100 things I just learned #8

reflecting for understanding
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While there is a lot I am learning lately, this is the one lesson that stands out to me. It is one thing to know something, and another to understand what you know. Sometimes we can learn from the same experience over and over again. Our experiences help make and shape us. Looking forward is wonderful, but sometimes it is important to look in the rear mirror – not for regret, but for understanding.

JC ©2013

 

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100 things I just learned #6

If you want it badly enough, go for it. 

GoForIt
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Let’s face it: when you come to a crossroad, you will not always get the answers you want. And sometimes, you may realize that you’re really just looking for one reason to not go for what you want. Continue reading 100 things I just learned #6

New opportunities

I like to see each new day, month or year as an opportunity to learn something new. I also like to see them as new opportunities to grow.

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So, it’s June! This is often the time of year when most people like to have a reality check. While you take a look at the months that have gone by, and those still ahead, do yourself a favor and keep your eyes wide open. Trust me, it will make all the difference in the world, especially if you’ve been putting in some hard work.

Enjoy the new month.

JC

©2012

Scripture meditation:

… time and chance happens to everyone…

Ecclesiastes 9.11

Quote:

“Eyes that look are common. Eyes that see are rare.”

~ J. Oswald Sanders