Spare Parts “chapter 4”

Uncovering your potentials:

The wealthiest spot on this planet is not the oil fields of Iraq or Saudi Arabia. Neither is it the gold and diamond mines of South Africa, the uranium mines of the Soviet Union, or the silver mines of Africa. Though it may surprise you, the richest deposit on our planet lie just a few blocks from your house. They rest in your local cemetery or graveyard. Buried beneath the soil within the walls of those scared grounds are dreams that never came to pass, songs that were never sung, books that were never written, paintings that never filled a canvas, ideas that were never shared, visions that never became reality, inventions that were never designed, plans that were never fulfilled. Our graveyards are filled with potential that remained potential. What a tragedy!

Only a minute percentage of the five billion people on this planet will experience a significant portion of their true potential. Are you a candidate for contributing to the wealth of the cemetery? Ask yourself the following questions;

. Who am I ?

. Why am I here?

. How much potential do I have?

. What am I capable of doing?

. By what criteria should I measure my ability?

. Who sets the standards?

. By what process can I maximize my ability?

. What are my limitations?

 

One of the greatest tragedy is to watch potentials die. Most of us have no idea of how much potentials we possess. Everything in life was created with potential and possesses the potential principle. In every seed there is a tree…..in every bird a flock……in every fish a school…….. in every sheep a flock……..in every cow a herd……..in every boy a man……..in every girl a woman……..in every nation a generation.

We are responsible for the potentials stored inside us, we must learn to understand it and effectively use it.

Reference: This was adopted form Myles Munroe book titled Uncover your potential.

 

 

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Spare Parts “chapter 3”

                           9 REASONS WHY TEENAGERS FAIL

Simply put, what does every person want? Success in their pursuits. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen, and here are the top 9 reasons why people fail.

  1. They give up: It crushes me to see it–a human being full of potential…giving up. Suicide is the ultimate expression of giving up, and in my opinion it is life’s most tragic event. We all have a place in this world, and suicide is giving up before you find it.

Giving up isn’t always so obvious. If you’ve ever seen someone you love give up on their dream struggle, even temporarily, you know of the sinking feeling you get. Giving up is the number one reason people fail because it is the only permanent failure. As long as you are actively trying, you have not failed yet. But once you give up, success will not arrive unexpectedly.

You can have the worst strategy and focus on all of the wrong things, but as long as you keep trying, you will learn and have hope. That is an important truth.

Failure happens; none of us escape unblemished. But for every single person who has ever lived, the secret of life is an unflinching, inspiring little phrase that has shaped nations, bought freedom, saved lives, and fulfilled so many dreams…

Never Give Up.

  1. They don’t care: Obviously, if you don’t care about doing it well, you won’t. Apathy can infect any area of our lives, and when it strikes, it produces bucketful’s of failure. The scariest part of apathy is how contagious it is. You’ll have it in one area of life, feel the resulting failure, and let it spread to another area. Or your apathetic friends will rub off on you.

This is one more reason to experiment and try different things – to ward off apathy. The more excited about your life and the possibilities to explore, the better! Apathy can often lead to the worst-case scenario of human life. That worst-case scenario is next on the list as the number one reason for failure, and it’s the saddest thing you’ll ever see in a human being.

Lesson: The more you care, the more you’ll succeed.

 

  1. They’re in the wrong place: Sometimes failure is simply a matter of location – the wrong country, the wrong state, the wrong job, the wrong hobby. This is the tricky aspect of failure – knowing when to move on to something else. Not all people are capable of success in all things.

Right now, there is someone doing a mediocre job at work, who could be world class in another field. Is it you? This is a good reason to experiment and try different things – you might latch on to something and love it enough to succeed with it.

Lesson: If a fish and a human switch places, they will both die of suffocation. Location matters.

 

  1.  Excuses:– they blame anyone and everything but themselves

“If she didn’t … If I wasn’t living here… If the economy… If that hadn’t happened…”

Blaming others, while a lousy thing to do, isn’t even the problem – it’s the poisoned perspective it reveals! Do you know what it really means?

Excuses and throwing blame are the same way of saying, “I’m not in control.” Now that’s scary.

Everyone had a perfect excuse when the economy went into a recession in these past few years, but after telling everyone their perfect excuse, they were still in the same mess. Meanwhile, other people did well because they adopted.

Excuses feel good temporarily, but don’t be fooled, they can only hurt you. Accept full responsibility for where you are, and you’ll have a chance to change it for the better.

Lesson: You are the only variable you can control in this world.

  1. They’re scared: Fear must be cold, because it freezes people. Deer are famous for freezing right before a car hits them. Like that situation, freezing in place isn’t a smart strategy in life.

Progress paves the way to success.

If it takes 10,000 hours to master something ( as Malcolm Gadwell suggests) and fear makes us do nothing, then fear needs to go. Face your fears head on and you’ll find success right behind them. Overcoming fear is success in itself, and it opens the door for more.

Lesson: Fear is failure’s not-so-secret weapon.

Bonus tip: Fear itself is afraid of the spotlight. Get into the habit of confronting it, and soon enough, it will be afraid of YOU.

 

  1. They are pessimists: If you go in expecting to fail, you’ve got a great chance to do it. If I expected Deep Existence to wear me out, be unpopular, and waste my time, why would I write this? Pessimism leads to failure because it decreases the amount of effort a person will put forth. Success requires effort, which is fueled by the perspective that your efforts are not in vain.

Lesson: You instinctively hesitate to invest in a sinking ship, even if you’re the one sinking it.

 

  1. A single battle distracts them from the war: It is disappointing to lose any battle. Sometimes it’s devastating. If your business fails, if your book or script is rejected, if you don’t make the basketball team, it’s tough to be positive.

But the war is not over, is it? If your business fails, won’t you know several key things NOT to do next time? Objectively, it’s a highly useful learning experience.

Make sure you’re not one of the many people who attach their identity to a submarine. If you mentally attach your identity and your chance to succeed in school, and it fails… ouch. You’re really cool submarine is destroyed, and you’re stuck 1000 feet under water. Instead, why not see your school privilege as a ship that could possibly take you where you’d like to go. That way, if it sinks, you can jump overboard and still join a pirate crew.

Don’t view your business or current life pursuit as a submarine. If it fails, you’ll drown in disappointment. View it as a ship, preferably with lifeboats. What’s that? Yes, I know submarines are cooler. Oh, you’d like your submarine painted to look like a shark? Fine. You may view your business as a submarine shark. Sigh.

The optimal strategy in life is to focus on winning the battle you’re in. I think most of us get this step right, but miss the next crucial one.

The most successful leaders in the history of warfare were the ones who could modify their strategy quickly, decidedly, and strategically. Do you do the same in your life?

Lesson: If you’re not currently in battle or have just finished (an event), zoom out your focus to determine the current best strategy, then zoom back in and prepare for your next battle.

 

  1.  They try to climb a mountain before they even leave the house: For 2016, my goal is to do one push-up  per day. One push-up a day is easy, but it doesn’t get you very far. The value comes from starting.

When you aim high, intimidation is common, and that puts your goal at risk. If my goal was 50 push-ups a day, I would have failed at times and gotten discouraged. Sometimes I do 50 push-ups a day with my “too easy” challenge, and I don’t ever feel discouraged.

This is more relevant for daily tasks and goals than long term dreams. Don’t dream to be a mediocre person. Dream big, but break that dream down into small, daily actions that inch you closer to it every day.

Lesson: One tiny step forward beats one giant leap sideways.

 

  1. They don’t plan: Improvised living will give you unexpected results. You will always have a better chance to succeed in any venture if you have a plan. By forming a simple plan, former non-planners will increase their rate of success. When you make your plan, be sure it’s specific. Having a complete vision of your intentions prepares you to execute them and you’ll be more likely to flatten obstacles in your way. I’m not just saying that. It’s been proven to be more effective.

Specific intentions work better because vague intentions are open to interpretation.

 

Note: This article was not produced by the blog of this page, it was adopted from else where and is not an official brain work of the blogger.

 

Spare Parts “chapter 2”

TEEN-AGE RELATIONSHIP:

I know it feels good to belong, to wear the latest shoes use the latest phones, wear the latest clothes, and carry the latest hand-bags. But is that really it? ——- is that what you were meant for? you owe your future a great personality. What you wear now, do now and the friends you keep now may or will never be there forever.

One of the biggest distractions of today’s generation is simply the act of wanting to belong. Teenage relationship has proven to be desperately fatal to its young generation and most times is cause by peer pressure: there was a book I read authored by a young teenager titled ‘9 things the devil uses to deceive teens’, in the chapter  2 of this book she talked ‘bout relationships, there was this message that caught my attention it was where she wrote about how Caro, Michigan threw more insight on peer pressure: she said “  A loyal friend he never lives your side. He makes us popular. He shows us new ways to enjoy life. He teaches us new hobbies. He shows us how to look cool and how to act like adults. He makes us feel important. When we are with him, we are never sad or depressed. He teaches us how to get away from everything. For a while we are sure no one could ever replace him. He is the best friend we have ever had. After sometime the fun wears off. He is no longer great to be with. He has changed our whole life and turned us against our parents. Our other friends have turned away because we are trying what he has been to us. He seems to get us into so much trouble. We must always take the blame for the mistakes he gets us into. Instead of our best friend, he is now our worse enemy, but by now it is too late. Our wonderful friend has gotten us into the worst mess of our life and we can’t get out. We regret the day we became friends with this master of disguise.  His name is PEER PRESSURE.

       I want you to know that the friends we make, the relationships we keep are what shape us into the being we become, how our future becomes and how our end becomes. As 460px-Be-a-Great-Christian-Teenager-Step-11pleasant it may same to get into a relationship, it is dangerous. Any young soul that ventures enter into a relationship at a tender age may be lost forever. It’s painful to see young teens grow enmity against their selves because of the break-up of a relationship. In the world today, most age group infected with the disease of HIV/AIDS is ranging from 14 – 25. Yet they are young, but have sown not to live long the day they chose to get into irresponsible relationships that sealed their fates. Life can’t offer back to you what you never offered to it. You chose the wild life path and got the reimbursement of that path of life.

Spare Parts “chapter 1”

SELF-DEFINING MOMENTS:

Life is fun, life is a fact, life is a fact, life is real and it only comes once. The path we choose to follow determines the trail we live behind.  A quote I once read stated “ why follow the cleared path? Why not go through the bushy path and leave a trail behind for others to follow”.   Remember the price of greatness is responsibility, not material things.

Every situation we find ourselves in, everything we do, everywhere, every single second of our life counts. The English the dictionary can define every word you look for, but it cannot define who we are, it cannot define who we will become…….. We define ourselves; we determine how we turn out to be. whatever happens you should know that you are not alone, you are not the only person after what you are after. Never regret why you were born into a particular family, never you regret why were born into a particular country.

They reason why God gave you that particular destiny was because He felt you have something different from any human being that’s why he entrusted that particular destiny to you.

Bishop David Oyedepo Said” you are at your best when you are yourself”.

If you are trying to be like someone else you might probably lose your destiny your purpose because that difference seen in you by God when he gave you that particular task was no longer there.

A philosopher once said “Always try to be the original copy of yourself not a photocopy of someone else or else you may lose your value”.

 

Stop blaming other people for your lack of success. Look in the mirror and take some responsibility for your life. Success starts from within: Your change will starts with you. The thoughts that overcome the mind overcomes the man; Your life will always reflect the colours of your thought, If you want to be successful, start thinking of yourself as successful and begin to work towards it. There’s no need to be envious of others when you have the same 24 hours as everybody else. Don’t hate on the person who chooses to work harder, don’t be jealous of the person who chooses to be more disciplined and don’t be envious of the person who chooses not to waste their opportunities: You got to take advantage of yours! Stop acting like God can’t bless you too. Don’t be mad at them for YOUR life, but be mad at the person who’s responsible…..YOURSELF…… Get better not bitter; Let someone’s success motivate you to WORK HARDER not HATE HARDER. You got to STOP waiting for the right time to seek a better life and make TODAY the day you DECIDE to CHANGE!

Stop limiting yourself:

A philosopher once said “life has no limits unless you have made it yourself”. Sometimes people don’t achieve there purposes or destiny because they feel they’re not worth it, while some when accomplished a little feel that’s enough then they relax.

Stop seeing yourself like it has been a cruse in your generation that none of you are to be successful. Every bodies earnest desire is success but most people limit their selves from these success. Life has no full stop unless death, even after death the second phase of life continuous

L= live it.

I= impact it.

F= fulfill it.

E= enjoy it.

Stop limiting yourself because you can actually accomplish more than what you have accomplished more than what you have accomplished now.

You are not too small to make a difference

Never judge yourself by your height or age. It doesn’t matter how small you are, at your age you could shake the country or perhaps you could say the world.

Anita Koddick said” if you think you are too small to make a difference you haven’t been in bed with a mosquito.”

       Termites could pull down an entire building if you give them time. Even though they are that small they still make differences not minding their status or sizes. Even in the bible David a boy of 17years slayed a giant so much fit taller than him. What’s deceiving you? Is it your height, age or background? Never underestimate your capacities or capabilities we all possess in us a spirit greater than us only even we are willing to unleash it into the world we would still see ourselves as small persons that could do nothing. You can’t head out for success if you don’t know what you want to attain. In life people have different perceptions of the same thing. A thing might have different meaning to thousands of people.

 

Imagination – Dreams, Goals – Direct, Enthusiasm – Propels, Persistence – Propels.

 

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Where we come from do not define us, our parents, educational standards and any auxiliary thing doesn’t define us, we define ourselves, we define who we want to turn out to become…….. Don’t let situations, circumstances, times or actions define you, go for what your heart desires, strive for it.

Everyone is a future king, nobody is an accident of history, no one is a mistake of yesterday, today or tomorrow,  Circumstances didn’t make us what we are, never use that phase to deceive yourself, we chose to be what we are.

 

 

We may be small on the outside, but inside we are mighty;

We are possessed by an “indomitable will” that knows no defeat;

We are talented beyond humanity imagination;

We are unique beings, created uniquely for unique purposes;

We are mighty, great, ambitious, driven in destiny, pace setter, ground breakers, history makers, mysteries solvers, uniquely empowered to empower, dangerous dynamites of destiny…….. we are Teenagers Of Purpose.