Unexpected gifts

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SOMETIMES, SOMEONE SEES SOMETHING IN YOU THAT YOU DON’T SEE IN YOURSELF.  IF YOU ARE OPEN TO RECEIVING THOSE UNEXPECTED GIFTS, YOU MIGHT UNCOVER THE PATH YOU ARE SEEKING.

What happens when you get something other than what you expected?  When the result of your hard work ain’t what you thought it would be.  Are you disappointed? mad? frustrated?  Or are you humble and bold enough to transform your disappointment into an opportunity for growth, and a chance to relish a new found freedom? Can you surrender, then seize the moment and accept the unexpected gift, perhaps receiving a bounty from the surprise?

Be open to receiving gifts and unexpected offerings. This means that if you are locked into exactly what success means for you, and exactly how to get there, you may miss out on the valuable opportunities made available free of charge from the sidelines, from people whose only motivation is to see you succeed.  It’s those little offhand comments and suggestions that you overhear that will initiate the AHA! moment that will lead to your true goal. When you are ready to make things happen, when you are willing to let go of yourself and how smart you are, those gifts and offerings will come…

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