Friday Reflections – Gordon Selley, COO

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Selley Group Real Estate, LLC

Gordon Selley, COO

Cherise and I have decided to devote our Friday blogs to various topics that affect all of us, whether personal or professional. The structure of these blogs is not to impose our way of thinking and living as the only or best ways for you to live. Simply, we are going to openly share our vulnerabilities and our mistakes, as well as our strengths and victories in life.

Feel free to follow along…

Although various polls seem to capture the essence of what’s happening within our socio-economic culture, Cherise and I do not believe that you have to remain bound to majority opinions and behaviors. In fact, our lives demonstrate the opposite of the majority, specifically for those who never seem to overcome oversized obstacles nor get beyond the pain and brokenness in their lives.

It seems like the overriding message these days is that change never really happens for a lot of people. And while this might appear true, the fact of the matter is that you do not have to remain enslaved to this type of conjecture.

Real life-change is possible. There is a drop of cool water for you if you’re in a desert of despair.

Thought for the day: Hope only lasts as long as you believe in it. Why not drink from springs of living water instead of crawling toward a mirage in the desert? Why don’t you first evaluate your beliefs before you simply react to the arduous trials of life?

First things first. You have to make a commitment to enter into a process of inner change before your external world can experience long-lasting hope and evidence of sustained transformation.

To purchase Colorado Spring Real Estate, feel free to contact our Colorado Springs Realtors at Selley Group Real Estate, LLC:  2139 Chuckwagon Rd, Ste 210 - Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919 - 719. 598. 5101

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Portions of this article are written by Gordon, as framed by the expressed opinions of Cherise, but not proofread.



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Jane Peters
Home Jane Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles real estate concierge services

There are some wise words, here, Gordon.  Sometimes we get too comfortable.  Changing isn't easy but we are all capable of doing it.  We just have to want to.

Jun 22, 2012 06:01 AM #1
Cherise Selley
Selley Group Real Estate, LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Realtor


Just like love does not come easy.  It takes blood, sweat and tears to become nourished by it... g

Jun 22, 2012 06:13 AM #2
Eileen Hsu
Douglas Elliman Real Estate - Manhattan, NY

Great photo of you Gordon. And I am often the minority in opinions and behaviors, I think most of New Yorkers are too.

Jun 22, 2012 06:58 AM #3
Cherise Selley
Selley Group Real Estate, LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Realtor


Your New York legacy doesn't surprise me at all!  Cheers to onward and upward pursuits... g

Jun 22, 2012 08:24 AM #4
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Good words and thoughts and well written.  It has been said that only babies want a change...we have learned to embrace change, and keep turning on a dime. it makes you focused and nimble. A

Jun 22, 2012 11:16 AM #5
Cherise Selley
Selley Group Real Estate, LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Realtor


Nimble is a great word these days - which aptly applies to us since we've been forced to evacuate via Walden Canyon Fire... g

Jun 25, 2012 03:23 AM #6
Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

Change does so much originate from within Gordon. An inner force makes your external world possible. Thanks to Cherise also on the Waldo Canyon fire videos on FB to keep us abreast. Stay safe, I know it was a mandatory evacuation for your area.

Jun 26, 2012 09:38 AM #7
Gail Robinson
William Raveis Real Estate - Southport, CT
CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT

Cherise and Gordon - Thinking of you during this time of evacuations due to the fires.  I hope you are safe.

Jun 26, 2012 10:40 PM #8
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