-YOU CAN BE A POSITIVE PERSON AND STILL GO THROUGH HARDSHIP-
I preach the shit out of positivity to IG for many reasons. One being I feel the world is too negative and I believe in spreading the change you want to see in the world. Secondly, I've seen and lived the power of a positive mindset and know how valuable it can be to ones physical and mental well-being.
With that being said - its OKAY to hit speedbumps. Its OKAY to fail. Its OKAY to be disappointed. Its OKAY to feel frustrated. Its OKAY to be angry. EVERYONE has these days, and if they say they don't, they are lying to you. I lately leave the gym crying as my injuries are keeping me from my therapy and happy place. Its keeping me from reaching my goals and challenges I want to face. But have I given up? No. I'm going to keep fighting. I'm gunna keep working my hardest to live that positive life. Without all the struggles and pain, the good and successes wouldn't be as rewarding. .
Let the speedbumps get you down, but dont let them keep you down!! These feelings are temporary!! Dont forget all the hardwork, dedication and challenges you've overcome to get where you are 👊
I've seen you climb out of quicksand and jump back in. It's as if you like the rush of a line that's so thin. You say that life isn't easy but you don't make it easier. You pick the tightest rope to walk on, then you complain you have no hope. You got everyone wondering if it's all a cry for help. But here I am saying a prayer, because I hope you want to be saved. That smile of yours is deception when everyone asks you if you're fine. It's a testament of your affliction when I ask you if you're okay, and then you break down and cry. You've got your fears that make you run away to hide your tears. It's been ages since you were happy and now you're scared to walk in shallow water. You've buried your head too deep. It's time you walk away from quicksand and look up at the sky. I know you've told yourself you don't deserve to be happy way too many times. That's a lie. So you walk away from everything you've known for far too long. It's a scary feeling and goosebumps hit your skin. Walking towards your deeds feels so good that you worry that it's a sin. But here you are breathing air and no longer suffocating, so you say a prayer to GOD as you regain your hope. What a blessing it is to see you walk on ground and abandon that tight rope. ALHAMDULILLAH.
"Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing."
When #Vikings are portrayed in media, one thing that seems to be constant is that they're ready for a #fight . They look forward to it. They cherish it. They live for the fight, and their heartfelt desire is to die in #battle .
As Christians, we would be benefit greatly from having off a somewhat similar mindset. Instead, many of us whine, cry, and complain when a battle approaches. When #hardship arises, we get all "woe is me, satan just won't leave me alone." When #temptation rears its ugly head, we start making excuses for why it's so hard not to sin. I know, I have been there.
But these are all battles Jesus has won on our behalf, well before they ever began, if we will indeed abide in Him. And not only that, but as we go through them our #faith , our #strength , and our spirits will be built up in Him, if we would indeed cling to Jesus as we go through them. ANNNND we know that God turns what was meant for evil against someone, into the good for that one, if that one loves the Lord.
So I'm saying, really, where's the down side? Enjoy the battle. That sounds crazy I know, but enjoy the battle. Nothing will drive the enemy more insane than seeing how every blow he sends your way just results on your #joy , because you're #excited about how God is going to move in the situation.
Do this, and I'm telling you, there will be times that you don't even notice the moment when the victory actually manifests and the battle is over, because as far as you're concerned, your #victory was IN the battle.
One thing I have learned is no matter how much you help someone if they don't want it for themselves they will not change. I learned this harsh lesson few years back. This taught me that I care too much at times, when to walk away, and to hope for the best and prepare for the worst. Durring this time I had read an old Arabic proverb "I've suffered, I've learned, I've changed." And remembered thinking this is my life. Hardships build character and strong people. #stayhumble#staystrong#love#keepgoing#loveyourself#hardship#charactor
So, I haven't really gotten in the habit of doing this, but I have a blog by the same name as this (mostly think pieces related to having had cancer / surviving trauma - so a little niche there... :-P ) that I'm going to try to start linking to. Most recent blog post linked to in my profile.
As I assume most people know, I was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was 28.
After finishing treatment, I was able to go out and do a bunch of stuff, including hiking part of the Appalachian Trail. One thing I found getting under my skin while I was out there was the number of times I heard people say that the trail "was the hardest thing they'd ever done." .
I guess in part because my world has become so centered around cancer and everything that comes along with it - including the deaths of so many women around me - I just couldn't relate to using this type of phrasing about something like a hike. So, this was my blog post sorting through all that.
[And this picture was me on one very rainy day in the Smokies in June... ;-) ]
Have you ever asked yourself what you need to be living the life of your dreams?
What answers did you come up with?
Money? Resources? People? Better skills? More development? A wonderful partner? Kids? A house? A car? Marriage? Loved ones? Etc etc blah blah blah you know you really are getting in your own way with this type of thinking!
You know what I need?............ breath❗️
All I need is breath in my body and I will go after what I want with laser precision, once my mind is made up on my goal I’m going to chase it down with all the breaths in my body I have left.
The injustice you do to yourself by not chasing your dreams is to take your own breath away.
The state of perpetual growth is what we’re living for that growth that rises us towards our goals and dreams.
You better believe it’s going to be fucking hard to achieve everything you want but have you ever seen your body change in the gym from some have arsed shitty Instagram workout? Or the hardship and discomfort of taking your body to places and depths it’s not used to? (It’s the later btw). Just as when in the gym so your life needs to echo that hardship and discomfort to flourish!
So suck it up buttercup and go after the things you want in life. I’m happy in the things that life has brought me so far and I know through what I give out to the world I reap back in abundance, so now it’s your turn to go out there and show the world what you’ve got and remember use those breathes because we only have so many left................💪🏻
I know its hard to believe in for someone who is going through hatdtimes in life.But thats the truth that anyrhing that goes down has to rise up. Belive in yourself,believe in God that everything will be gine at the end.#life#hardship#hope
"True Peruvian torches" or as i bought them Trichocereus Peruvianus Icaros DNA (Matucana) whatever all thatvmeans hehe. I pitty those trying to get into psychedelic cacti especially trichocereus mainly because of the overwhealming amount of conflicting information out there about everything to do with the plant and growing it under the sun. Its genetics are especially confusing because i recall some saying the DNA shared between Pachanoi, bridgesii, and peruvianus is so close they may be all technically the same species. Maybe @trichocereus_net can shed some light on the genetic linkage of the "big three" names in trichocereus or dispell the rumors
These were grown from seed by me i wanna say in august of 2015 near the end of the month. I recall it so well because it was the last trip to the beach and i planted them right before i left and had 100s come up and many died due to mold and damp off from not having the lid removed once in a while to vent and prevent mold or combat it in the 100% humidity environment.
Of the few that survived i had perhaps 15 and sold all but 7 last year. Want to hang onto a ffew of them being its so much ahed work to raise them from seed and keep them alive through each winter.
Not to be insensitive but @entheonautical you learned what i have had to learn several times as well about winter and cacti when living somewhere it can snow lots in the winter or be mild off and on. He knows much like I do that the ones that do survive winter are oh so prescious and carry with them memories and experiences. #trichocereus#Peruvian#southAmerica#SouthAmerican#seedling#yearling#psychedelic#psychedelics#entheogen#hallucinogenic#psychic#psyart#greenthumb#greenhouse#development#wintergarden#spring#learning#wisdom#hardship#garden#gardener#gardening#love#passion#passionate
Allah is the all knowing and most wise. Have faith in him and he will ease all your affairs. in shaa Allah
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You cant always do what the kids can, its tricky pursuing ya dream as a big man, sacrafices caused me a crisis, there was no other option with this plan, shit got tough tougher than usual, looking at ky asleep in my studio, nowhere i could go that id choose to go, he thinks its soo coool, im lookin at him like if only you knew, if daddy would hav blown we'd be cool, its hard to swallow but yo its the truth, feels like im bleeding to death in the booth, should be right beside ya, spent too much time without elijah, you dont like it liji i dont like it either, they tried to hide ya, its time to find ya ❤🔥❤🔥❤🔥❤ #wrigz#new#hardship#feature#shoa#unsunghero#mixtape#2018#outnow#linkinbio#real#truth#passion#mcr#manchester#0161#uk#grime#audioslugs