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Who minimized and marginalized my vision and mission is not important. What is important is that I allowed their comments and perspective to distract my vision and mission. With my awareness I have been able to re-set my course and regain my center. Although I am powerless over what other people say and do, I am not helpless.
With my awareness, I can choose to make healthy choices. I can choose to practice live and let live. I can choose limit the time that I spend with individuals who — either overtly / covertly minimize or marginalize my mission and vision. I can choose to use my time and energy in ways to enhance rather than distract from my mission and vision.
I can choose to stay the course. I can focus on the task that is before me. I can choose to pursue my passion. I can choose to fulfill my destiny…regardless
“Insist on yourself, never imitate. Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life’s cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half-possession…Do that which is assigned to you, and you can not hope to much or dare too much.” Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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