Don’t Hold You Down!

Don’t let someone else’s dishonesty ruin your character. Your reputation doesn’t just depend on you, but on the people you call your friends. Everything they do will always reflect in the way you are perceived. You can’t move in the company of people with defective ideals expecting to be branded differently.

You are the company you keep and that company will ultimately determine how far you will go in life…….ever wondered why you have not made significant progress with your life, ever wondered why your life is not moving in the direction of your dreams. A lot of folks are where they are today because the failed to break away from certain kind people, there’s no point holding on to people who aren’t making your life better; there’s no point holding on to people who aren’t moving your life forward….Your circle has the power to make you or break you; you can’t move in the company of people doing nothing with their lives expecting to be different; you can’t move in the company of people sitting down on their dreams and expect to do differently. The people around you can influence your life more than you know….mindsets are contagious…. You will eventually become like the company you keep. Its time to subtract from your life, those people that don’t make you better… You are not “selfish” for deciding to cut some people off; There comes a point when you have to stop being UNFAIR to yourself, Sometimes subtraction is the only way for things to add up.

Have a Blessed Day
I am Ose
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Step Out!

 

sad-man-1What would you do if you know you would never fail; What would you do if you where guaranteed success. Too many tailor their lives according to what the majority says is possible, they dare to reach the limits the world around them agree is achievable. I challenge you today, to break out from the norm, break out from the routines, step into your possibilities and be who God has called you to be…Before you can really see a change in your life, you got to start from the inside out: Everything you see on the outside has a root somewhere on the inside, starting from inside means you got to develop yourself, it means you got to stretch yourself, it means you have got to do more: and doing more means you can’t remain in your comfort zone. You have got to come out and face new challenges. Personal development gives you the capacity to attract the right things into your life. The more you develop yourself, the greater your capacity for achieving an all-round success. To really develop yourself, you must develop the quality of your thoughts. Your life will always move in the direction of your prevailing thoughts as such, the quality of your life can never be better than the quality of your thoughts. How successful do you want to become? How wealthy do you want to become? Think possibility not impossibility. Think success not failure; for a man is as he thinks.  As you develop the quality of your thoughts, you will also develop the quality of your life, the quality of your relationships, the quality of your finances….. You have been in the closet far too long, Its time to get a hold of your life, its time to move beyond the limits, its time to breakout, step out and be who you were destined to be. Its not over until you win.

Have a Blessed Week
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Release Yourself!

While there may have been many times when we were wronged, there may have been many more times when we spent too long grieving over the hurts instead of moving beyond them. Without forgiveness your life will always be a reflection of the hurt and pain people bring to you…the more you forgive, the more love can grow in your heart, Its ok to feel hurt sometimes, its ok to feel the pains of their actions or inaction, but listen up, you are responsible for how long you choose to let what hurt you hunt you…You are responsible for how long you choose to let what hurt you break you.. Most times, we cannot undo what has already been done, so why handcuff yourself to a memory that brings you so much pain, why hold on to the hurt when you can release yourself from the pain. The one thing you are holding on to could be the one thing that’s holding your life back! its time to release yourself!! Forgiveness is for you not them, Holding a grudge keeps your life in their hands, Holding a grudge gives them control over you. You got to free yourself today. Holding on to things that we are supposed to let go of, just keeps our lives in a season that we are no longer supposed to be in. Forgiveness is your gift to them, Moving on is your gift to yourself….Hate in your heart, prevents you from experiencing God’s love. It time to let go, its time to become you again!

Have a Blessed Week
Ose
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It’s Your Life! Make it Work!

Weather you do good or bad people will always have something negative to say; Matter of fact, the more good you do the more judgmental many will get, expecting you to be perfect as they put you under a magnifying glass, yet neglect to look at their own lives; But you know what? We get to determine whether our labels become our realities, We get to decide whether we choose to believe the odds or believe God.
We have the ability to choose to love ourselves more and decide we will succeed! Don’t focus on what people think! rather strive to be the BEST you can daily! There is a process to everything! Live & learn… You can be genuinely misunderstood or fraudulently accepted, but you can’t be everything to everyone. Not everyone is going to “get you”. Learn to be okay with that. The more in love you fall with yourself the less acceptance you need from others. Often times we get so caught up trying to be so memorable to people that we forget who we are to ourselves, but never forget that you are the star of your own show, a co-star in some other peoples show and an extra in others. You gotta learn to be okay with that if you are going to grow. God can’t direct your show with you creating your own plots. Growth is a part of life and change is inevitable. You will have to answer to God for the life you lived. Make it honest, Make it genuine, Make it compassionate and Make it real. Happy New Month!

Have a Blessed Week
~Ose
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Live Out Your Truth!

A lot of people spend so much time living a life that’s far from their true reality just to feel included…they live a lie just to attract the people that mean nothing and push away the people that mean everything… they spend money they don’t have on things they don’t need just to impress people they don’t like. It’s time to get real with yourself, It’s time to let people know you for who you really are and if they choose to walk away from identifying with your truth, then they weren’t meant to be in your life in the first place…. Don’t be caught living a life full of lies…because lies are only believable for so long, your truth will eventually show up in the end. You can “photoshop” your life for social sites, but that still won’t change the picture offline; You got to be honest with yourself, you got to be real with you. It is NEVER too late to start over; Its never too late to reinvent yourself! If you don’t like how your life is going, YOU have the power to change it! You will stumble, yes you will! but you just got to get back up and do it all over again until you succeed! You can live a lie to gain the world, but taint your soul by dismissing the truth; If this truth offends you, it only means one thing; You are living a lie! The truth will always step on the toes of someone living a lie. . . . . . .

Have a Blessed week!
~Ose
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When Failure Means Success!

Sometimes your biggest disappointments will birth your greatest blessings! A setback is not the end but a pit-stop to repair;
Failure is meant to change your approach, not break your spirit, failure is meant to motivate you, not make you quit. Been defeated doesn’t make you a failure, staying defeated does. It might be easy to stay defeated, but moving forward is the first step to achieving great success. You don’t have to let your scars scare you from having a future…. A survivor is not a Person who’s life has been struggle free but a person who has been freed from that struggle. Life is too short to be intentionally unhappy, So stop grieving over what could have been and start taking hold of what is….Everything that happens to us in life is a trial, a test we should see as an opportunity to grow, as something pushing us to find strength we did not know we had. The bigger the test, the more we are pushed to grow. You got to stop believing you are a victim and start seeing yourself as a work in progress; Its time to exercise your strength. Stop complaining about the darkness, light a candle; Stop complaining about your failures, move beyond them. Don’t let your past failures keep you in bondage. Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional. Life is designed to test your staying power, so don’t let your failures get the best of you, we may not always get it right at first, but we should never stop trying.

Have a Blessed Week ahead

Ose!
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Don’t Loose Yourself!

It’s hard to move forward when someone else controls your steps, It’s hard to be successful working off someone else’s clock, Its hard to live your life, living off someone else’s opinion. If you don’t care what they think, then stop listening to what they say; The more you entertain others peoples negative opinions about you, the more power you give them to control your life. The problem isn’t what they said about you…The problem is you choose to believe the things they said; If other peoples negative opinions about you can convince you to give up on your dreams, then you don’t deserve to have that dream in the first place. If other peoples negative opinions about you can convince you to put your life on hold, then you were never ready to move forward in the first place. You might not be in control of what people bring across your way, but you are always in control of what you choose to accept…Don’t lose yourself trying to win other people over; Don’t put your life on hold just because they feel the time isn’t right for you to move ahead; Don’t let living for “them” cost you “you”. Your dreams are just as important as their expectations. Don’t let your happiness depend on the approval of others. No matter how much you change for the better, there will always be people who will only see you for who you used to be, they will overlook everything you are doing right just to try to find out what you are doing wrong. You got to forget them and focus. If I listened to opinions, I would never be where I am today. I learned to stop taking advice from people who knew nothing about my life. Opinions don’t matter, it’s what you choose to believe that does.

Have a Blessed Day
~Ose
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Don’t Defeat Yourself!

There are many uncertainties in life, but you are not one. So stop allowing what happened to you control what’s left of you; Stop allowing what happened in you past control your future. Nothing can hold you back without your permission; Your past can either prepare you for a better tomorrow or convince you one doesn’t exist; You are not your past unless you choose to be. Don’t let the things of your past have power over your life. The pains, hurts and disappointment of your past becomes powerless once you decide to let go, Holding on to things that we are supposed to let go of, just keeps our lives in a season that we are no longer supposed to be in. The one thing you are holding on to could be that one thing that’s holding you back! Its time to let go of the pains, let go of the hurts, let go of the disappointments. Sometimes it takes losing your “everything” just to show you it was NOTHING you needed. Don’t let what you are going through take your life. There is so much more to you than what’s trying to break you. Bad chapters can still create a story that ends well. Being a good person doesn’t always mean you don’t do wrong, Being a good person doesn’t mean you are perfect. It means you strive each day to do right even in the face of wrong. . .You can live a victorious life once you stop defeating yourself; You can live a successful life once you let go of your past; Having a negative outlook on life won’t get you positive results. You can’t stay stuck on a “chapter” trying to get everybody on the same page. That’s how you will never finish the story. Its not over until you win!

Have a Blessed Week!
~Ose
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Stop Talking; Start Doing!

Too many people are quick to say what they want, but are not willing to do what it takes to get it! You get so good at talking about doing big things, but still doing the same things that got you nowhere, going to the same places that brought you no good, hanging around the same small mindsets that held you back, talking about the same “dreams” expecting something different, but doing nothing different. You can’t expect to be different doing things that keep you the same; You can’t expect to make progress in your life when all you do is sit back and talk! It’s time to get done talking and start doing!! Last year shouldn’t look like this year and honestly yesterday shouldn’t look like today…….How many times are you going to have to say “this is my year” and end of living the entire year just like every other unproductive year before it; How many times are you going to have to say “I’m gonna get serious with my Life” and end up doing the very same things that got you nowhere; Don’t just say it! Live it! Hard work doesn’t need an introduction speech! When your life speaks for itself…you don’t have to say much! Nothing changes until you change it, Nothing works until you work it, Nothing happens, until you make it happen. You can’t become who you want to be, by remaining who you are. Your life doesn’t change because you want better, it changes when you work for better. Let this be the year you find a way to live your purpose, not find excuses why you haven’t. God has put in you all you need to become who he wants you to be, you got to look inward and make your life count!

Have a Blessed Week

Ose!
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Move On!

As the year gradually comes to a close, it is important we understand that a time such as this brings the perfect opportunity to bid farewell to the past and welcome the future with such great expectation…Don’t let your past kill your future. It doesn’t matter how bad you may have had it, its time to leave the past behind and move on; It doesn’t matter the pain and hurts that flooded your life, you still got to move on; True strength isn’t always shown in what you can hold on to, but it is sometimes shown in what you are willing to let go of; So you got to leave the regrets behind. You got to leave the disappointments behind and look forward with expectation to a future of countless possibilities; Don’t stay stuck on the things that didn’t work out for you, Don’t stay stuck on the situations that didn’t change, MOVE ON and let your future give you the better you deserve. Regardless of what’s been said, you can change how your story ends. No matter how un-fulfilling the present year may have been for you, I want to assure you that the coming year will be better!! It’s my sincere prayer that in the coming year, your life will be adorned with goodness and abundant joys. Wishing you all the best! Cheers!

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I’d like to take this moment to appreciate everyone for the love and support through the year, I read all your comments and am so glad your lives been imparted for good. God bless you!

Have a Blessed Week
Ose
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