Happy Wins-Day, my agents of Change!
Welcome to the day you take responsibility for your world! Today marks the 54th birthday of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson! As we commemorate this special day, we are dedicating today's Daily Word to the man/woman in the mirror!
Michael Jackson was an international star who had substance in his music. From popular songs about race relations, to songs about world hunger, Mr. Jackson used his platform to make a change in the world. "Man in the Mirror" was no different. If you listen to the lyrics, it is a plea for everyone who wants to see the world change for the better to begin with themselves!
Many times, we hear people complain about how crazy the world is and how much bad other folks are doing, but if everyone who had time to complain stopped and looked in the mirror to ask themselves what are they doing to make it better, then we would begin to see change immediately! Do not become the spectator who is simply talking about the game; become a player who can affect which direction the game goes!
Logic, the English language, and the dictionary may say something else but Change starts with U (You... Get it... Never-mind... lol). Effective immediately, you need to begin to look at the person in the mirror, and ask him/her what is he/she doing to make them and the world better! If you are not comfortable with the answer, make sure you change immediately! It's never too late to live the life that you expected! It starts today! It starts with YOU!!!
“Change yourself, change your fortunes.” -Portuguese Proverb
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” -Albert Einstein
“First, say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.” -Epictetus
“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” -Karen Kaiser Clark
“Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.” -Buddha
“Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we’re here we must dance.” -Unknown“
"When life changes to be harder, change yourself to be stronger." -Unknown
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi
“Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” -John Wooden
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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.