InspirEmail No 187 - August 2, 2010 - Never Doubt Yourself
'Inspirational messages to refresh the spirit and boost the emotional bank account'

Never Doubt Yourself

If I would leave any thought with someone I would say never doubt yourself. No matter what people say, no matter what you may think sometimes, never doubt yourself. If you believe in yourself you will succeed far more than you will fail. He who possesses a quiet kind of faith in his ability to perform a task already has the task half completed.

Believe in yourself despite setbacks, despite the seemingly immovable obstacles, despite the cold and dark, despite the woe and pain, and eventually your faith will come to fruition, and you will find all those troubles behind you.

The simplest thing in the world is to knock ourselves because we made a mistake, to give up and say, 'I'm no good', but the more difficult thing is to believe in ourselves and constructively continue our life. The greatest error in life is to downgrade ourselves. The most horrible tragedies in life have occurred from a lack of faith in one's own self, one's own ability, from a belief that one cannot succeed and that failure is their sole lot in life.

There seems to be a self uncertainty that builds up in the mind every time one makes a mistake or fails to accomplish a task, and with every successive blunder the uncertainty grows stronger until one doubts one's ability to do anything right. Being human we are host to a number of frailties, each one of which can disturb and depress us, and makes us doubt our worth. We are not a mechanically precise machine, we are a bundle of nerves which often tangle and get jangled, but are capable of amazing performance.

We have more strength than we believe, there is more fight within us than we know and far more potential than we could ever call forth or even dream of being possible.

Author Unknown

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Over the last six years of publishing InspirEmail I have been very fortunate to receive many e-mails of appreciation and encouragement for what I send out every fortnight. Quite often and as an added bonus I receive some wonderful stories, quotes and images which I share on A Gift Of Inspiration or in InspirEmail.

Just recently I received an e-mail from Michelle Tetley, a very talented and inspiring Australian poet who had visited the website in search of some inspirational messages. Along with the e-mail of appreciation was the following poem which I wanted to share in this issue of InspirEmail, as it coincides with the launch of the new updated website.

Michelle has a unique ability and provides a wonderful service to her clients all around Australia and internationally, who are in need of a specially written poem for an occasion or event where they can express their caring and personal thoughts to loved ones and friends.

Enjoy the poem written especially for 'A Gift Of Inspiration' and I wish Michelle every success with her inspiring and unique service.

Be Inspired and Best Wishes
Keith Ready

A Gift Of Inspiration for You

Sometimes life is filled with challenges and heartache
And it's hard to find a reason to smile
It's then you need to take time for yourself
To pause and to reflect on life a while

A Gift Of Inspiration helps balance your life 
Helping you refresh your spirit, too
Bringing positive messages to you
And helping you feel good in all you do

Though negativity may often surround you
These messages and images you see
Will boost your emotional bank account
Helping you to feel inspired and free

And by subscribing to InspirEmail
A new message, you'll receive each fortnight
To inspire and refresh your spirit
With some positive, uplifting insight

Allow yourself to be inspired today
Believe in who you are and all you do
Then rekindle your own passion for life
Knowing that you deserve the best for you

Written by Michelle Tetley

Michelle is an Australia based poet who is passionate about conveying positive, heartfelt messages to others through her poetry. Her very unique and special Touching Tributes are written personally for you or a loved one; be it for the birth of a baby, a retirement, a birthday, a wedding, bereavement or any special occasion.
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Lots of people limit their possibilities by giving up easily. Never tell yourself this is too much for me.
It's no use. I can't go on. If you do you're licked, and by your own thinking too.
Keep believing and keep on keeping on
Norman Vincent Peale

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