Think Of The Possibilities

On a couple of occasions yesterday I developed a short fuse. The smallest irritation would blow me off the handle. What was bothering me? It wasn’t really the circumstances I found myself in, it was my self doubt. I was beginning to feel helpless. I was growing anxious and feared that I might run out of time to do what I truly desired.

The circumstances I was facing served as the catalyst to place my emotions off balance. There is a change that is desired to happen in my life right now but I don’t know if I can handle it. I’ve never done this before. What if I fail? What if I look like a fool? What if I fall down? What if I can never get up again?

Well after pondering all the worst that could happen, I put my focus on the greater possibilities. Continue reading Think Of The Possibilities

Enjoy the Thrill of Life

Let fear serve you by viewing it not as an obstruction in your path but as an amusement to enjoy. Fear can help you feel more alive. Think of it as a rollercoaster. Why would you choose to ride it? Because it is thrilling on the roller coaster of life. Sometimes you have to wait in line for a ridiculous amount of time, but all the while you are anticipating with all sorts of emotions. Fear being one of them but you’re also excited to experience the thrill of the ride. After you have finally made it to the front of the line, the moment of truth sets in when you board the rollercoaster. You buckle in securely having faith that you will be safe and sound and feeling protected. The next is the fun part, sitting back, letting go, and allowing the experience to take you.

Enjoy the ride,

Jason Ratliff