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In your tragedies you will find your most magnificent opportunities for rebirth. It is through our pain that we emerge. Change comes from confrontation. You have to confront yourself or be confronted. The timidness some people call "humility" is often just a fear of confronting painful inner-truths, but honest and painful self-dialogue is essential for growth. Real spirituality is about getting the bullshit out of your life and getting real. Real humility knows how to slam a door closed and say no more. You can't be humble without self-love. Humility is not weak, powerless, faint, a pushover, a punching bag or an abuse magnet, because above all — humility cares.

Each person was meant to blossom into their own unique signature of greatness. Not being great is a form of extreme arrogance. If you were genuinely humble you would be great, because humility would never squander the magnificent gift of life and its fullest opportunities. It takes humility to accept responsibility for the mantle of greatness in your birthright and to become all you can be in life. Real humility is graceful power, not a mandate to be victimized and abused. If you are really humble you will put yourself first when you need to take care of you. A humble person would not put themselves last by not taking care of themselves, because that would be treating your sacred life poorly and carelessly — which is arrogant to life, not humble. Maybe you aren't humble at all; maybe you are self-suppressed and don't know it. Have you been playing the role of a victim long after your negative experience? If so, stop! Quit pretending to be a victim when you are really just a self-abusing, emotional-drama junkie. If you are guilty of this then stop-it now! It seems that some people are so addicted to their misery that they will destroy anything that gets in the way of their fix. Don't be that person. A person who is humble would never be abusive or selfish; so don't abuse yourself or selfishly withhold self-love or self-care. You are the first person you should treat with humility. Respect yourself; gather your strength and let it overflow to others.

When we are touched by humility we awaken to a moment of gratitude where we are free from our unpleasant pasts, and free from the torture of future expectations. Humility feels like a thankful-awareness of the present moment. Humility is patient because it is neither past nor forward seeking — it is content. Accept your present opportunities; the pleasant and the painful, which are both seeking to perfect you. Humility adds lessons to our pain and suffering, turning the seemingly senseless into meaning. You only have a chance right now, in this moment — but only through humility.

"Pause and remember— Life lessons were never meant to be a life sentence. Release yourself from prison. People who are successful in life, quickly accept their wrong doings; they go to therapy, do self-therapy, self-correct, or somehow actively learn the lesson so they can move forward. They do not wallow in guilt, pain and shame for years. Use your past as building blocks for a solid foundation in life, not to wall yourself into a life of misery." — Jenni Young

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In your tragedies you will find your most magnificent opportunities for rebirth.
It is through our pain that we emerge.
Change comes from confrontation. You have to confront yourself or be confronted.
Real spirituality is about getting the bullshit out of your life and getting real.
Real humility knows how to slam a door closed and say no more. You can't be humble without self-love.
Humility is not weak, powerless, faint, a pushover, a punching bag or an abuse magnet, because above all — humility cares.
Each person was meant to blossom into their own unique signature of greatness.
If you were genuinely humble you would be great, because humility would never squander the magnificent gift of life and its fullest opportunities.
Real humility is graceful power, not a mandate to be victimized and abused.
If you are really humble you will put yourself first when you need to take care of you.
Some people are so addicted to their misery that they will destroy anything that gets in the way of their fix.
A person who is humble would never be abusive or selfish; so don't abuse yourself or selfishly withhold self-love or self-care.
Respect yourself; gather your strength and let it overflow to others.
Humility is patient because it is neither past nor forward seeking — it is content.
Humility adds lessons to our pain and suffering, turning the seemingly senseless into meaning.
Live in the present or die in your past; it's your choice.

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Lorraine Millar - facebook.com
Your earlier quote of going places. I left a message and was hoping for an answer, do you ever answer questions? It's just I noticed that you have since put more quotes on, so wondered if you had seen my msg. Sorry don't mean to go on, just I'm interested as to where you are from in this big world

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Kristy Ifeoma-Inez Ikanih - facebook.com
Lorraine Millar yes he does answer questions, a very Humble ad Nice Gentleman Bryant McGill. He answered my question and encouraged me immensely. He may not be online and he has a very sweet partner named Jenni who will answer you.

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Bryant McGill - facebook.com
Dear Lorraine Millar --- we are in Los Angeles when we are not traveling. Thank you for the very sweet words and comments and we are always happy to see your face around here.

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Inspirations by azir - facebook.com
I've already died in the past because of pain & despair but I was resurrected by love & I'll continue living my beautiful life Thank you for posting this ~ riza

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Lorraine Millar - facebook.com
Ok Kristy, thanks that's nice of you to inform me. Take care x

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Aida Wabbit - facebook.com
Better to confront than to run away. And you can ALWAYS ask for help if you feel you can't do it alone!!

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Barb Deal - facebook.com
Simple truth...

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Lou Ann Zerger - Results Coach - facebook.com
Powerful thought!

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Genny Ferando Carreon - facebook.com
I live in my present in learn to accept the past its gone...

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Eric Johnson - facebook.com
Man, you nailed it with that meme!

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Ed Larade - facebook.com
People stuck in their past, die a little bit each day...'The past is our definition. We may strive with good reason to escape it, or escape what is bad in it. But we will escape it, only by adding something better to it.' ... Wendell Berry

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Sherri Cain-Williams - facebook.com
Exactly! Thx..

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Susanna Martinez Torres - facebook.com
I've never heard it like that!

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Kim Abels-Mceathron - facebook.com
Wow, thx

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Linda Crallie - facebook.com
REALLY LIKED READING THIS ! I SHOULD HAVE READ THIS YEARS AGO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mireille F Hawat - facebook.com
:)

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Daniel LeBlanc - facebook.com
Maybe we have to die in our past to fully live in the present...nothin' ever just black or white, there's always a a third or seventh option.

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Jw Kirkpatrick - facebook.com
Pretty effed way of looking at stuff

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Mariabelina Pedraza - facebook.com
amen

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Carol Mingione Kujawa - facebook.com
True,True,True,<3 This. so right on !!! I'm Living in The Present no more looking Back .Life Is For The Living !!




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"I live in Austin, Texas with my wife Jenni, and I have three amazing daughters. I am a simple person, who as a boy, ran around barefoot on a dirt-road in Alabama — dreaming of being a writer. I am probably best known as a writer of pithy sayings and small, simple aphorisms which have found their way into tens-of-thousands of publications, including by some of the biggest publishers in the world. I love to inspire people and show them their inner-beauty. I see the world spiritually. My mission is to cause people to consider kinder ways in which we could do business, structure our relationships and treat the world." Bio


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