Jim's Gems: Positive Direction
January 14, 2013
What really matters in your life’s journey? Is it your failures from which you learn the most or is it the significant accomplishments from which you receive much joy and happiness? What really matters is the direction in which you are going on the journey. The direction is even much more important than the magnitude of your next step.
If you have been struggling (which is the category that much of us fall into today), it may be traced to a negative thought process. You can start turning your life around by turning your focus around. To move toward your goals, you must first be facing in that direction and not in the opposite direction.
Just a small step in a positive direction is a step in the right direction nonetheless.Just one small positive thought has the power to turn you away from years of negative actions.
Every moment is a choice. And every moment you can choose to orient your life in a positive direction.
You don't have to take big strides, for the small, incremental, steps will get you there just as reliably. Just make sure that each thought, each action, each feeling, however insignificant it might seem, points toward where you desire to go.
A car that is traveling 60 miles per hour toward the south can easily be stopped, turned around and head 60 miles per hour to the north. In the same manner, you can control your own destiny by directing your personal energy so that it moves you toward your goals and dreams rather than away from them.
Maintain a positive direction, and no matter what else happens, you'll always be making progress. Keep yourself pointed in the direction of your dreams, and every day will bring you closer to your desires.