Last week we discussed three of the ‘other’ senses we need to develop, grow and become successful people. They were: The senses of Purpose, Dependency and Humility. This week we will look at the other four:
You don’t have to settle for second best. Instead, learn and put into practice these SENSES. As you develop and grow, you will travel the path toward personal excellence. That, in turn, will propel you towards becoming…..
A young man at the construction site was bragging that he could outdo anyone based on his strength. He especially made fun of one of the older workmen. Finally, after several minutes, the more senior worker had enough. “Why don’t you put your money where your mouth is?” he said. “I’ll bet a week’s wage that I can haul something in a wheelbarrow over to the other building that you won’t be able to wheel back.” “You’re on, old man,” the young man replied. “Let’s see what you’ve got.” The old man reached out and grabbed the wheelbarrow by the handles. Then nodding to the young man, he said with a smile, “All right. Get in.”
“Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more so that we may fear less.”
Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with the same complaint. Both have trouble walking and appear to require a hip replacement. The FIRST patient is examined within the hour, is x-rayed the same day and has a time booked for surgery the following week. The SECOND sees his family doctor after waiting 3 weeks for an appointment, then waits 8 weeks to see a specialist, then gets an x-ray, which isn’t reviewed for another week and finally has his surgery scheduled for 6 months from then. Why the different treatment for the two patients? The FIRST is a Golden Retriever. The SECOND is a Senior Citizen. Draw your own conclusions.
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ARIES Mar. 21-Apr. 19: If something seems too good to be true, then it probably is. Don’t be pessimistic; just be guarded.
TAURUS Apr. 20-May 20: Creativity is at its peak. Do all you possibly can at this time. Let your light shine through.
GEMINI May 21-June 20: Circumstances are beyond your control. Don’t fret about the small stuff. Do what you are physically able to do and forget the rest. Remain calm.
CANCER June 21-July 22: Lunar movement favours you. Time to make a change in your lifestyle. Move into familiar territory.
LEO July 23-Aug 22: Good deeds will not go unnoticed. Show your compassionate side. Be willing to help when no one else will.
VIRGO Aug. 23-Sept. 22: The lion roars! Your time is at hand. Now everyone will see just what you are made of. Make it special.
LIBRA Sept. 23-Oct. 22: When it comes to making the first move, you will have to take the initiative. Others will follow suit. Demonstrate leadership.
SCORPIO Oct. 23-Nov. 21: Teamwork is imperative if you want to get your current project finished on time. Don’t allow others to get in the way. Put them to good use!
SAGITTARIUS Nov. 22-Dec. 21: A small snag develops in the current plan. Have a backup ready to put into action. You never know what other difficulties await you.
CAPRICORN Dec. 22-Jan. 19: Show generosity by volunteering to do the dirty work. An older person will be grateful. Go to church.
AQUARIUS Jan. 20-Feb. 18: Blue is this week’s colour. Your “down” mood will lift by Saturday, and you will be off and running.
PISCES Feb. 19-Mar. 20: Check your appearance. You may need a wardrobe boost. Sales are happening… take advantage of them.
Happiness doesn’t come from what we have,
it comes from how much we enjoy what we have.