Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Motivation

470 views

Published on

Without sound, all photos copyrighted by the owner. fangems.com

Published in: Spiritual
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Motivation

  1. 1. Why get out of bed in the morning?<br />MB Whitcomb<br />
  2. 2. First: <br />Understand <br />your luck…<br />
  3. 3. in being part<br />of this world,<br />
  4. 4. in this place, <br />
  5. 5. surrounded<br />by natural <br />beauty,<br />
  6. 6. vibrant <br />colors,<br />
  7. 7. and <br />perfect <br />details. <br />
  8. 8. The best things in life <br />are free… <br />
  9. 9. but <br />must <br />first <br />be <br />noticed.<br />
  10. 10. Second: Fulfill<br />the need <br />to be a part <br />of the world <br />by…<br />
  11. 11. creating something…<br />
  12. 12. (everything we make<br /> can be art),<br />
  13. 13. fixing what <br />needs it,<br />
  14. 14. and cleaning up…<br />(every day, a little at a time, whenever possible).<br />
  15. 15. It is far better to work on a problem…<br />
  16. 16. than to…<br />leave the outcome to chance.<br />
  17. 17. Third: Love <br />people on this <br />planet by<br />noticing<br />them,…<br />
  18. 18. sharing and exchanging,…<br />
  19. 19. and <br />doing things <br />for them. <br />
  20. 20. especially strangers in need.<br />
  21. 21. This is how… <br />the best <br />relationships <br />are made.<br />
  22. 22. Dare to risk everything… <br />
  23. 23. to be deeply connected.<br />
  24. 24. Love is…<br />learning<br />to help <br />each other<br />grow.<br />
  25. 25. Fourth: Spend every day trying<br />…to understand the internal world.<br />
  26. 26. Emotions.<br />
  27. 27. “If you are not fired with enthusiasm, <br />you will be fired with enthusiasm.”<br />
  28. 28. Fears…<br />
  29. 29. which give rise to hopes, because,<br />
  30. 30. “where there is no hope, there can be no endeavor.”<br />
  31. 31. and then the challenge is on!<br />How can the task be accomplished?<br />
  32. 32. “The will to persevere <br />is often the difference between failure or success.”<br />
  33. 33. “Abraham Lincoln was defeated in election 9 times, <br />failed in business, <br />and had a nervous breakdown…<br />before he won the US presidency.”<br />
  34. 34. Fifth: Nurture personal beliefs<br />and attitudes so they may evolve.<br />
  35. 35. A dead fish can float downstream…<br />but it takes a live one <br />to swim upstream.”<br />
  36. 36. “Everything is theoretically impossible, <br />until it is done.”<br />
  37. 37. So when rising to face the coming day, <br />ask yourself:…<br />
  38. 38. What meaning <br />may be found…<br />in what is <br />being done <br />right now? <br />
  39. 39. Is there a way to enjoy the job?<br />
  40. 40. What processes may be made easier?<br />
  41. 41. Or if all else fails, how can I<br />….get the dang thing over-with <br />and move on?!<br />
  42. 42. “Genius is initiative on fire.”<br />
  43. 43. Grow…<br />
  44. 44. or die.<br />
  45. 45. There is no finish line. <br />
  46. 46. There is not a moment to waste!<br />
  47. 47. Get moving! <br />
  48. 48. With thanks to: Indigo Girls <br />“Watershed” (lyrics below, pause<br />to read if needed)<br />Vince Lombardi<br />WC Fields<br />Kenneth Blanchard<br />Holbrook Jackson<br />Robert Heinlein<br />All photos original except, <br />photos of the author taken <br />by others & used with permission.<br />
  49. 49. Lyrics to “Watershed”<br />Thought I knew my mind like the back of my hand,The gold and the rainbow, but nothing panned out as I planned.And they say only milk and honey's gonna make your soul satisfied!Well I better learn how to swimCause the crossing is chilly and wide.Twisted guardrail on the highway, broken glass on the cement A ghost of someone's tragedyHow recklessly my time has been spent.And they say that it's never too late, but you don't get any younger!Well I better learn how to starve the emptinessAnd feed the hunger (continued next slide)<br />
  50. 50. Up on the watershed, standing at the fork in the roadYou can stand there and agonizeTill your agony's your heaviest load.You'll never fly as the crow flies, get used to a country mile.When you're learning to face the path at your paceEvery choice is worth your while.Well there's always retrospect to light a clearer pathEvery five years or so I look back on my lifeAnd I have a good laugh.You start at the top, go full circle roundCatch a breeze, take a spillBut ending up where i started again makes me wanna stand still.Stepping on a crack, breaking up and looking backEvery tree limb overhead just seems to sit and wait.Until every step you take becomes a twist of fate. <br />

×