Second Chance to Live

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Second Chance to Live — 8th Year Anniversary

Posted by Second Chance to Live on February 6, 2014

Hello and welcome back to Second Chance to Live. I am happy to see that you decided to stop by to visit with me. You are always welcome around my table. Today, February 6, 2014 marks the 8th year Anniversary of Second Chance to Live. I am thankful that a friend encouraged me to start a web log that led me to taking the risk to create Second Chance to Live. I am thankful that I put in the time and effort to learn about the world of the blogosphere, begin writing articles and several years later — at the encouragement of another friend — begin creating video presentations.

I am thankful for my readers, frequent visitors and the individuals who gather around my table on a regular basis through subscriptions to Second Chance to Live and to my Second Chance to Live You Tube Channel.

I am thankful for the support and encouragement that I received through comments to my articles and video presentations. I am thankful for the opportunities that I have been given and for the doors that have and are opening because of hope. I am thankful that I am able to celebrate the process and make new friends along the way. I am thankful that I am able to enjoy what I am learning with out the expectation of specific outcomes. I am thankful that I am able to trust the process, a loving God, myself and my ability to learn from my circumstances.

I am thankful to have the awareness that my circumstances are not meant to keep me down, but they are meant to build me up. I am thankful that the pieces of the puzzle of my destiny will come and fit together in the right order and at the right time. I am thankful for small successes that empower me to be the architect of great gains that I never dreamed possible – with the guidance, leading and empowerment of a loving God. I am thankful to be able to think and live outside the “box” and “dance” to my own drum beat. I am thankful to be able to pursue my dreams.

“If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavor to live the live that you have imagined…you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” Henry David Thoreau 

I am thankful that I am able to live my life as a human being, instead of as a human doing. I am thankful that I am able to use my gifts, talents and abilities in ways that work for me. I am thankful that I am able to give to people in ways that work for me, for the people who want what I have to bring to the table of life. I am grateful that I have had 7 years to explore and share hope through Second Chance to Live. I look forward to the possibilities that a new year will offer through Second Chance to Live, as I continue to trust the process, a loving God and myself one day at a time.

I am thankful for the individuals who have walked with me during the last 7 years. For the individuals who have not yet walked walk with me, I invite your presence. I look forward to our times together. For the individuals who have not yet walked with me, please let me be of service to you through my articles and video presentations. I create articles and video presentations to encourage, motivate and empower. To aide in accessing my articles and video presentations I have created 2 different Site Maps that “house” active links to my articles and video presentations.

I create video presentations of my articles to encourage, motivate and empower individuals who learn more effectively through watching and listening. The articles that I have written are listed with in one Site Map and the video presentations that I have created are listed with in the other Site Map. To aide in accessing my articles and video presentations please click on either one of these links: Site Map for my Articles or my Site Map for My You Tube Video Presentations. Presently, there are 1190 articles and 200 video presentations with in my Site Maps. 

By clicking on each Site Map a page will open on Second Chance to Live. Once the page has opened, you will see a list of titles. By scrolling down the page you will see various article and video presentation titles. By clicking on the article or video presentation title (depending on which Site Map you have opened) the article or presentation will open either on Second Chance to Live or on my You Tube channel. As you read my articles or watch / listen to my video presentations and questions come to mind, please send those questions to me. All questions are good questions.

Before I go, I want to thank you for being and continuing to be a friend of Second Chance to Live and the Second Chance to Live You Tube Channel.

Have a great day.

Craig

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