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The light within

Friday, June 20th, 2014
Issue 25, Volume 18.
Brenda McBride
Special to the Valley News
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As we graduate and go forth in our lives, there are many opportunities to be had, so many choices to be made. Within each of us there’s a shining light that helps us find our way down the right road. This light will inspire us as we move forth into the next chapter of our life. 

If we believe in ourselves, anything is possible. We must keep in mind that the choices we make from here on will affect our future in a profound way. There are so many paths to choose from with twists and turns along the way. Only you can ultimately decide what road will be best for you. Look within to find your guiding light that provides you with the faith and courage you’ll need. You’ll discover you have the answers.

Be prepared with an enthusiastic attitude of success. Only those that shoot for the moon get the highest results. Reach for the stars as you travel to your destiny and you’ll discover all the wonderful doors of opportunity that will open up for you. Walk through those doors with confidence and faith. Those that reach their destination are the ones with courage, initiative, and determination in the heart.  

Anyone can achieve their goals if they put out a positive mental attitude. Your road ahead may be a long one, with many bumps to bypass. Cross each one with diligence and a determined attitude of success. Those that get through all the twists and turns in the road will conquer adversity with confidence. The chapter in your life that will open up is one that you create all your own.

Be proud of your determination and the decisions you’ve made. Don’t look backwards but look ahead to the new horizon that’s right in front of you. Even if you don’t see what’s ahead, keep moving forward until you can see a glimpse of the future. 

Visualize yourself to where you hope to be and that will motivate you to reach that goal. The ones that turn back and give up on their dreams are usually the ones who couldn’t see their dreams coming true. If that’s you, there’s still hope! Turn yourself around and start running to the beginning of the line! You can still succeed if you want. It takes true desire to start again and proceed. Don’t let anything stop you! Remember, it’s your choice to make, nobody else’s. The only way to fail is to stop trying.

Put on your sunglasses and go forth with pride. Let the world know you can do it! Prove to yourself you’re on the way to a bright future. And when the going gets tough, put on those walking shoes and walk right through those challenges. You’ll see the possibilities open up to you as you walk right through the doors of the future!

Congrats to all the graduates of 2014!



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