The Comfort Zone

THE COMFORT ZONE

I used to have a “Comfort Zone”
where I knew I couldn’t fail.
The same four walls and busy work
were really more like jail.
I longed, so much, to do the things
I’d never done before.
But I stayed inside my “Comfort Zone”
and paced the same old floor.

I said it didn’t matter
that I wasn’t doing much.
I said I didn’t care for things
like diamonds, furs, and such.
I claimed to be so busy with
the things inside the zone
but deep inside I longed for
something “special” of my own.

I couldn’t let my life go by
just watching others win!!
I held my breath and stepped outside
to let the change begin!
I took a step and with new strength
I’d never felt before,
I kissed my “Comfort Zone” good-bye
and closed and locked the door!

If you are in a “Comfort Zone”
afraid to venture out,
remember that all winners
were at one time filled with doubt.
A step or two and words of praise
can make your dreams come true.
Greet your future with a smile,
Success is there for YOU!

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Inspiring Poems

What Cancer Cannot Do

If – Rudyard Kipling

It Couldn’t Be Done – Edgar Guest

We are made one by what we touch and see – Oscar Wilde

Success – Berton Braley

This too shall pass – Helen Steiner Rice

Start where you stand – Berton Braley

Desiderata – Max Ehrmann

Daffodils – Williams Wadsworth

Don’t Quit

The Optimist Creed by Christian Larson

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What Cancer Cannot Do

Cancer is so limited…..

It cannot cripple love.

It cannot shatter hope.

It cannot corrode faith.

It cannot eat away peace.

It cannot destroy confidence.

It cannot kill friendship.

It cannot shut out memories.

It cannot silence courage.

It cannot invade the soul.

It cannot reduce eternal life.

It cannot quench the spirit.

It cannot lessen the power of

the RESURRECTION!

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