I love that quote in the graphic above. Read it and pay close attention to your immediate response.
I'm not sure WHY we do it, but many of us DO it.
Do what, exactly? Doubt ourselves. So many of us have a struggle accepting what is said in that graphic. What was YOUR initial and immediate response to what you read? Be honest with yourself...no one else is going to know, but YOU MUST BE HONEST with yourself IF you are planning to move forward in this progression of a more positive mindset.
Yet, to some extent, I DO know why so many of us doubt ourselves. It's because we've been "beaten up" over the years. We've experienced temporary set backs and perceived "failures" and it has become difficult to believe that anything good can actually happen to us and for us.
We WANT to believe it but we just can't seem to get past the doubt that it CAN actually happen to us. Others? Sure, we don't have much of a problem believing that someone else can have something good in their life...we even often feel that they DESERVE it as opposed to us....who, for whatever reason, DON'T deserve it. Or so we feel.
I may have used the following graphic before but it seems to really apply in today's thought. Take a look:
For whatever reason, we find it easier to believe in others than ourselves. We have no doubt that THEY can achieve any thing and every thing, but not us.
STOP DOUBTING YOUR LIMITS!
Belief (that you can) is not based on what you can SEE! It really doesn't take much belief or FAITH to act on something that is clearly seen. Acting on something that is clearly seen removes most - if not all - risk. No risk doesn't require belief or faith, friend.
The Bible (in Hebrews 11:1) defines faith as, "...the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."
HOPE combined with EVIDENCE!
Wait a minute, it says "evidence of things not seen"...how is that evidence?
There is evidence of things that we cannot see around us each and every day, friend. Electricity and the wind are just two - very simple - examples.
Again, FAITH - BELIEF - demands that we "step out" without "seeing" everything fully. Risk is a part of the equation but, what is truly valuable without some level of risk involved?
Stop doubting and begin to believe that, indeed, you ARE capable of more than you know.
Keep your head up and keep moving forward and, as you do so, always be sure to...
"Make it an AWESOME day! (Who else is going to do it for you?)"
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