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The Most Precious Gift

The Most Precious Gift

The greatest revelation you can have is that you live life once. Many would consider such a statement to be a trite saying, instantly dismissing it and in doing so, negating a powerful tool for radical transformation.

Never ever simply “get used” to the fact that you are alive. Never ever exist on earth and yet never truly live.

Life is a precious gift: wear this truth around your neck like a scarf, every single day. Keep this truth on your lips, in your mind, and in your heart, in every situation you encounter and in every conversation that takes place.

With such a viewpoint, you will have the ability to truthfully see into the souls of others and in doing so, you’ll view anger as a protection and blame as a coat with which to cover up hurt. You will see real meaning and deeper truths and no longer respond with cross words, but with bursts of radiant light that bring healing, comfort and transformation. For this is your purpose.

The world owes you nothing. You were not created to be a drain on society, to take, to keep, and to squander. You exist for a purpose – your purpose is contribution. Quit telling yourself your ‘woe is me’ story that drains your mind, energy and conversation. Here is the truth: No one cares. The more you wallow, the less of a chance you have of experiencing the real, beautiful, intangible joy that comes from living life for real.

Everything that you see around you – that you can feel, touch or use was first created in the minds of those who believed that these things could be. Stop harping on about the way that your life is and start visualising what it could be. As we dwell upon our dreams, we are empowered to become….Continue reading on

Mark Bowness went from rock bottom to on top of the world after realizing he hadn’t really been living. Mark works now to change the lives of others with his New Year’s Revolution.

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5:56AM PST on Dec 30, 2013

Good message but his delivery is lacking!!!

10:59AM PST on Dec 26, 2013


7:51AM PST on Dec 26, 2013

Yes, life is a precious gift but I know I have lived and will live more than one life.

8:01PM PST on Dec 25, 2013

This one is very nicely written.

7:35AM PST on Dec 25, 2013

Plain and straight forward. I like that. Thank you.

5:18AM PST on Dec 25, 2013


2:18PM PST on Dec 24, 2013

Sounds like good advice for wealthy people who have the bigest lack mentality around or they wouldn't feel the need to hoard so much wealth.What a prison, gilded as it may be, no one really does care. Love, like money must be kept in circulation for it to do any good.

4:20AM PST on Dec 24, 2013

Anything from the heart

11:13PM PST on Dec 23, 2013

Better yet, be resourceful, be prepared, and always remember to play and have a good time.

6:34AM PST on Dec 23, 2013

Thank you Mark!
I'm proud to be a contributor to New Year's Revolution as well. Helping the world one person, one petition, and one cause at a time :-)

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