Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Destiny Calls

The great courageous act that we must all do, is to have the courage to step out of our history and past so that we can live our dreams.

~Oprah Winfrey~

Your destiny is calling, it's time that you stop putting it on hold and take the call. The difference between who you are and who you can become is what you do. And what you have to do to get where you want to be may not be pretty or may not come easy. When the path to fulfilling your destiny becomes difficult, it doesn't necessarily mean that your aspirations are impossible. When your challenges are great, your efforts must be greater than the challenge. Period.

There are three simple rules to realizing your potential:

  1. If you do not GO after what you want you'll never have it.
  2. If you do not ASK, the answer is always NO.
  3. If you do not step forward you'll always be in the same place.

Nothing changes if nothing changes. Your future is not your past. Your destiny to achieve next level greatness dwells within the power of your beliefs and choices. You have the freedom to choose which thoughts and beliefs that you will lend or reframe your agreement. Your circumstances don't have the power to define you, unless you believe that they do. People don't have the power to define you, unless you believe that they do. You have the power to decide regardless of your upbringing, experiences, resources and the limiting opinions of others, who you will become, what you are capable of doing, what you are strong enough to handle in life and what you are worthy of experiencing in life. It's time you take back your power. Your destiny is calling.
I would like to know your thoughts about fulfilling your destiny. Is it pre-determined, based on our choices or a combination of both? Share your comments below.

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Until Next Time...Dare to Be Great!

Jackie Capers-Brown
Founder, Grow Forward & Flourish

P.S. I'm looking for twelve individuals who have been or is working in a leadership capacity to write a personal essay for my eBook, Lead to Succeed. I'm looking for a diverse group of individuals that have demonstrated sustainable success in their chosen profession for a minimum of three years AND they are active in community service.

 The book has been written to serve as a funding source for the Elevate Mentoring Initiative summer camp. The personal essays will be on the topic, "The Best Advice I Ever Got" min. 300 words- max. 1000 words. They will go into the 2nd edition of the eBook and the first edition of the paperback version of the book. . These essays will need to be written and emailed to me by April 11th 2014. Contributors will receive two FREE copies of the paperback version of Lead to Succeed for participating in this project to raise monies for the summer camp. If you are interested or know someone that might be interested in this community service writing project, please email me at jackiecapersbrown@gmail.com. Thank you in advance for your help.