"I shall say to myself, “Now as for you, you have so many good things stored up for many years, rest, eat, drink, be merry!" Is that what I can say to myself too? Is that what I want? No, that is not what I want. Things accumulated can never keep us safe. It may … Continue reading “I shall say to myself, “Now as for you, you have so many good things stored up for many years, rest, eat, drink, be merry!” (from The GOSPEL according to Luke, chapter 12)
The second passage from my second book entitled "DARE TO CREATE THE LIFE YOU WANT" (a passage on work life and finances).
The ideas contained in the books by the above-mentioned authors started to 'live' in me, caused changes for the better that I still experience today; my private and professional life has changed, I notice major changes in my beliefs and my thinking, my so-called 'mindset' has changed.
The Lord is my shepherd, I don't really lack anything, but I want to grow. And what does that mean in practice? My development is learning languages by 'surrounding' myself with them; it is writing posts for my blogs (including my main blog: daretolive.blog); it is also talking to people who are mature and know from the practice of life how to live in order to be and feel happy every day.
Each of us has strengths and weaknesses. These strengths we have given and inflicted (as the aforementioned Barbara Lech writes). If we think about it carefully we will realize that the greatest successes can be aceved where we have an innate talent for something.
"En última instancia, la gente sólo se divide en dos categorías…" (This short post is in English and Spanish) "Ultimately, people fall into only two categories: those who say to God 'thy will be done' and those to whom God will say at the end: 'thy will be done'."(Clive Staples Lewis) "En última instancia, las … Continue reading “Ultimately, people only fall into two categories…”
"And it started with the first personal development book, its title is 'The Power of Positive Thinking'. The author of this book is Norman Vincent Peale. Reading that book and then the next ones, I yearned for growth and change, I yearned for a better and happier life."
The life and words of Jesus Christ in the Gospel are a great gift to us humans. If we believe in God in the Trinity and in Jesus our Redeemer, this faith empowers us to follow Jesus, to listen to Him and to live according to His teachings.
The habit of systematically saving money is important if you want to be financially independent (e.g. from the state); I don't know about pension systems in other countries, but I know a bit about the pension system in Poland and I can say that the situation of pensioners in 20 or 30 years will not be very optimistic.
I have read this book twice. It consists of 21 chapters and describes methods for dealing with difficult, crisis moments in the operation of a company. The advice contained in this book is also applicable to private life.