Comfort is what you have when God gives you the victory. Then, you can pass it on to others. ~Raye Adkins
Raye is an award-winning former school principal turned nonprofit executive, and the author of Letters To My Father: The Gifts.
If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...
Getting Over It
Maya Angelou writes, "We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty."
Life is a winding road and it takes us places we do not plan or want to go. While on it, we will find ourselves faced with challenges that test our endurance and belief systems. We will have our ups and our downs. The good news is that troubles can encourage or prompt us to discover some of the greatest successes of our lives.
Before exploring ways of getting through the struggle, I will start with the end in mind and some possible outcomes. Trailblazers often emerge as the result of a crisis they have successfully navigated. Troubles teach us things we did not know and help develop new levels of awareness. As the metamorphosis occurs, you achieve what did not seem possible. And on the other side of the experience, you may be transformed and better able to meet new challenges. Pioneers have found in themselves wh...
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