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08 January 2009

I am safe because ...

I am safe because I have a well thought-out recovery plan waiting to be launched

In times of crisis, I am prepared.  Planning ahead is a gift of security that I give to myself.  Staying on offense allows me to be one step ahead of unexpected circumstances.

Long before a problem strikes, when my mind is clear, I design my plan.  My plan is accessible to me at any time.  I plan because I have resolved to live a life of peace.

Life is unpredictable, therefore I try to prepare myself as best as I can.  My life is precious, therefore I take good care of my family and myself.

I have peace in the midst of crisis because I am secure.  Because I plan ahead, I enjoy the calm before the storm. I also remain calm during the storm because I know that I am protected.  Even after the thunder comes to an end, I choose to be calm.

When I see a raging storm in front of me I resist the impulse to panic.  I remind myself that I have sunshine in my back pocket.  Crisis cannot bend me out of shape because peace is my core support.

I am a beacon of hope for the people around me.  Having a plan available to me helps me to take care of myself and those around me. Others look to me as a role model so I remain strong in my resolve and inner peace.

I can be joyful in the midst of trouble.  I can recover from life’s greatest challenges.  My plan helps me walk through the fire with my peace intact.

Self-Reflection Questions:


1. Do I know what to do during unforeseen circumstances?
2. What challenges have tried to steal my peace?
3. How can I overcome the impulse to panic?
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In Section: Personal reflection - This article belongs to category: Exercises

I fully let go of the desire to change my family. I love and respect them as they are

Because I recognize that the Creator made each of us unique for a purpose, I let go of the desire to change my family. I see the beauty in each one of them and love and respect them as they are.

I let go of the tendency to view my children as pawns, put on Earth for my personal happiness and fulfilment. Instead, I recognize that they are a trust from Above and that they have been loaned to me for a brief time while they develop into their purpose.

While it's true that loving them and watching them grow brings me great joy, they are not the source of my happiness. I have a purpose that includes them but extends far beyond them.

They, too, have a purpose that extends beyond me. I let go of the wish to bend them to meet my desires, knowing that doing so would minimize their potential. I love them so much that I can release them to find and to be their own best selves.

The same holds true for my spouse. After years of sharing a roof (a table, a bed, a bank account...), it is easy to forget the appeal of this person I chose to be my partner. I remind myself, often and consciously, of the qualities that drew me to this person in the first place.

While I value communication and recognize the importance of addressing issues in a kind and timely manner, I focus on finding solutions that accommodate my spouse's natural character. This focus is important to me because I recognize and respect the value of that which God created.

Self-Reflection Questions:

1.    Do I value my family as they are?
2.    Do I minimize my children's potential by trying to bend them to my wishes?
3.    Do I consciously remind myself of those qualities which drew me to my spouse?
 

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