Who We Are

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Est. 1996


God Did Not Waste His Time Creating You
By Shannon Parish

Life began for you in that one moment that a single cell multiplied into another, which became four, then sixteen, then continued until an amazing human being manifested.  Whether you became a human being considered by some to be beautiful and strong or unattractive and weak by others, one thing is sure. Opinions of men do not change the intent of an Almighty God who breathed into you His purpose and His love.

Opinions of men do not change the intent of an Almighty God who breathed into you His purpose and His love.

Your body is your tool.  The choices that you make either restrict or multiply your full potential.  A person who whines to others that they are not worth anything, even though they have a healthy body, are right.  They are not worth anything because they have chosen to not be worth anything. There is a payoff for them to be as they are.  Others, like Nick Vujicic, who without limbs, has impacted all those who hear of him ... because he chose not to be limited.  It is not our bodies that limit us - it is our thinking.  We make the choices in life that we do, because we like the results we are getting. 

Your limitless spirit is unrestrained and filled with power.  The choices you make on this Earth determine where that power and unlimited potential are expressed and manifested.  When you think about it - that's quite a responsibility!  Because God gave us a free will, we reap the results of what we have sown - good and bad.

If you don't like what you see in your life, then you can change everything simply by making a different choice!  There's a catch though ... if your motives don't change - then neither will your results - even though you make new choices. The trick is not making different choices that still give you the same results!

The choices you make on this Earth determine the results of the world around you today. Don't like what you see? Then make another choice."

Each of us carry a set of thoughts and belief systems that we are well acquainted with.  So comfortable with these thoughts are we, that we do not even realize that they are the very foundation of all that we receive in life.  We believe that these thoughts reflect reality and so we live according to the assumed rules our own realities imply.  There is an old saying that says this;  "There are those who believe they can and those who believe they can't.  Both are right."

Even though our realities are not necessarily true - they are nevertheless our realities and our choices confirm our beliefs.  Is it any wonder that Jesus implored us to renew our minds?  (Romans 12:2)

Reflecting on what we want in life will present to us new questions.  Answering these questions will give you important steps towards changing your future and achieving new goals.  Those questions might be:

  • Who is already doing this?
  • What do I have to do to do the same?
  • How much money or resources do I need?
  • What do I need to know to do this?

Your steps then, may be:

  1. Make new friends and surround yourself with people who doing what you want to do.
  2. Observe what your new friends and associates are doing - and do likewise.
  3. You'll learn what kind of resources and financial needs you will have to have by what you learn from the people around you who are successful in what they do.
  4. You will find this out from the people around you too!

Therefore, make note:  Your relationships reflect what you think about yourself and the world around you.


A Cartoonist, Graphic Facilitator and Creative Life Coach, Shannon Parish devotes her life to encouraging those who are fed up with the 'status-quo' and are determined to discover and pursue their purpose and destiny in life through one-on-one mentoring, facilitated workshops and retreats.


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