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I'm not even going to lie .. I am so gosh-darn excited about starting my new job working from home! Recently I listened to the book You are a Badass by Jen Sincero. It's a little hokey-pokey advising you to tap into your "source energy" and the power of the universe, to manifest your beliefs, and to love yourself. But, really, the book is all about allowing yourself to be positive, have faith, take risks, and believe that good things will happen in your life.

Lordy, we have become so bogged down with 'ho hums' and 'I wishes' and have just resigned ourselves to the conclusion that all things are bad, we aren't allowed to enjoy our lives, and money is evil. We are a depressing lot.

I remember a time in my life when if I wanted something I believed I could get it and then went out and did just that. And then somewhere along the way I became a cynical, grouchy, pessimist allowing myself to believe that I was not entitled to happiness. Sadly, I think the church lulled me into a 'less than' attitude and one where happiness was replaced with 'joy' but only 'joy' could be achieved by giving all I had to someone else. We should give to others. We should do for others. But we have lost the ability to have balance! We have forgotten that God actually wants us to be happy, too!

God has blessed my life, and I am sick of acting like He hasn't. What a waste if I take the blessings but not use them and enjoy them. If I am not going to take advantage of them then He might just stop giving them to me and give them to someone else who will appreciate them. Hmmm ...

At some point in the past couple of weeks I just decided that I am going to live a good last half of my life. I decided that what I was currently doing was not what I wanted to do forever. I decided that I needed to go get what I wanted. And just as soon as I decided it was what I was GOING to do, instead of hoping to do, it was there. It all fell into place. I am getting what I want. I am one step closer to living the life I want to live. I will be able to have the future I want to have. I decided what I needed, and that's what I got.

From this point forward I am opening myself up to the possibilities in my life. It's going to be as good as I want it to be.

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