The Road to 65, Mile 355: Positivity About Myself

November 18, 2015, Chino Valley- I have a long history of self- doubt and second guessing.  My late wife had just about cured me of these, when her disease took her to the Spirit Realm, five years ago, next March.  On my own, since, I have had to face myself and look at the smiling, approving people in my life, while looking past the stern-faced ones.  The biggest task is letting myself be among the former.

It was a bit tough, this evening, after a good, productive but tiring day, to face a meeting with people who were stern-faced and all business.  I got it done, though I had to get hold of myself, as doubt began to slip back in. Rule Number One, anymore, is not to let detractors get a sense of any vulnerability I might feel.

So, here are three positives about me, which no one can take away.  First:  I am committed to bringing peace, safety and tranquility to the lives of children and other vulnerable people in my life.  Second, I am doing better at taking the time to get my tasks done properly.  Third, I take a larger view of things, so what I can do to help the wider society, in reaching its legitimate goals, is well-worth any personal sacrifice.

I am believing more in my abilities, every morning I have the honour of waking.






10 thoughts on “The Road to 65, Mile 355: Positivity About Myself

  1. I’ve been fighting self-doubt and second guessing myself all afternoon in the face of a big decision that includes a number of smaller ones. For me, the self doubt can be turned into positivity in that it requires that I consider all angles of the big decision. I listen to detractors, if there are any, and allow them to be heard, then make my decisions. I think if you now go back and read your first few posts in this series, you will see tremendous growth!


  2. Hi Gary! 😀 I always liked the saying, “I may not be where I wanna be, but thank God I’m not where I used to be.”   … that and, “what others think of me is none of my business.”   Either way, your life is a beautiful outgrowth of what you’ve been through and your ongoing triumphs- because of or in spite of, it doesn’t matter, what matters is that your life is a real blessing to others as you continue to serve and give and inspire in more ways than you know!


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