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How To Live A Fulfilling And Joyful Life

October 5, 2012


Know Yourself

Always keep the faith, have a sense of humor, and do good deeds at random in your life. God will always have your back, if only you'll let Him. Don't take self so seriously. Keep levity in your daily life, as it really is the best medicine. Give aid to strangers, and the blessings will come back to you ten-fold, impacting their life and yours in a positive way. It might only be a smile, opening a door for someone, a small donation, or giving guidance along the way; but it will leave you with a positive affirmation of your good deeds.

It's a matter of validation of one person to another that we see them, that we care, and that they matter. We all need that sense of worth. Too often we fail in acknowledging one another, as we should. Make a concerted effort to say, "hi, hello, howdy, and thank you whenever you can, because it'll make a difference in keeping a positive attitude.

You don't need to worry about what others have or don't have. You don't need to keep up with the "Jones" or your friends, because you are living your life, not theirs. Be you. Do yourself. Find what you enjoy doing and be that in your living. Enjoy your work, for one-third of each day is spent in your labors. Find the right life partner, for your joy and happiness in life depends upon it. Live an exemplary life, for you are an influence to others who are looking for guidance in life. Know that God is always there for you, meeting your needs, guiding your pathway, and loving you more than you love yourself.

Don't wait until you are on your deathbed and talk about your coulda-woulda-shouldas and regret what you have or have not done. Instead, be prepared to meet your Maker with a smile on your face, reflecting the accomplishments of your life. I'm thankful to have enjoyed the things I always wanted-----a fulfilling and joyful life. You can't ask for any more than that.

--- Copyright © 2012 Bob Stoess
Bob Stoess is a Retired CEO, prolific writer and wonderful mentor.

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