You know when you get that feeling.. Something bad is going to happen..

11 months ago when I had to make a tough decision and walk away from a company that I really did truly love when I started.. It was because of what was happening around me, and because my inner voice was telling me this is going to blow up and blow up big and I want no part of it.. I love the Industry of Direct Sales.. Just as I Love Real Estate,  you find another home you just don’t quit when a company doesn’t fit you…. Those that know me in Real Estate know that change doesn’t scare me.. What was scary in Direct Sales and leaving Visalus was I had to walk away from a team I loved .. I was making good money.. Most of my working team members were making money.. Money each and every one of us needed for our families..  but for me it wasn’t worth my sleep, conscience and integrity.. now I am not saying that those that stayed even though they saw the dogs being enrolled, the fake orders and all the hype.. They truly just don’t see it being a wrong thing to do.. To me it was so wrong and just as I would have walked away from that “Wrong” deal in Real Estate.. I walked away from Visalus.. Now, Financially it hurt.. We had to sell our TOYS.. (RV, MotorCycles) we had for years, to put money back in our household to keep a roof over our head.. I had days when I was like.. I should have just stayed.. maybe my little voice was over reacting.. But todays video shows that is not the case..

The Article from MLM helpdesk Website can be found at http://mlmhelpdesk.com/breaking-mlm-news-visalus-hit-with-rico-alligations-how-will-this-affect-byth-stock-or-cvsl-bid-to-buy-blyth/#

And yes I read all 60 pages.. I sat here and read the same stories that were happening to me and I have never talked to these people.. it makes me think.. How many others are out there…I don’t know.. It does sadden me.. but then as the Pastor at my Church said this weekend.. What doesn’t break you.. Strengthens you.. That your setback was to position you for your comeback.. You learn along the way.. I know that I have a lot to offer this industry.. The Truthful side..  If you are thinking about the industry of direct sales.. don’t let this scare you away from it.. do your research and pick the company based on the people you can trust.. get to know them.. ask questions and chose the Who.. not the what.. Put your Heart and Soul into it.. Stay True and lead with Integrity.. and just don’t quit.. You will find success..

I am glad I listened to my inner voice.. but at the same time I am sad for all the people I love,who are still at Visalus.. Keeping everyone in my prayers.. Be Blessed ❤

Busy and Blessed

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There are many companies you can align yourself with, they all have a product, the biggest difference is who you chose to partner with and what you put into your business as far as effort and time. I chose to go to Nutrie because I knew I was partnering with a great group of leaders in a company built without hype. Has being in a start up company been tough? Yep it has, but that doesn’t scare me. The reasons I came to Nutrie are still the reasons I am with Nutrie. Many have jumped to other companies already but I am here for the long haul and I am blessed by those that have chose to Run with me.

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I had a pastor tonight make a reference of Divine meetings coming into his life and he felt him meeting with My business partner and myself was a divine meeting, put in his path by God and I could so relate because I felt the same way when I saw someone I respected make the choice to go to Nutrie, I knew I had to go. I felt it was an answer to my prayers. I have no regrets. I love this company and the people involved. It just feels right. So one meeting at a time, whether it is face to face, in a group or over the phone, in between showing homes, taking listings and negotiating deals, being a mom, a taxi driver (for my kids) and a wife, I will make the time and I will build this team. Who is ready to build with me ❤ I am not “busy and stressed.” I am busy and BLESSED”

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So Many Need This one prayer.. Prayer for a New Job…

As I go through my day multi-tasking to get things done.. Although I am self-employed and not really where I thought I would be by this time in my life I do feel humbled that I have the opportunities that I have.. I come in contact with people every day that need more in their lives.. For me I have not been the one to wait on a job, I create my “job” but not everyone has that will or desire to do just that.. And that is OK , I do hate to hear and see fear in their voice and as a part of their expression but all I can do is Pray..  Below are a collection of prayers that I have come a crossed and I hope having them in one spot here will bless someone with just a little more strength to better their day ❤

PRAYER FOR A NEW JOB ~

IN THE DAY OF PROSPERITY BE JOYFUL, BUT IN THE DAY OF ADVERSITY CONSIDER: SURELY GOD HAS APPOINTED THE ONE AS WELL AS THE OTHER, SO THAT MAN CAN FIND OUT NOTHING THAT WILL COME AFTER HIM.

Ecclesiastes 7:14

Our most gracious and loving Father,You have most lovingly and graciously said that You have loved us with and everlasting love. We acknowledge, Lord, that Your love for us is deeper that the ocean and bigger than the biggest need in our heart. Father, all my longings lie open before You and my sighing is not hidden from You. I commit myself as well as the need for a new job into Your most precious and loving hands.Lord God, fulfill the desire of my heart and bless the work of my hands. The Bible says, “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him.” I am completely trusting in Your merit and Your faithfulness this hour. I am certain that You can make a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. You can open a way where there seems to be no way. O Lord, as I go through the selection procedures, let Your mighty uplifted hand rest upon me and grant me Your supernatural grace and mercies in the eyes of all the concerned officials. Please perfect everything that concerns me.Father, my ways are not Your ways, neither are my thoughts Your thoughts. Your ways and Your thoughts are higher than the heavens above. Let Your perfect will be done in this matter. Put Your words into my mouth for the interviews and grant me Your wisdom and knowledge. Let Your mighty presence go before me.I render thanks and praises to You alone, Master, because I believe that You have already performed a miracle in my life.Amen.

Pray that they will see opportunity when it approaches.. When it is right for them.. Praying for a sense of normal to come back to this economy before they all forget what normal felt like…

Prayer for Rising Above Fear ~

Dear Lord, please ease our hearts in this world of uncertainty,
As we balance that which we desire with our true need,
As we look for higher values in the midst of material loss,
As we remember the wealth and abundance born of your creation,
And know that as you move us from fear to love,
We will be enriched with the treasures of spirit and peace. Amen
– Rev. Victor Fuhrman

Prayer for Employment ~

Heavenly father, please sustain my spirit as I search for new and meaningful work.You have blessed me with a healthy body and a keen mind for which I am grateful. I ask that you open my path as I seek employment that will allow me to support my family and myself while serving others and your divine purpose.

In gratitude and grace, Amen.

– Rev. Victor Fuhrman

Prayer for Strength and Faith ~ 

Dear Lord,

In these troubling times,
I am filled with unspeakable fears.
I reach my hand out to you now.
I ask you to walk beside me.
Please help me hold on strong,
During these storms.
And help me hold my hopes high,
Even in the darkest hour.
Amen.

– Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Prayer for Prosperity ~ 

Dear God, source of Love and Life who brings abundance to all,
Please bring prosperity to me and my family now.
We ask that these basic needs be filled:
Money to pay our bills,
Income to meet our mortgage (rent),
Enough to feed us healthy food,
And more than enough for health care and wellness.
Beyond the material needs, please uplift our souls.
Inspire our creativity and resourcefulness.
Guide us in improving our lives.
Please help us to hold on to faith
And let us find peace. Amen.

– Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Prayer for Financial Healing ~ 

From the deep reaches of my heart and soul,
To the highest love in heaven,
I pray for a healing of my financial situation.

I reach a hand to the abundance of the universe,
And pray that I learn to transform my fear into possibility.
Let me open to all the good that exists in this world.

I lift my head up to the sun
And pray that I am inspired to turn darkness into light.
Let me raise myself up beyond my problems.

I look toward the future and what-could-be
And pray that I can believe in myself and my abilities.
Let me know in my heart that I have great strength.

I honor the place of fear that has gripped me,
But I pray that I do not let it own me.
Let me do what I can to bring peace to my financial situation,
And trust that this too will pass.

– Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Blessing to Crisis-Proof Your Relationship ~

May this relationship be blessed.

In times of financial strife,
it is easy to blame your partner
for what is wrong in your life.
Always look deeper for the truth.

May this relationship survive tests.
When things go wrong, It is a chance to show
That you can weather even the harshest storms–together.
Always see your love as bigger than your problems.

May this relationship bring you strength.
When money is tight, you may feel weakened.
Instead, come closer together to solve your problems.
Always focus on the creating the life you want to share.

May this relationship be your safe harbor
There are plenty of things in the world to pull you apart.
Stay strong, two against the world.
Lean into each other and hold on.
Let your relationship be your foundation and your support.

Amen.

– Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Parents’ Prayer of Protection ~

Dear God, Please bless my children.

For this I pray:
May they thrive in any economy.
May they be safe and protected.
May they be healthy and happy.
May they be uplifted by love.
May they be strengthened by opportunity.
May their days be filled with fun and play.
May all their needs be met—always.
May there be food, clothing, shelter, and comfort.
And may their souls be nurtured no matter the state of our world.
Please bless my children in all ways.

– Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Wholeness Blessing – We Are Not Broken ~

We walk in troubled times,
But let us not be troubled souls.

We stand in financial challenge,
But let us not see our lives only in crisis.

We have suffered loss, pain, and indignities.
But we have survived, and we will survive.

We have been hurt and we may be broke,
But we are not broken.

Amen.

– Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Dear God, I Need Cash ~

For this I pray:

Not asking for a million bucks
Or money showing up in trucks
Just need some cash to pay my bills
And financial flow to cure my ills
Not seeking huge amounts
Just enough to make it count
To take care of a basic human need
And take care of those mouths to feed
I know that times are rough
But I want to stand tough
I just need some cash to keep on going
So please God, keep the money flowing.

Amen.

– Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Prosperity Prayer for All People ~

Dear God, please bring prosperity to all people
and bring healing to those who have been hurt by the economic crisis.
We ask that these basic needs be filled for all people:
Money to pay our bills,
Income to meet our mortgages (rent),
Enough cash to provide proper nutrition and healthy food,
And more than enough for health care and wellness.
Please help us to provide for our families.
Beyond the material needs, please uplift our souls.
Inspire our creativity and resourcefulness.
Guide us in improving our lives.
Help us restore balance to our economy.
Point us toward a brighter tomorrow.
Please help us to hold on to faith.
And let us find peace. Amen.

–Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Prayer for Strength of Faith During Difficult Times ~

Father, this world sometimes bewilders me and is beyond my understanding. I see poverty and disease, storms and earthquakes, war and killing. Many hearts are bound by ego and fear. Please strengthen my faith in your higher purpose and open my mind to the truth that everything is unfolding according to your divine plan. Let compassion and love for my brothers and sisters flow from me and may we all be uplifted by your glory. AMEN.

Prayer for Strength and Self image ~

Lord, sometimes when I look in the mirror I’m not too happy with what I see. Please let me see me the way you made me, beautiful and perfect just as I am. Help me to hold this image in my mind and heart as I follow my life’s path. Allow others to witness your light shining through me as I walk with confidence, grace and a smile on my face. Amen.

 Motivational Quotes ~

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ”
-Franklin D. Roosevelt

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
-Harriet Beecher Stowe

“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.”
-Ivy Baker Priest

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

               “Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.”- Jerome Fleishman

“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.”
-Flavia Weedn

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”
-M. Kathleen Casey

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…unless you fail to make the turn.”
-Author Unknown

“We acquire the strength we have overcome.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you know someone with struggles.. pick of the phone and offer them some words of encouragement.. Offer them a prayer..It’s free ❤ You have Nothing to Lose, but a little time ❤

Always Be Blessed,

Kathy

RIP ~ Zig Ziglar  1926 – 2012

If you don’t like what you see, look from a different view …

Walking down the beach today I walked past some bird footprints and frankly some bird poop.. That is what I saw and I thought “ewe”. I continued with my walk loving all I see. I love the waves as they break in the sand. So much to see and something different every time I walk. I got to the point where I turn around and I headed back. It wasn’t to long until I was walking back over the footprints and pooh.. but from a different angle I saw something much different. I saw a artful beautiful flower that only nature could paint.. It put a smile on my face and made me thinkツ how often are we dissatisfied or turned off because of how we are seeing things and could that opinion or feeling be changed just from looking from a different angle ツ

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So if there is something in your life that you just are not completely happy with, Can that feeling be changed just by changing your view?? Take sometime over this Thankful Holiday and think about change and how easy, simply changing your view could completely change your life. Happy Thanksgiving, Be Blessed ❤

We can be a part of Monumental Change

The Nation is facing a crisis of Obesity and increasing declining health of Millions of Americans. In my household alone we have lost over 140lbs between my husband and myself. I am still working on reaching my goal.. As of today I about 80 lbs down. Life is good and with the Body By Vi Challenge I have no doubt I will get there. I love being a part of the solution and no longer a part of the problem. You can get started on your Challenge at http://www.Reach4ThePower.com

Watch the videos below and if that doesn’t move you do get started I don’t know what will..

Forks over Knives”

Another AMAZING eye opener.

It’s not rocket science, it’s common sense. Fruits, vegetables and nuts are, and have always been, better for us to eat.

Our children are not predicted to live longer than us. This could be the first generation to not outlive their parents.

There is NO need for Type 2 Diabetes, for Obesity, or skyrocketing rates of Cancers, Heart Disease, and other preventable diseases.

Don’t be a Victim. Take control of your life, your children and make better choices.

I meet so many people say on and say out, Promoting the Challenge fore is more than a business, so much more.. It is having the ability to spread the message that what we are doing is not enough. We all need to do so much more. I am not just changing my life I am changing the lives of so many and that is what makes this the best business, challenge I have ever been a part in… We have just begun.

Food Matters… (Trailer)

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My Morning Started…… and It got me thinking…..

I woke up this morning and as a ritual the first thing I always do is to put on my glasses and grab my phone… For example this morning I woke up to 63 emails, several Facebook Notifications, a few @ mentions on Twitter but the most amazing way to start my morning I woke up to a Private Message on Facebook from a new Friend whom I have met from being in Network Marketing, and no she is not on my team… As I reflect over the last year I think of the things that have changed so drastically for me… The obvious ones are clear… I have and still am losing weight… but one probably looks in and thinks that is the most satisfying thing for me… no it’s not… Ok so the next one might think that it is the money… Yes we are making money our first year in Network Marketing and honestly we are making GOOD money, but again not what I find the most rewarding… It is the fact that I know that I have always been the mentoring type that wanted to help all of those out there that I could “succeed”… so much to the point in an effort to stay as productive as I could, my Real Estate Broker offered me a private suite with my own entrance as I would not be so accessible to the young and upcoming agents in the office and all though I loved to mentor them I know that it in turn was taking time away from my business and that the best business decision was to make that change….  6 years ago I guess you can say I went into hiding…”as far as my Real Estate Office went” no more communication with those that really needed my help…The Real Estate industry took a turn for the #!?#?!?? to say the least and basically since then it has been head down and run because if you don’t you wont stay on top… I have done ok… Even with backing off I am still in the top of my field but as I sit here I think, at what expense… I stopped doing what I love to do most…. In that field I stopped mentoring my colleagues…

I started Network Marketing a year ago… I knew I needed better health and I saw a glimmer of fun in this business and a hope for some financial prosperity, but most of all I needed to lose weight… so I jumped in…

Over the last year I have been going to events.. I have been meeting new people, I have built a team that I truly love like family, but most of all there is no hiding… I have been able once again to offer advice to any one that needs it… to once again just be the person my heart wants to be… no more hiding for me… My only wish was I would have found this industry years ago….

Now I started writing this blog because I awoke this morning to a Private Message from a person that is not even on my team, a person that does not have any benefit to be nice to me because I can not physically support her business… someone who spoke from the heart and she simply wrote to me this morning ” I love your amazing heart and ability to be genuine!!! You are the most authentic person and I am glad to call you friend!” (and No this person is not on my payroll or in my business…lol ) I do my best to be there for everyone… and for the person that left me this message… “I love your heart too and very blessed to call you a friend also..” Thank you for making my day ♥

So if I can offer a word of advice… if what you are doing to make a living is making you hold back a quality that truly satisfies your soul… find something else to do, it simply is not worth giving up what you love to do for something that you think you must do…. because if you are not doing what you love to do then your misery will drown your soul… I know it almost did mine..  no more.. I can honestly say “I am back” and I love how it feels ❤

 

The New Year is upon us….

We just finished out the first week of the brand new year… For me it was filled with exciting announcements.. I am so pumped up to make this the best year ever… I run two business’ and they both look bright coming into this year.. things have picked up in Real Estate and that is great news for everyone in this nation as that will be the one thing that I believe will really get our economy back on track…

But what has me even more excited is I am full swing ahead ready to March to a Billion with the most passionate company I have ever been exposed to in all my years… Now for some you might be thinking “she is not that old” and if that is what you are thinking..thank you for that.. but this 46-year-old grandma has been carving my own path and working since she was 12.. completely on my own at the age of 16… And never have I been as excited as I am right now.

I know that I am taking part of something that will make history… Something that economists will be talking about even just a few short years from now.. something that has never been done before… As Visalus will be the first Company to reach 1 billion dollars in product revenue sales that is launched only in North America… And it should happen as soon as March of this year… The last company that joined the billion dollar a year status did it back in 1986… Wow ! And they were a world-wide company… Visalus is creating History that will be talked about for many years to come…and I and so excited and blessed to be able to say that I am taking part in that…and remember they are doing this today in this economy… Oh and don’t let me forget the 5000% growth over the last 2 years and to top it off, in this economy!

Feeling very blessed and I can’t wait to take my team to the top.. Are you ready to come with us? Join Us Today

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