Hi and welcome back to Second Chance to Live my friend. You are always welcome around my table. During our lifetimes we have all asked a one-word question when events happened that we didn’t understand. WHY? For many years I found myself asking that same question in different ways. Consequently, I found myself frustrated most of the time until I learned a valuable lesson. Circumstances are the “seed bed” from which my lessons are birthed. I can not learn apart from circumstances. Those lessons prepare me to take advantage of the opportunities that become available to me. Those opportunities point me in the direction of my destiny. As I grew in my awareness, certain truths became evident to me.
Circumstances are switches on the railroad of life that direct my life. As I take time to recognize the value of those switches, the eyes of my heart — once blinded by my dismay — are opened to a new array of possibilities. Hope in turn becomes the catalyst for change. With my awareness, I came to accept that my circumstances provide the necessary threshold essential for opening new doors of opportunity. Rather than arguing with my circumstances, I have learned to embrace those circumstances. Consequently, I no longer need to struggle with the question of WHY. WHY NOT instead becomes my anthem, because I choose to learn through my circumstances.
WHY NOT empowers my ability to live life on life’s terms because I know that I can trust the process, a loving God and myself. WHY NOT motivates me to be solution minded, rather than focusing upon that which I am powerless to change.
Reality becomes my haven as I take advantage of the WHY NOT in my life. WHY NOT then empowers my ability to grow through that which I may not presently understand or appreciate. WHY NOT empowers my reality. WHY NOT frees me from the need to believe that I am a victim of my circumstances. WHY NOT frees me from being caught in a maze of disappointment. WHY NOT channels the change that engages my creative capacity. WHY NOT ransoms me from the confines of my complacency. WHY NOT empowers my capacity to live the life I have imagined because I know that more will be revealed. WHY NOT ensures that I have a future and a hope because I choose to not give up on my process, a loving God and on my ability to learn because of the WHY NOT.
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