The letter G what a great letter it really defines the last three years of my life from a whole different perspective as one who studies everything from Government to God or what I call Faith!
Things that really resonate with me when we talk about this letter are goals, good, goods, gone, grief, greatness, giddy, gleam, ground, grown, growth, GDP, GOP, Grassroots, grain, gain, gut, give, Google, grumpy, Gramps, greed, gaze, gifted, great, go, gifts, geese, gibberish, genius, gems, gym, giant, gold, grateful, goober, giddy up, get on, Gif, God, Grand Canyon, Garage, Graduate, Gossip, Guidance, Grant and then there is Government.
Only some of the words that I came up with actually have any meaning to me. It's more of a daily exercise of what are the first things one thinks of when they think of the letter but at the same time keeping it along the lines of something that you are able to write about and or share that could be applicable and or apply in your life or maybe it will help another!
You never know when you are writing, sharing and or blogging if you are helping others as you don't know most often who the readers are. You might surmise but really you do not know or do you. Food for thought!
Let's look at goals first this is something everyone should have is goals. I am going to share an exercise that I found to be a good reminder when it comes to goals it's called the 5/25 rule. First you write down the top 25 things that you want to achieve and then pick the top 5 things you must achieve by reviewing the list of importance. Once you have picked your top 5 scratch out the other 20 as they do not apply to what your true goals are they are just the after thought of the list you have compiled. Now you are ready to work on the top 5 tasks and take them one at a time until you have completed the things that are the most important for you to achieve and repeat.
Goals are something everyone should have not only by task but by quarter, semi annual, annually, the three year, five year and ten year goals. These are all things you should have written out as your road map to achieving in life. Our goals do change from time to time but really they should stay pretty consistent if you stay on track of what you have defined out. The only things that change or sway one from their goals are obstacles or it could be a simple as the wrong guidance. That is truly something for all readers to think about when assessing where they are and then where they want to be while working on their 5/25 list of achievements to a better lifestyle.
I really like the top five goal list as it keeps you focused on the true eighty percent of what you need to do leaving the twenty percent for later completion as you move through your list.
Let's add a funny in here today Geese. Everyone says I gotta get my ducks in a row we hear it often in various different ways might be a gif, statement, quote, etc. Ducks don't get in a row but Geese do! Something to really think about when it comes to what we read, quotes, news, agenda, media, being social and sharing. If we use this example it really shows one that we use statements and or share things that might not necessarily be true, right or real. Just think about how many times you have heard the ole' adage of ducks in a row to find out that it's only Geese that get in a row. Just a little humor fact of the day!
The next word that really sticks out to me is Gossip something I truly and personally can not stand. It's a word I must say I have to bite my tongue and sometimes it feels like I might just bite it off. When a Jypsie says she despises gossip it's not a figment of speech it's a fact!
Example: I was working a game last night and having a grown up conversation, various names came up to whom I know the individuals at the same time I am a pretty good read on others it's part of my make up plus it goes with my goals not to mention I am gifted. With that stated as we continue into the conversation I found myself saying I don't know I do not participate in catty gossip and I meant what I said.
I very well might have taken aback the other person as it seemed to have shocked them when such words would come out of a females mouth especially in a hen house. This was fine with me maybe the person will have learned something about catty gossip or at least stop and think about it as it was abundantly clear they were a huge participator in such things!
The first rule of thumb is to stick with who you are and participating in gossip is just something you will rarely find me engaging in. I am the type of person that just goes straight to the source to find out what I need to know or don't need to know then I move on from there. It goes along with my goal of seeking first to understand before participating in gossip. A different way to look at it is one's ability to form their own opinion without participating in speaking about others but rather getting to know the person and or person's. It's really about having ethics along with morals or lack thereof!
Gossip most often leads you to a rumor that was nine times out of ten not true which is truly the reason I personally can't stand it and find it to be one of the worst qualities about human's and or human behavior. It's truly a word that makes me want to teach and lecture on how certain human behaviors are not becoming or they are just not healthy characteristics to have. It's also a word that when I think of it; if I were to gossip it would be hurtful as I would not be gossiping I would be stating actual facts about others in which I find it easier to just not be a participant based upon the bigger picture of life.
The struggle is real so I can only fathom for those who don't know as much as I do based upon they most often have a different background or educational level or it could be something as simple as experience including a different view point not to mention lack of strength. All of the above apply to where I challenge you to think about what the Jypsie has shared the next time you find yourself in a position that you are around or get that gut feeling about the word gossip try using the words I don't participate in catty gossip and see the reaction of those you state it too. It will share a whole lot about those you are around when you make such a statement and or do not participate!
Greatness is a word I use often when looking to the greater good of searching for the positive in the realms of the words that start with the letter G. If I were to pick out a third word it's so hard to just pick three words from a list and write about them. So we will leave it at Greatness as I remind everyone to work on your goals, stay away from gossip and work to be towards be grateful! Just a little advice for today's message!
The care of the day I chose is Guinevere to whom is the Celtic Triple Goddess to whom has ancient roots preceding her times and is also, the Goddess who rules over the land. She is delivers the message about romance, true love, partnership, laughter, beauty, passion and reminds us that romance is the life force of the universe. I am not sure had I read her message that she would be part of the blog today except for everything I do is about love as that is my motto it's all about love!
This is where I must use the strength within at the same time let me pick who you may love or not love as I promise you would not be with the one your with! I will leave that with the last G word that comes to mind and we will just call that a guarantee or guaranteed! Either way it's the same thing as using the word rest assured!
Goddess, Goals, Greatness by Guinevere - Mystic Jypsie