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A Little Talk With My Father Today
7/14/2006 9:54:38 AM
When The Power Stealers Come, You Have A Remedy!

Today, I stood still in the face of adversity--you know what that is: when everything that could go wrong presented itself and none of them I could control.

At first I felt the building up of stress. I got a little light headed; my chest felt full. For a brief moment, I allowed my emotions to readjust to the pressure to perform outside of my control.

Nothing is worth destroying my health. So I quickly had a little talk with my Father. I told him how I felt and asked him to strengthen me, to give me peace, for I know he has chosen this task for me. After a while I heard myself say, "You will not defeat me. I won't quit, or give up, because there is still moe writers out there whom you have chosen to share their life's testimony, that you have set me apart to fulfill".

I stopped having a pity party and beating up on myself, and at that point I began to see myself as a victor, instead of a victim.

I heard these words: "Control the things you can and know the difference". So to all of those who do not follow through on their part, and when things don't work according to YOUR plan, you look to blame others. . . take heed and learn--better yet, accept the responsibility for your portion, rather than trying to look for someone else to blame--save yourself some aggravation.

Patience and perfection have been my greatest enemies. Being in business has taught me that you need an extra dose for your clients, as well as yourself; and that no matter how hard you strive to be excellent, you cannot make everybody happy, for their unhappiness is a choice and they look to spread that around.

Don't give your power to anyone but God. No one else deserves it.

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More Blogs by Blondie Clayton
• My Blogs - Saturday, August 21, 2010
• What Women Want to Tell Men. . . But Can't - Wednesday, August 29, 2007
• Step Parenting Tips: If You're Not Ready Don't Start! - Tuesday, August 14, 2007
• My Fatherís Death Unleashed Memories I Thought I Had Conquered - Thursday, July 05, 2007
• I Once Was Afraid of Dying But Not Any More! - Monday, October 30, 2006
• A 19-year Old Father Who Never Gave Up And What His Daughter Has To Say - Wednesday, September 20, 2006
• Crossing While Black: Are Railroad Authorities Targeting Minorities - Monday, September 18, 2006
• Angry Moments!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Thursday, August 24, 2006
• The Power Of Words - Friday, July 21, 2006
• Family Reunion: Preserving Spirituality - Wednesday, July 19, 2006
•  A Little Talk With My Father Today - Friday, July 14, 2006  
• Kind Acts Can Become Contagious - Monday, July 10, 2006
• What Do You Know About "Blondie"? - Thursday, June 29, 2006
• My Heart Breaks - Tuesday, June 20, 2006
• 23-Things That "Ruffle My Feathers"--And Adding - Monday, June 19, 2006
• Your Burden Maybe The Key To Your Purpose Driven Life - Thursday, June 15, 2006
• The Joy Of Living With Purpose - Wednesday, June 14, 2006

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