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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 2 – Intermediate)
Topic: Experiment (02/16/12)

TITLE: Take Time To Reflect
By Denise Isaac


I am sitting here thinking on some things and wondering what's next. I have embarked upon many tasks to enhance my profile or rather my repertoire. I know that many are wondering what is it that they must do at such a time as this and many may say they do not know what they should do.

Well you should take out some time to reflect upon what it is that you have done or what it is that you would want to do in life. Then you make it your business to target it and hit it head on. Do not allow your own mind or pass failures or successes to deter you from the new task at hand.

Every good gift comes from God and is given to be used effectively by you for Him and the people who need it as well as you. It's better to give than to receive.
Reflecting brings a sense of profound and deep searching, realizing things that were never realized or thought upon before.

It is a cleansing process as well and it gives you a sense of knowing and wanting to do something about what has been revealed or surfaced while reflecting. We all have things that we want to do, forget as well as recover. Whatever it is, you need the time to get the directions and wisdom as to how you will go about obtaining that goal or purpose.

Be still sometimes, shut your eyes sometimes, shut your mouth sometimes, shut your ears sometimes, shut you down sometimes, and observe the response of yourself or the reaction of the process at hand. When you shut down, you become more open to the things that the Lord has for you. You have a clearer mind, conscience and your spirit purer at that point.

Everyone gets a different response or reaction depending on the length of time used to reflect and how they reflect, as well as their motive.
Reflections can be positive or negative, but I am attempting to provoke the positive.

You are absorbing the internal and the external feelings and the forces that have been there but not activated, due to you not allowing yourself the time to reflect upon it. There is a consumption of wealth in knowing what you have available to you to experience, take in and utilize.

Reflecting does not help just you, but the people who you come in contact with, by allowing a free flow of the will to release pure actions and thoughts towards others and self. Be able to handle the reflecting process for some things may surface that you may have wanted to stay hidden but all things must be dealt with righteously, appropriately and accordingly.

It is like a cathartic, eliminating everything that has held you bond, confused or captive. It is an experience that you should do for yourself, often eliminating unhealthy characteristics that are not conducive to your growth and development.

Reflect now upon this: You are not just sitting but you are embracing a day of reckoning where you are being adorned and crowned with a mantle of peace, joy, happiness, success, and prosperity. You see yourself in that place that you have always dreamed of being.

It is a serene scene, an ambiance of profound beauty and excellence. You know that you have arrived and you or no one else can do nothing about it, for God is with you every step of the way. You have accomplished every dream, eradicated every doubt, and ignored every hater and negative attack, as well as being more confident than ever. Come on and dream it, see it, taste it, embrace it, know it and go for it TODAY, right now. Do not allow anymore procrastination, while you go for the experiment of a lifetime and dream.

When people do not want to be bothered with you on today, and that day is over and gone, remember to remind them not to bother you on your days of tomorrow when they come for you.People will write you off like a bad debt when you have nothing, including vision.

Weeping may endure for a night but your joy "will" come for you tomorrow. (Your morning=your day-accomplishments)....

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C D Swanson 02/23/12
What an intense read. A lot of messages here in this entry, and all good ones.

Thank you for this. I truly enjoyed it.

God Bless you~
Shann Hall-LochmannVanBennekom 02/26/12
This is really nice and perfect as we enter into Lent, a time to reflect and repent.
Mildred Sheldon02/29/12
I so agree. We must stop and reflect. Thank you for a very good story. God bless.