Just Lean In!

Growing up in Africa and having dreams. Never realized one of them would include being chief of my Village one day.

There is pride in being uplifted to a position by the people. They put their trust in you, they’ve chosen you to represent them. They’ve entrusted you with their children and their children’s children.

Life will test you anytime you get elevated. But perhaps it is more of a preparation than a test. The teacher must make sure you are the one. The journey requires intestinal fortitude and it comes with a cost.

Many will not shoulder the burden, but those who do will emerge stronger. I often yearn for an easier path, but I also understand that to whom much is given, much is expected. Life’s challenges develop big shoulders, and right now I’m loving my shoulders. The bigger the ask, the bigger the cost. Accept it. Pay the cost, it’s the only way. It’s like sports. Those who are the best were willing to make the sacrifice.

Many do...

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It Takes Guts to Leave the Ruts!

ugo ugofit ugohp May 03, 2019

“It takes guts to leave the ruts” - was a saying I heard years ago.

When you decide to go to another level in life, it will take everything you have. You will be tested in every way possible. You will be forced to grow. You will have to decide many times over whether you want to keep going. Your mind will play tricks on you. You will have to have resilience beyond measure. People will not believe in you. Many times you will not believe in yourself. You will feel alone, misunderstood, etc.. You will have to sacrifice for unknown periods of time .......

BUT if you DECIDE ... that you will find a way to grow, to rise, to honour yourself through every adversity, every doubt, and to believe in yourself and your purpose when no-one else but you does.

And decide to overcome every obstacle in your way.

If what you are after is true in your heart - IT WILL BE WORTH IT!

For a free pdf copy (Whatever it Takes) of my book, go to my website.


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