Sometimes, I wish that I had more charisma, or more talent, or more money or that I was more athletic or good-looking.

Sometimes, I look at the opportunities that others have and think that I would be more successful if I had the same set of circumstances surrounding me.

Sometimes, I think that I need to wait a bit longer before taking action on a project because I don’t yet have all of the skills required to get it exactly right.

Then I hear a small voice remind me, “Darren, everything you need, you already have.”

Perhaps I don’t have the talents of others, but I have enough to get started.

Perhaps my skills aren’t elite yet, but they are good enough to begin practicing my craft and to put myself in situations where I can further develop.

Perhaps I don’t have the opportunities that others have, but I am extremely fortunate and shouldn’t take for granted the blessings that are in my life.

Everything I need, I already have.

When I look at my goals, aspirations and business plan, I know that I don’t have it all together yet and there’s a long way to go.

But right now, I have everything that I need to take the next step, to write the next page, to make the next call, to encourage the next client.

I have a God who loves me and calls me by name.

I have a wonderful wife and three amazing kids who shower me with love.

I have unique skills and attributes that I can use to make the world a better place.

I have everything I need to live a life of purpose.

Do you?

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