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Learning 666 “Repairing the boat hole.”

A man was asked to paint a boat.

He brought with him paint and brushes and began to paint the boat a bright red, as the owner asked him.

While painting, he noticed that there was a small hole in the hull, and quietly repaired it.

When finished painting, he received his money and left.

The next day, the owner of the boat came to the painter and presented him with a nice cheque, much higher than the payment for painting.
The painter was surprised and said “You’ve already paid me for painting the boat Sir!” 

“But this is not for the paint job. It’s for having repaired the hole in the boat.”

“Ah! But it was such a small service… certainly it’s not worth paying me such a high amount for something so insignificant.”

“My dear friend, you do not understand. Let me tell you what happened.

When I asked you to paint the boat, I forgot to mention about the hole.

When the boat dried, my kids took the boat and went on a fishing trip.

They did not know that there was a hole. I was not at home at that time.

When I returned and noticed they had taken the boat, I was desperate because I remembered that the boat had a hole.

Imagine my relief and joy when I saw them returning from fishing.

Then, I examined the boat and found that you had repaired the hole! You see, now, what you did? You saved the life of my children! I do not have enough money to pay your ‘small’ good deed.”

So, no matter who, when or how. Just continue to help, sustain, wipe tears, listen attentively and carefully repair all the ‘leaks’ you find, because you never know when one is in need of us or when God holds a pleasant surprise for us to be helpful and important to someone.

You may have repaired numerous ‘boat holes’ along the way… of several people without realizing how many lives you’ve saved.

*So let’s Keep up the Good work, no matter how small it may seem to be.*

Want to thank Everyone who Repaired my boat this year in every way like Good Wishes, Good thoughts, Love, Care & Prayers…
Thank you !

May God bless you always.

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Learning 664

The only  limits  on  your  life  are  those  that  you set  yourself.  When  you dare  to  get  out  of  your  circle  of  comfort  and  explore  the  unknown, you  start  to  liberate  your  true  human  potential.  This  is  the  first step  towards  self-mastery  and  mastery  over  every  other circumstance  in  your  life.  

When  you  push  beyond  your  limits, you  unlock  mental  and physical  reserves  that  you  never  thought  you  had.

The  average  person  uses  only  a  minute  measure of  his  human  capacity.  I  wondered  what  we  could  do  if  we  started using  the  remaining  reservoir  of  our  abilities. 

Even when we are exhausted after working on something, and we get a little motivation or a will to finish the task, we get that energy to perform and get the results. We have more  inside  us and  when  we reach for  our  resources, we receive more.  

We  practice  the  art  of  kaizen  by  pushing  ourselves daily. Work  hard  to  improve  your  mind  and  body.  Nourish  your  spirit. Do  the  things  you  fear.  Start  to  live  with  unbridled  energy  and limitless  enthusiasm.  Watch  the  sun  rise.  Dance  in  a  rain  shower. Be  the  person  you  dream  of  being.  Do  the  things  you  have  always wanted  to  do  but  didn’t  because  you  tricked  yourself  into believing  that  you  were  too  young,  too  old,  too  rich  or  too  poor. Prepare  to  live  a  soaring,  fully  alive  life.  It is  said  that luck  favors  the  prepared  mind.  I  believe  that  life  favors  the prepared  mind.

Identify  the  things that  are  holding  you  back. Are  you  scared  of  speaking  or  do  you have trouble  in  your  relationships?  Do  you  lack  a positive  attitude or  do  you  need  more energy? Make  a  written  inventory  of  your weaknesses. Satisfied  people  are  far  more  thoughtful  than others. Take  the  time  to  reflect  on  what  it  is that  might  be  keeping  you from  the  life  you really  want  and  know  deep  down  you  can have. 

Once  you  have  identified  what  your weaknesses  are,  the  next  step is  to  face  them head  on  and  attack  your  fears.  If  you  fear public speaking,  sign  up  to  give  twenty speeches.  If  you  fear  starting  a new  business or  getting  out  of  a  dissatisfying  relationship, muster every  ounce  of  your  inner  resolve  and do  it.  This  might  be  the  first taste  of  real freedom  that  you  have  experienced  in  years. 

Fear  is nothing  more  than  a  mental  monster you  have  created,  a  negative stream  of consciousness.

Learning 664

The only  limits  on  your  life  are  those  that  you set  yourself.  When  you dare  to  get  out  of  your  circle  of  comfort  and  explore  the  unknown, you  start  to  liberate  your  true  human  potential.  This  is  the  first step  towards  self-mastery  and  mastery  over  every  other circumstance  in  your  life.  

When  you  push  beyond  your  limits, you  unlock  mental  and physical  reserves  that  you  never  thought  you  had.

The  average  person  uses  only  a  minute  measure of  his  human  capacity.  I  wondered  what  we  could  do  if  we  started using  the  remaining  reservoir  of  our  abilities. 

Even when we are exhausted after working on something, and we get a little motivation or a will to finish the task, we get that energy to perform and get the results. We have more  inside  us and  when  we reach for  our  resources, we receive more.  

We  practice  the  art  of  kaizen  by  pushing  ourselves daily. Work  hard  to  improve  your  mind  and  body.  Nourish  your  spirit. Do  the  things  you  fear.  Start  to  live  with  unbridled  energy  and limitless  enthusiasm.  Watch  the  sun  rise.  Dance  in  a  rain  shower. Be  the  person  you  dream  of  being.  Do  the  things  you  have  always wanted  to  do  but  didn’t  because  you  tricked  yourself  into believing  that  you  were  too  young,  too  old,  too  rich  or  too  poor. Prepare  to  live  a  soaring,  fully  alive  life.  It is  said  that luck  favors  the  prepared  mind.  I  believe  that  life  favors  the prepared  mind.

Identify  the  things that  are  holding  you  back. Are  you  scared  of  speaking  or  do  you have trouble  in  your  relationships?  Do  you  lack  a positive  attitude or  do  you  need  more energy? Make  a  written  inventory  of  your weaknesses. Satisfied  people  are  far  more  thoughtful  than others. Take  the  time  to  reflect  on  what  it  is that  might  be  keeping  you from  the  life  you really  want  and  know  deep  down  you  can have. 

Once  you  have  identified  what  your weaknesses  are,  the  next  step is  to  face  them head  on  and  attack  your  fears.  If  you  fear public speaking,  sign  up  to  give  twenty speeches.  If  you  fear  starting  a new  business or  getting  out  of  a  dissatisfying  relationship, muster every  ounce  of  your  inner  resolve  and do  it.  This  might  be  the  first taste  of  real freedom  that  you  have  experienced  in  years. 

Fear  is nothing  more  than  a  mental  monster you  have  created,  a  negative stream  of consciousness.

Learning 653

The  Chinese  character  for ‘crisis’  is  comprised  of  two  sub-characters:  one  that  spells  ‘danger’ and  another  that  spells  ‘opportunity.’  I  guess  that  even  the  ancient Chinese  knew  that  there  is  a  bright  side  to  the  darkest circumstance  —  if  you  have  the  courage  to  look  for  it.

There  are  no  mistakes  in  life, only lessons.  There  is  no  such  thing  as  a  negative  experience,  only opportunities  to  grow,  learn  and  advance  along  the  road  of  selfmastery.  From  struggle  comes  strength.  Even  pain  can  be  a wonderful  teacher.

Absolutely.  To  transcend  pain,  you  must  first  experience  it.  Or to  put  it  another  way,  how  can  you  really  know  the  joy  of  being  on the  summit  of  the  mountain  unless  you  have  first  visited  the  lowest valley.  

“To  savor  the  good  one  must  know  the  bad?” 

Learning 650

Stop  judging  events  as  either positive  or negative.  Rather,  simply  experience  them, celebrate them  and  learn  from  them.  

Every  event  offers  you  lessons.  These little lessons  fuel  your  inner  and  outer  growth. Without  them,  you would  be  stuck  on  a plateau. 

Just  think  about  it  in  your  own  life. Most people  have  grown  the  most  from  their  most challenging experiences.  

If  you  meet  with  an  outcome  you  did  not expect and  feel  a  little  disappointed, remember  that  the  laws  of  nature always ensure  that  when  one  door  closes  another opens.

Once  you  consistently  apply  this  principle  to your  daily  life  and start  to  condition  your mind  to  translate  every  event  into  a positive, empowering  one,  you  will  banish  worry forever.  You  will stop  being  a  prisoner  of your  past.  Instead,  you  will  become  the architect  of  your  future.

Learning 649

“Your  I can  is  more  important  than  your  I.Q.”
When  you  form  the  habit  of  searching  for  the  positive  in  every circumstance,  your  life  will  move  into  its  highest  dimensions.  This is  one  of  the  greatest  of  all  the  natural  laws.

And  it  all  starts  with  using  your  mind  more  effectively.

All  success  in  life,  whether  material  or spiritual,  starts  with  that  twelve-pound  mass  sitting  between  your shoulders.  Or  more  specifically,  with  the  thoughts  that  you  put  into your  mind  every  second  of  every  minute  of  every  day.  Your  outer world  reflects  the  state  of  your  inner  world.  By  controlling  the thoughts  that  you  think  and  the  way  you  respond  to  the  events  of your  life,  you  begin  to  control  your  destiny.

How to Bring out the Lion in You?

How to stay motivated ?
In the jungle which animal is the biggest ……..

I heard you say, Elephant.
In the jungle which animal is the tallest ……..

I heard you say, Giraffe.
In the jungle which animal is the wisest ……..

I heard you say, Fox.
In the jungle which animal is the fastest ……..

I heard you say, Cheetahs.
Yet, you say the Lion is the KING of the jungle even without ANY of these qualities.!!
Why??
Because…
The Lion is courageous,
The Lion is very bold,
The Lion walks with confidence. 

The Lion dares anything and is never afraid. 

The Lion believes he is unstoppable. 

The Lion is a risk taker. 

The Lion believes any animal is food for him. 

The Lion believes any opportunity is worth giving a try and never lets it slip from his hands. 

The Lion has charisma.!!

So…
– What is it that we get to learn from the Lion ??
• You don’t need to be the fastest.
• You don’t need to be the wisest.
• You don’t need to be the smartest.
• You don’t need to be the most brilliant.
• All you need is *courage*
• All you need is the will to try.
• All you need is the faith to believe it is possible.
• All you need is to believe in yourself, that you can do it.!!
It’s TIME to bring out the Lion in you..!!
Stay motivated