Love Notes From Lady G: Ain’t No Stopping Us Now

I know you know someone that has a negative vibe
And if you’re trying to make it they only push you aside
They really don’t have, no where to go

Ask them where they’re going, they don’t know
But we won’t let nothin’ hold us back
We’re gonna put ourselves together
We’re gonna polish up our act!

And if you’ve ever been held down before
I know you refuse to be held down anymore!
Don’t you let nothing, nothing
Stand in your way!

Songwriters: Jerry Allen Cohen / Gene Mcfadden / John Whitehead
Ain’t No Stoppin Us Now lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc, Warner Chappell Music Inc

Note: If you suffer from any form of addiction please seek the medical advice of your physician or a mental health professional.

Earning Some Change

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As a kid, I grew up in a working class home so my parents really didn’t have a lot of money to spare.

Suffice it to say, my little brother and I were NOT on the receiving end of a regular allowance.

Of course, we had everything we needed and most of what we wanted but if we desired extra ‘pocket change,’ we had to figure out how to earn it.

No doubt, finding ways to make money required a good deal of resourcefulness and versatility!

That said, we did all sorts of things like:

Washing cars

Raking yards

Cashing in soda bottles.

Never heard of cashing in bottles?

Well, back in those days, soda pops came in glass bottles.

When you were done with them, you’d take the empty bottles to the store and they would buy them back.

If you had a 6 pack, you could earn about 30 or 40 cents.

Back in the late seventies, that would have easily bought you a bag of chips and some penny candy.

Never heard of penny candy?

Geez!  You are hereby banished from my territories!

Anyway, personally, I found several additional ways to hustle up a buck–including:

Babysitting

Braiding hair (Yeah, I put the beads on and all!)

Raiding the couch and coffee table for loose change

Don’t laugh!

It beat the hell out of being broke!

So the point to this crazy Lady G fable is this:

Think about what you want and find an ethical way to get it.

Will it require some work?

Absolutely!  But you’re up to it, right?

Oh, and if you’ve lost that entrepreneurial spirit that so many of us had as kids, go find it!

Think about what you want to do and do it!

The money will most assuredly come.

 

For my Millenials:  Rise and Grind!

Follow my friend Dave’s lead!

Much love and light to you all!

Lady G 😘💋

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t Wait For Success

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“I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.”

-Jonathan Winters

Happy Sunday My Loves!

I ran across this quote and decided to share it with you.  Many of you may remember Jonathan Winters as an improvisational genius, observational humorist, actor and artist. If you are not familiar with his work, I encourage you to peruse his repertoire 🙂

Now, with Mr. Winters as my inspiration, I want to encourage you to start doing whatever it is that you dream of doing.  Feel free to keep today’s quote nearby and allow it to energize you to move forward and refuse to be bothered with whether or not your actions will lead to “success.”  Verily I say unto you, if you are doing what you love, by default, you are already succeeding!

So, as you continue with your day, make a vow to begin moving your dreams and goals out of the abstract into the actual.

In the meantime, cultivate loving relationships (pets count too!) and admire the beauty around you.  Always seek advice from your higher power; I call this power God.  If that doesn’t resonate with you, consider finding and making a connection with something that you can believe in.  Resist any temptation to be unkind; promise yourself that you will do better if you slip.

After you accomplish these tasks…do them again every day! Expect insights and revelations!  Your intuition will lead you to the next step; just keep moving!

Surely by now you are wondering, “What gives this chick the right to tell me what I should be doing?” Well, I really can’t give you an adequate answer to that question; however, I do know that you and I are more alike than we are different and just like you, I have dreams and goals that I would like to see come to fruition.  That said, by encouraging you, I am encouraging me!

Okay, my loves, it’s time for us to go ahead!  Who has time to wait for ‘success?’