One Moment in Time

Posted by Mrs. W. on Apr 23, 2011

Wow…. what an amazing voice this young girl has at such a young age!!! This is the power of determination, perseverance and commitment. She has been singing for years now. You can check her other songs on You Tube. I am going to include the lyrics of the song below for you to see. They are very powerful with a strong message. Please feel free to comment or share your thoughts.

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Perseverance, Determination and Commitment

Posted by Mrs. W. on Apr 21, 2011

So often I talk about the importance of certain virtues or character traits that we have. Virtues are gifts we are born with. They are like “spiritual muscles” which we are here in this world to develop. We develop them throughout life as we are guided and inspired by our parents, grandparents, teachers, friends and many others. There are also many times we don’t believe very much in ourselves, the thoughts in our minds are not positive and encouraging.

We hear, “I can’t, it’s too hard, I don’t know how,” and so on, and so on. Sadly, these thoughts often win out if and when we don’t have an inner fire to keep moving forward no matter what…. a desire to be successful. If we are blessed, we have other people who may help light that fire within us. When this happens, the tools/virtues that can be called upon are perseverance,  determination and commitment.

These are the qualities that make us “stick with it” and keep going when:

  • we want something really badly
  • we think/believe we can’t
  • something is hard to do
  • we need to show ourselves and others that we can

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