New thoughts


I have been collecting some of my best new thoughts in the back of my journal for the past few months. Some of them are from my intentional models, and some are quotes. I typed them up today and thought I’d share.

Your worth is not measured by how much you accomplish

Mess is a natural part of the process

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
-Victor Frankl (attributed)

We have the power and privilege to decide what we want to think and feel.
-Brooke Castillo

I am really excited about this.

We aren’t just learning how to have positive thoughts about negative circumstances. We start to realize that the only thing that makes a circumstance negative is our thinking.
-Brooke Castillo

The Lord is providing for us.

I am giving you my love, not my power.

I will become an expert in finding or creating new thoughts that are encouraging and believable.

Food can only help hunger, it is not a panacea for all physical and emotional discomfort.

Accept discomfort

Ebb and flow

Next to the bestowal of life itself, the right to direct that life is God’s greatest gift to man.
-David O. McKay

My body and I are on the same team.

My body

This moment matters.

No one deserves it, but somehow we are all worthy of love anyway.

Just as I am

Sam Just As I Am

Choose love, not fear.

Create space

What shall we give in return for so much?

The Lord hath sworn, saying, surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass, and as I have purposed, so shall it stand.
-Isaiah 14:24

I am awesome! I didn’t create this awesomeness, God did, but I get to enjoy it, and celebrate it, and appreciate it. (and everyone else’s awesomeness too)

I get to…