up on the life you have because of the challenges you face. Focus on the gifts you have and live well.
All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney
All of us have fear. Anyone who has made a career change, opened a business, lead an organization, created a movement, and pursued a dream faced fear.
The people who kept going despite of fear showed courage. Courage is not absent of fear. Courage is the reaction to fear. It is a reaction that you are choosing to do it anyway.
If you are pursuing a dream, step into fear and fight it. Do it anyway.
At this time, maybe you are choosing to put your dreams on hold. Due to your situation, you may be too fearful to pursue the dream. I encourage you to hold on to the dream and be courageous.
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. -Charles Swindoll
Life happens. This is something I have said for years.
You are going to face hard decisions, have overwhelming times, and meet challenges.
If you want to be successful, achieve, and beat all odds against you, you have to determine how you will react during these times.
Those who experience success, achieve their dreams, seem to have it all go their way don’t have more luck- they make a conscious choice about their reaction when life is happening.
Be mindful of your reactions when life seems to be spiraling downward.
Uplifting Last Thoughts
I have to share with you, this past couple months have been some of the most difficult of my life. I am sure you may be thinking the same.
I am not sure what you are facing. But, I am sure your life may be shaken a little.
Ensure you are believing in yourself.
Use your gifts in unique ways.
Have the courage to use those gifts.
Determine how you will react to the adversity.