Roadblocks Are Shortcuts – The Affirmation Spot for Thursday June 18, 2009

Today’s affirmation is:

“The roadblocks in my life are simply shortcuts to something better than I had planned.” (click the affirmation to hear the mp3 version)

Today’s affirmation is a testament to our ability, indeed, our necessity to turn life’s obstacles into opportunities. There is an old saying that life is what happens to us on the way to our dreams. We think we are so smart and we have it all figured out and yet life, inevitably, throws us for a loop.

We have a choice. We can sit and pout because things didn’t turn out as we’d scripted them. Or, we can push forward with renewed determination.

Sometimes – as much as we hate to admit it – the universe’s wisdom or God’s is sounder than our own. The very thing that messed up our perfected plans can be the key that unlocks whole new possibilities.

It’s all in how we process the event and what we choose to make out of it. However, we can only find the key when we view the detour as the blessing it truly is rather than as a curse.

So today when something seems to be going wrong and you feel that stress, frustration, or anger rising; stop look around and see how this “setback” might actually be a setup for something better.

May your day be filled with roadblocks ready to transform into shortcuts to your success and happiness.

Stay inspired!

Ray

The Affirmation Spot

2009 Affirmation

“This year I am absolutely committed to being the person I came here to be!”

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Published by

Ray Davis

I am the Founder of The Affirmation Spot, author of Annuanki Awakening, and co-founder of 6 Sense Media. My latest books are the Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation (Book 1 of a trilogy) and The Power to Be You: 417 Daily Thoughts and Affirmations for Empowerment. I have written prolifically on the topics of personal development and human potential for many years. By day, I write sales training for Fortune 100 company. I began studying affirmations and positive thinking after a life-threatening illness at 25. My thirst for self-improvement led him to read the writings of Joseph Campbell, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Neale Donald Walsch, and many other luminaries in the fields of mythology and motivation. Over time, I have melded these ideas into my own philosophy on self-development. I have written, recorded, and used affirmations and other tools throughout that time to improve my own life and I have a passion for helping other reach for their goals and dreams. Ray holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Secondary Education in Social Studies from University of Kansas. He lives in Framingham, MA with his wife and his black lab, Mia.

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