There comes a time in your life when you finally get it …

Posted: 31 Aug 2010 06:20 PM PDT

By Sonny Carroll

You learn to look at people as they really are and not as you would want them to be, and you are careful not to project your neediness or insecurities onto a relationship.

You learn that you will not be more beautiful, more intelligent, more lovable or important because of the man on your arm or the child that bears your name.

You learn that just as people grow and change, so it is with love and relationships, and that not everyone can always love you the way you would want them to.

So you stop appraising your worth by the measure of love you are given. And suddenly you realize that it’s wrong to demand that someone live their life or sacrifice their dreams just to serve your needs, ease your insecurities, or meet “your” standards and expectations.

You learn that the only love worth giving and receiving is the love that is given freely without conditions or limitations.

And you learn what it means to love. So you stop trying to control people, situations and outcomes. You learn that “alone” does not mean “lonely” and you begin to discover the joy of spending time “with yourself” and “on yourself.”

Then you discover the greatest and most fulfilling love you will ever know – Self Love. And so it comes to pass that, through understanding, your heart heals; and now all new things are possible.

The Day Your Life Will Change for Good!

In today’s Jim Rohn Newsletter was a very appropriate article written by Chris Widener, given the circumstances the past couple days in the world of a very dear friend.  Hoping it touches other lives out there… CSea


Many people long for a better life. In fact, I think it is innate to humans to desire a better life.

Wherever we are, we look beyond and dream of a better place. That is good, and that is not so good. It is good because the dream is alive and we can see, even if it is far off, a better situation for us, our families and our businesses and communities.

So why is it not good? It is not good because it is not yet a reality!

A dream is no good if it is only a dream. Sure a dream can make you feel good, but long term, if you don’t pursue it…

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by Chris Widener

5 Ways to Leave a Legacy

as seen by Jon Gordon.

Every one of us is going to leave a legacy. It just depends on what kind. So what kind of

create that which you wish to give away

create that which you wish to give away

legacy do you want to leave? I encourage you to think about it because knowing how you want to be remembered helps you decide how to live and work today. Consider the following ways to leave a legacy and then identify other legacies you can share.

1. A Legacy of Excellence – Saint Francis of Assisi said, “It’s no use walking anywhere to preach unless your preaching is your walking.” To leave a legacy of excellence, strive to be your best every day. As you strive for excellence you inspire excellence in others. You serve as a role model for your children, your friends and your colleagues. One person in pursuit of excellence raises the standards and behaviors of everyone around them. Your life is your greatest legacy and since you only have one life to give, give all you can.

2. A Legacy of Encouragement – You have a choice. You can lift others up or bring them down. Twenty years from now when people think of you what do you want them to remember? The way you encouraged them or discouraged them? I recently spent a few days with Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager, and I had the opportunity to thank him for his support, encouragement and the difference he has made in my life. He not only inspired me by the way he lived his life but also by the way he encouraged me as a writer and speaker. Who will you encourage today? Be that person that someone will call five, ten or twenty years from now and say “Thank you, I couldn’t have done it without you.”

3. A Legacy of Purpose – People are most energized when they are using their strengths and talents for a purpose beyond themselves. To leave a legacy of purpose, make your life about something bigger than you. While you’re not going to live forever you can live on through the legacy you leave and the positive impact you make in the world.

4. A Legacy of Love – I often think about my Mom, who passed away a few years ago, and when I think about her I don’t recall her faults and mistakes or the disagreements we had. After all, who is perfect? But what I remember most about her was her love for me. She gave me a legacy of love that I now share with others. Share a legacy of love and it will embrace generations to come.

5. A Legacy of __________________.
– Jon

How do you …

Choose Wisely

Choose Wisely


Lead through example? 

Develop your skills?

Overcome obstacles?

Maintain a positive attitude?

Love yourself more?

Break through challenges?

Motivate yourself?

Show gratitude?

All empowering answers are major achievements.  SHARE!

Please comment below to these questions.  Your responses are a gift to everyone on this board!

On behalf of team eco.nomics, we thank you, in advance!

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