Happy Monday, my strong and resistant!
Welcome to the day that you realize your strength, and begin to use it to accomplish all of your
dreams and goals! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to weathering the storm!
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, we all know that, as we speak, Hurricane Sandy has begun to wreak havoc on the Eastern Seaboard’s largest cities, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets. She has been threatening a dangerous mix of high winds, soaking rain, and a surging wall of water up to 11 feet tall, and is said to potentially cost billions of dollars in damage and can endanger up to 50 million people for days.
While Sandy’s wrath sounds vicious – and I pray we all stay safe during her melee – there are people out there who are dealing with internal storms that need to be addressed! Some of us have been dealing with these storms for some time, and no matter what we do, we can’t seem to shake them off! Just like Sandy, some storms are unavoidable and have to be dealt with, but in the same breath, understand that it is these very storms that give you power to accomplish all that you have set your sights on!
The problem has never been and will never be the storm… The problem is your perception, and how we view the storm! Stop playing the victim, and stop wishing that life could be easier… Instead realize that adversity has been built into success and is the price you pay to get to the next level! To whom much is given, much is required!! Realize that after the storm is over, all of your dreams and aspirations will be yours! Weather the Storm!! You have come too far to let all of your work go to waste!!
“If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.” -Frank Lane
“Remember, the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.” -Ho Chi Minh
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” -Vivian Greene
“Celebrate your success and stand strong when adversity hits, for when the storm clouds come in, the eagles soar while the small birds take cover.” -Unknown
“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.” -Edwin Louis Cole
“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” -Haruki Murakami
“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” -Helen Keller
“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” -Robert Jordan
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Ash’Cash is a Business Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Financial Expert and the author of Mind Right, Money Right: 10 Laws of Financial Freedom. For more information, please visit his website, www.IamAshCash.com.