It is so easy to be serious. In the 60s and 70s our mantra was “Live and let live. Live and pay later. Take chances and explain later.” In the 80s and 90s, we became self analytical, explaining and processing and taking all day and all weekend workshops, being positive and anchoring to music or dynamic affirmations.
We went from having a small role in our destiny to an obsession in the outcome of our destiny. We went from not being accountable to being accountable for everything, everyone, all of our children’s actions.
Be proactive, yes! Know your own values and do your best to live them everyday, yes! Yet, please remember that the Difference Makers of the world do not take on everyone else’s problems, they remain light enough that they can touch, love, shine light, and leave magic on the hearts and souls of many.
Two good things to consider when giving your time and energy to any endeavor: What do I let bring me down that has nothing to do with me? If you are helping and impacting others are you more discouraged than they are?
How can we fly if we are carrying the weight of the world on our shoulders?This article is an excerpt from my new book: Being A Difference Maker: A Guide For Living Life Out Loud.
In her latest offering of spiritual treasures, Rev. Dr. Temple Hayes sets out to energize readers in coming alive with passion in "Being a Difference Maker: A Guide for Living Life Out Loud."
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