Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder ~ 02.20.12

Real Estate Agent with RadnorLake Video

The First Step...
     Life is a journey and it begins with the first step. While it is a spin on the old saying that a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step, many fail to take that first, all important one. It has taken me a long time to take that step, that leap of faith, for lack of a better saying, but now that it is done, the old me, my old life and way of doing things is a thing of the past.
    Before me lies a whole new world of opportunities, new visions and new horizons. Now that I am on this journey, I wonder, what took me so long to make the decision. Was it fear, uncertanty or lack of faith? I am not really certain for sure. All I know is that whatever was holding me back is behind me. I am heading in a new direction and it feels wonderful... 

This posting and the contents herein is the intellectual property of Michael Thornton, CEO of Creative Video Concepts. CVC provides high quality videos for the web, corporate, businesses and the real estate industry. We service Brentwood, Franklin, Nashville and the area surrounding Davidson and Williamson County TN. This post is a contribution to the ActiveRain Real Estate Network.

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Comments (16)

Bob Miller
Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty - Ocala, FL
The Ocala Dream Team

Hi Michael, thanks for the Monday morning motivation.  Beautiful sunlit photo!

Feb 19, 2012 06:47 PM
Rob Thomas
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954 - Bristol, TN
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro

Michael ....You can't help but have a great day after reading this and admiring the photo!

Have a great day!

Feb 19, 2012 06:52 PM
Jay Markanich
Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC - Bristow, VA
Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia

Great photo to make a point.  It truly speaks a thousand words.  And it's a pretty darn good photo too!  You take many?

Feb 19, 2012 06:53 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Good stuff and wonderful thoughts.  you are right about the journey and sometimes we just need to take the plunge.  Enjoy the day my man but I know you will.,.

Feb 19, 2012 07:10 PM
Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

I've thought the same thing many times throughout my lifetime Michael, and came to the conclusion that it wasn't fear or any of those other things you mentioned, I just wasn't ready.....................well, you're ready sir!  Best to you.

Feb 19, 2012 07:37 PM
Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in Southern RI and beyond

Michael, the first step is always the commitment which you have given to your new phase in life...picture shows the light going forward...great!

Feb 19, 2012 07:40 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

You don't take the first step before you are ready. Sometimes there is no explanation for why, it just happens. Now that it has, walk towards the light with no regrets! Enjoy your day!

Feb 19, 2012 07:45 PM
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

faith is the belief in things unseen and venturing towards it. Thank you for the post and points to ponder

Feb 19, 2012 07:46 PM
Richard Iarossi
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Crofton, MD
Crofton MD Real Estate, Annapolis MD Real Estate

It's tough to get out of that comfort zone and make that first step. Luck with yours.


Feb 19, 2012 07:55 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Excellent post as we begin a new work week.  It is a good time to take some fresh first steps.

I always enjoy your photographs.

Have an outstanding week.

Feb 19, 2012 08:53 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Michael,

It sounds like you were ready to make that committment for a new direction in your life..the photograph is perfect for your message. My very best wishes for you and your new direction!

Feb 19, 2012 09:14 PM
Kristine Ginsberg
Elite Staging and Redesign, LLC - Short Hills, NJ
NJ Home Stager

Big Scorpio - I think a lot of us can relate and for me I only take that leap of faith and make big changes in my life when I'm truly unsatisfied with my current situation. Sounds like you just needed to get to that place where you were ready to dive in with both feet! Good for you and I'm sure you're already feeling more satisfaction in life! Best of luck and you'll succeed at anything you put your mind to!

Feb 20, 2012 12:04 AM
Chris Smith
Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage - New Tecumseth, ON
South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta

Michael, thank you for the motivation, this fine monday morning.  Have a great day.

Feb 20, 2012 12:11 AM
Keith Gilkey
Re/Max Chesapeake - Elkton, MD
410-920-7214, Re/Max Chesapeake

Michael, Very good thoughts and a great photo! Thanks for sharing!

Feb 20, 2012 01:35 AM
Laura S. Baker
First Weber Inc - Lake Mills, WI
Realtor (920) 728-4118, First Weber Inc

OOohhhhhh, Aaaaaahhhh!  Gow-ge-ous photo Michael.  So glad you did take that first step toward a better life!

Feb 26, 2012 12:13 PM
Dale Baker
Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections - Claremont, NH
New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information

Howdy and evening Michael

Michael my friend, you sure do always add such mighty fine looking photos with your blog posts for folks to enjoy.

May the warm rays of Sunshine of happiness always find their way too and fall upon you and your family!

Have a good one
Dale in New Hampshire

Mar 09, 2012 03:45 PM