You've Got to Have Faith
Have faith in yourself.
Faith, something in yourself, something everybody needs. Easy to say, not so easy to do. However, without faith in yourself you will not get far.
Have you heard the saying, "Faith can move mountains". That saying is absolutely true.
Without faith in yourself all of your hopes, dreams, goals and aspirations will never be met. You will not obtain that in life for which you yearn.
That said, how do you work towards having that all important faith?
To start with, setting small goals for yourself and achieving them will take you a long way towards helping you believe in yourself and have faith that you can achieve your goals.
Take a good hard look at the friend you have surrounded yourself with. Are they nay-sayers or are they go-getters? Are they negative or are they positive? You need to rethink your friendships if you are surrounded by negative people. It is important to be with positive people.
You need to turn your negative thoughts to positive. If you start thinking you can't achieve what you are working towards stop and ask yourself "Why can't I".
Think about all of your little successes, better still, write out a list of them. This will reassure you that you can and have achieved that you previously thought you couldn't.
One of the most important is to allow yourself to fail. Pick yourself up and try, try again. What is the worst that can happen?
Faith Quotes and Sayings
* Where there is FAITH, there is LOVE; Where there is LOVE. there is PEACE; Where there is PEACE, there is GOD; Where there is GOD, there is BLISS. ~ Sri Sathya Sai Baba
*A man of courage is also full of faith. ~ Marcus T. Cicero
*Life is a wilderness of twists and turns, where faith is you only compass. ~ Paul Santaguida
*Prayer is the key to Heaven, faith unlocks the door. ~ Anonymous
*On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions; it is the best refreshment on the journey; and it is the greatest property. ~ Buddha
*I do not pray for success, I ask for forgiveness. ~ Mother Teresa
*Faith sees a beautiful blossom in a bulb, a lovely garden in a seed, and a giant oak in an acorn. ~ William Arthur Ward
*By the power of faith every enduring work is accomplished. ~ James Allen
*The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld. ~ Dorothy Thompson
*Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas
*They can because they think they can. ~ Virgil
More Faith Quotes
*There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true self. ~ William James
*He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
*I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much. ~ Mother Teresa
*A faith that hasn't be tested can't be trusted. ~ Adrian Rogers
*A better world shall emerge based on faith and understanding. ~ Douglass MacAthur
*Nothing in life is more wonderful than faith - the one great moving force which we can neither weigh in the balance nor test in the crucible. ~ Sir William Osle
*Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. ~ George Seaton
*Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. And lo, no one was there. ~ Proverb
*Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reason. ~ Anonymous
*Living without faith is like driving in a fog. ~ Proverb
*A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul. ~ Dwight Lyman Moody
*Faith is reason grown courageous. ~ Sherwood Eddy
*Faith is putting all your eggs in God's basket, then counting your blessings before they hatch. ~ Ramona C. Carroll
*Faith isn't faith until you're holding on to it. ~ Anonymous
*Faith is the bird that sings when dawn is still dark. ~ Rabindranath Tagore
*Treat the other man's faith gently; it is all he has to believe with. His mind was created for his own thoughts, not yours or mine. ~ Henry S. Haskins
*Faith...must be enforced by reason...When faith becomes blind it dies. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
*Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow. ~ Anonymous
*Faith can move mountains, but don't be surprised if God hands you a shovel. ~ Anonymous
*It is not important what you believe, only that you believe. ~ Anonymous
*Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death. ~ Anonymous
*Faith is courage, it is creative while despair is always destructive. ~ David S. Muzzey
*Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying. ~ Mason Cooley
*Have faith in your dreams, and the world is your playground. ~ Anonymous
I believe that God has put gifts and talents and ability on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that and you believe in yourself and you believe that you're a person of influence and a person of purpose, I believe you can rise up out of any situation.— Joel Osteen
© 2010 Susan Hazelton