Donna-Luisa Eversley in Bee Social, Bee Inspired!, beBee in English Business Consultant / DWordslayer • Business Consultant/DWordslayer Sep 30, 2016 · 1 min read · 1.3K

Inspired By The Challenges

Inspired By The Challenges

A gentle reminder

The challenges of the day should be embraced. This is how we get to test ourselves and be prepared for the next level in our lives. Maybe, there is no food for today, no money for today, and dire straits aka tough times are looming near. Your back is up against the wall, and you are flustered. At that moment stand up, and walk away from that place where you are. Take a few steps, and look behind.

Now you can walk forward. Where you were is not where you have to be. You just made a choice. It may seem like a small step, but it was a big move.

When we were growing up there were days there was no food, buts somehow my mother could prepare a meal with rice and margarine, and it tasted like fine cuisine. There were days when we lived on hope and a prayer. We lived, we grew, we overcame our challenges. Yes, my mother was employed as a teacher, but there are many who are employed living in a state of poverty. There is a cost to living and a cost to working. For many, the very basic necessities are not covered with the minimum wage or their basic pay, yet they work. They get up and go out to work, because the possibility of being in a worse present is worth the sacrifice. It is but for a short time. Something else is on the horizon, and being out there makes it easier to be seen, and distinguished. I can attest to that. Look at what hope and a prayer and action is able to do each day. We - my sisters and I, all lived and grew up. The moments of  our deepest struggles can be the fuel needed for the biggest battles to be faced. Victory is greatest when you move beyond into what may be only a dream and a wish to be uncovered.

Live each day, and love each moment.

I hope these words will inspire you today. Thank you for reading, your comments and sharing to those you hope to inspire by these words.

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Donna-Luisa Eversley 1/10/2016 · #20

#9 Yes @Franci Eugenia Hoffman those were the good old days... Life sure was less complicated and I was more healthy ...Thanks for sharing 😊

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Donna-Luisa Eversley 1/10/2016 · #19

#8 Thanks @Vincent Andrew think I can make a real poor man cookbook with these survival foods. Just shows us what we really need to survive... Not much. And we were happy 😊

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Donna-Luisa Eversley 1/10/2016 · #18

#7 @Renée Cormier yes we can learn how to make something from whatever is available and that's when we're really creative. Glad this resonates with you. Thanks.

Donna-Luisa Eversley 1/10/2016 · #17

#6 You are right @Dean Owen these struggles with something as basic as food did not make us any less happy. 😊thanks!

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Donna-Luisa Eversley 1/10/2016 · #16

#5 Thank you @David I write and reflect , these memories are from building the foundation of me.. We sure lived through some tough times and will always be one step ahead as we move forward.

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Chas Wyatt 1/10/2016 · #14

@Donna-Luisa Eversley, I remember a talk by my astronomy professor in college, where he said he looked in his pocket going home from school and only had 30 cents to his name; he said, "I made it through, and you will, too". At the time I had maybe 80 cents in my pocket. Although now I feel my motivation for going to college was misguided, his little talk still lingers. Thank you for this wonderful buzz.

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Lisa Gallagher 1/10/2016 · #13

#6 I remember struggling for some time when my husband and I both got laid off. This is a funny story now- we were starving. I kept going to the kitchen and looking in fridge and cupboards as if something new was going to appear. All I had was pancake mix and taco seasoning. Soooo... I said, Hey, I'm going to make Taco pancakes, I will just fry them thin. OMG they were so bad, I think cardboard might have tasted better. It's odd when you face times like that how you can adjust and still appreciate all the life around you.

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