Accept The Rainy Days – The Affirmation Spot for Thursday November 4, 2009

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It is a beautiful day, a day of hope for the future; a day of limitless beginnings. For your life is like a garden, you must plant it and tend it before the harvest comes. You must nurture the garden of your life as you go; weeding it of old destructive patterns of thought and action. Making sure it receives the love and care necessary for its growth and ultimately its blossoming.

As with any garden, there must come times of sunshine and times of rain. Both must be if the garden is to succeed and flourish. Conventional wisdom claims that joy is easier to find in the proverbial sunshine than in the proverbial rain.

I have found, however, that when I accept the necessity of the rain, stand in it willingly, and understand its nature and purpose; it can be even sweeter than the sunshine.

The sunshine is the provider of life, doing its work over long hours, days, and weeks. Without it, there is no life. The rain, by contrast, is an occasional visitor. It appears in short increments, but is the source of rapid growth. It brings newness to all it touches.

So keep in mind that if today brings a little rain into your life, it’s OK. The sun will return soon enough. It is right behind the clouds. For today, stand strong, give yourself to the rain, and grow grow grow!

Stay inspired!

Ray

2009 Affirmation

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

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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.

5 thoughts on “Accept The Rainy Days – The Affirmation Spot for Thursday November 4, 2009”

  1. Wonderful posting , You definately hit the
    nail on the head, I just don’t think that people quite get it.
    I don’t know how many individuals I’ve talked to about this very
    thing in the past few days, and they just don’t understand.

    , Excellent post!

    1. Brandon,

      Thank you for the kind words. I certainly believe that anyone can get it. That’s why I do what I do here. People have to be at a point where they are willing.

      Keep talking and spreading the ideas. We are all kind Johnny Appleseeds spreading the seeds of a new way of seeing things.

      You are and will reach some people. Be glad for that.

      Ray

  2. Excellent post , You really hit the
    nail on the head, I just don’t think that people quite get what you’re saying.
    I’m not for sure how many people I’ve talked to about this very
    thing in the past week, and they just don’t understand.

    I as well am involved with business and it is
    wonderful to see other people this industry with the same mentalities and thoughts
    Never the less, Excellent post! I plan to visit this blog from now on, on a regular basis

    1. Thank you for your very kind words. These are tough topics to “get” for many people. I learned myself only through hard knocks. That’s why I feel a responsibility to share with others the way I do here. I appreciate you taking a moment to comment and hope you will again in the future!

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