Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth. –Jim Rohn
Sometimes we spend a lot of time on feeding our minds negative information until our mind forgets that it is capable of producing positive thoughts. In order to help the mind out, we have to feed it information consisting of positive thoughts and ideas. I am working on improving my way of thinking. It is always a great encouragement to read the lives of others and how they have made it from the dark places in their lives with the help of God. I am working on increasing my book collection with positive minded individuals to help feed my mind positive information.
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“Every day do something that will inch you to a better tomorrow”-Doug Firebaugh