This week was a great step forward in the progress of my book and speaking ventures. Last weeked, I was able to meet with my book manager and completely finish the first three chapters of my book. This was so exciting and inspiring that it gave me a sense of renewed vigor to keep pushing forward and striving to make this a work that will be easy to read but yet also something that will touch your heart and educate your mind and soul. I know that from the few people I have trusted with these first few chapters, their feedback is truly humbling.
Yesterday I was able to find several hours of free time, and I was able to put together most of the pre-writing for my next chapter, which talks about setting up a strong support system in your life. I strongly believe that this is one area of your life that can either keep you on top of the world and help you succeed at life, or it can also make you fail at everything you do and create destruction in every aspect of your life. The type and quality of people that you choose to have supporting your life will determine how good or bad your life eventually turns out to be.
In addition to completing these chapters, I also completed my first short speech, and am planning on a longer one at my church in about 3 months. I am very excited about this engagement. This will be my first public speech in over 15 years. I am very ready for this, but I am also a bit nervous. Does anyone have any suggestions about how to overcome nerves before a performance? Anyway, I was also able to spend some quality time with some awesome people last night that are very supportive of me and finding time to relax and spend time with those that care about you is also a very important part to achieving progress in anything.
Remember that even though we may be making progress toward a goal in life we always need to take time out for those that care about us, take time to relax and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us every day, and show love to the people that are doing the little things to help us in life. I am personally very excited to get my book finished for everyone to read, and I pray that you all are having a safe and fun summer so far. God bless to you all.
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I look forward to reading your book . As I know you express yourself very well , I know the book will be awesome . You have much to share on how to be positive during difficult challenges . Life wasn’t meant to be easy for us . We only grow in character as we overcome in a positive way the bumps in the road that come our way . Great joy and happiness come after the rain and storms in our life . You are a great example of pressing forward with a smile on your face always for all who know you . May you be guided through prayer in this great adventure.
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Thank you so much for your inspiration Aunt Connie. You, Uncle John, Heidi, and everyone in Phoenix has meant so much to me with all of your prayers through my struggles. I just hope that this some how brings me and my cousins closer together.