Plan for Change, It Happens!
In the twilight of our lives, when we have lived the life our choices and decisions have brought us, both good and bad; when our creative ideas and dreams of an earlier time have given way to the comforts of a more sedentary lifestyle; when we have lost a large amount of our drive or have accepted the inevitable…at that exact point, what do you want to remember from your life? What do you want to have succeeded at or accomplished? What do you want to be able to do from then on? This is why you may want to change your current lifestyle and develop a plan for your future.
Now is the time to ask yourself some very pointed questions. Think long and hard on your answers.
What do you want to do with your life?
What do you want to know?
What do you want to see and hear?
What do you want to really have and enjoy?
What do you want to feel and experience?
Just who do “YOU” want to be?
In the here and now of your today, you may have to play the responsible role the decisions your past life have brought for you. All responsible people hold themselves accountable for fulfilling their responsibilities and taking appropriate action to clean up the mistakes of their pasts (we all have them). Responsible people learn from these mistakes and do what is right in the here and now. Responsible people try to chart a course for an improved future, develop a plan for its accomplishment and put it into action. But you need to develop the plan, correct? What is your plan?
Is your plan to simply take one day at a time and live the same today, you lived yesterday? Without a plan, most of your days will be the same as they have been in your past. Without realizing it, you will soon live 8, 9 or 10 years or more of mostly the same type of day. Is this really your plan? Most of us have heard one definition of insanity, “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. Without a plan, without putting your plan into action, are you not doing the same thing every day and expecting a different result? Is this not insanity?
I am sure for many of us, life simply happens and we do end up living everyday pretty much like yesterday, with the only change being the weather. You might be telling yourself that you do not like change, that you like who you are. However, we all must face the truth whether you like it or not, we all have to and will change. We all age and with that brings many changes, sometimes much faster than we realize or are prepared for. Our bodies change, internally and externally. Our surroundings change with the new being built and the old being torn down. Our world today is a technology world and it is filled with change. New ways to do things and interact with each other are presented to us pretty much every month or so. We all MUST change. So what is your plan for change?
There is so much to experience in this world. So many things to see, do, feel, hear, smell, taste! What have you experienced so far? What do you remember about it? Would you like to enjoy more of those types of experiences? How about something new? The list is pretty much endless; but you have to have a plan. You have to put it into action or your tomorrow may be about the same as your yesterday and today…except for maybe some different weather. What is your plan for life?
LifeLongU.com helps you look at your life and break it down so you can develop a life plan that you can put into action. Take a look and see if it can help you. Don’t live your yesterday again tomorrow! Strive to create a new day, each and every day…that is a plan, make it part of your life plan!
Thank you and remember to “LIVE” your life, it’s the one God gave you!
Gary J. Kiecker