The pandemic has definitely driven a lot of people to their wits' end, with their backs against the walls. However it is still not end the world as long as you don't give up. Remember when your door has been abruptly shut, God will definitely opened up even more doors for you. Opportunities are everywhere; You just have to peel your eyes and use your heart to "see" them. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "God hides things by putting them near us." He has answered our prayers but are we trying to even accept them?
Opportunities Are Everywhere-Can You See Them?
The best opportunities and ideas are sometimes hidden near you, but you yourself need to be on the lookout for them. Sometimes these brilliant opportunities are right under your nose. Every single day, you cold be seeing thousand of opportunities around you but are you are that they are actually opportunities? Or you see them merely as obstacles, hurdles and stumbling blocks for you. Remember that adversity has its advantages. Turn your dire situations into your advantage.
Change your mindset from crisis mode to opportunity mode
More often than not, we devote a lot of our time and energy to solving problems but recognizing opportunities that are presented to us. Though having problem-solving skill is vital, it is even more important if you can identify talents, gifts and flair that God has endowed to you. Can you hear someone knocking on your door? If you do, how you can answer that knock? What will you do to respond?
"There are always opportunities everywhere, just as there always have been." ~Charles Fillmore
Sometimes we just need to pay more attention to the things that are working positively in our life. We all make the mistakes or dwelling in the past or the negativity that are shackling us. Why stay stagnant in the dark when you have seen a ray of light that could guide you to luminosity. It is saddening to note that we waste too much of our precious time on endeavors that are clearly going nowhere. It is time to liberate yourself from what you cannot control and focus on what you have control over.
Adversity has its advantages
Earl Nightingale said it best, "You are, at this moment, standing right in the middle of your own acres of diamonds." Those who are successful always have a number of projects that they have already planned ahead. Any of these projects could ultimately change their course of life overnight. In other words, opportunities are lying dormant all around us. We just need to be more aware of their presence and uncover them.
- Earl Nightingale
- Whenever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; Whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together.
Stars are always shining, however we usually only notice them during the darkest hours of the night. The same can be said about opportunities. When you come to think about it, problems are in fact opportunities in disguise. The good news is: Opportunities are everywhere! Read to find out how the average Malaysian earned RM1,396 on Carousell during the pandemic.
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