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I canceled cable to save money and yet gained TIME.
I exchanged one career to begin another, willingly giving up more than two-thirds of my highest earnings, and gained HAPPINESS.
I surround myself with happy motivated people that I want to be like in one or more ways and gained INSPIRATION.
I work at home, saving twelve to fifteen hours of weekly commute time, and gained MORE WORKABLE (hence payable) HOURS.
I freelance and gained FREEDOM.
I wake to a fuzzy paw of a hungry cat on my nose or cheek instead of a harsh buzzing interruption and gained PURE JOY.
I work outside, weather permitting, which gives me PLEASURE.
I rarely need to drive, which allows me to GO GREEN!
I joined writing groups and gained CONFIDENCE.
I read and gained both ENJOYMENT and KNOWLEDGE.
I act, ignoring any perceived fears or notions of failure, and gained COURAGE.
I ask and gained ANSWERS.
I pray and gained WISDOM.
I am thankful for everything in my life and gained AWE.
I learn daily and gained HUMILITY.
I have made it completely through trials, tests and tribulations and gained the SECURITY of knowing I could endure to the end again.
I have dared the devil and WON.
I am successful and SMILE.
I am living my dream and LAUGH.
I am blessed and SHARE.
I risk and have thus LIVED.
Denise Barker ©January 2009 - All Rights Reserved.