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Welcome to Day 3 of the IN AWE 21-Day Challenge! Today, we spark inspiration, meaning and joy by cultivating POSSIBILITY:

Remember this: Every thing that exists today was at one point in history believed to be utterly impossible. During difficult times such as these, this perspective will help us not only change the world, but our individual lives.

CHALLENGE: As you look at the headlines, or lowlights, your dreams or challenges, refuse to give into the notion that anything is impossible.

INSPIRATION: A friend of mine was tired of seeing everything that’s wrong in the world as the final word. So, he began to view life as a child: Ask questions, rather than give answers… stay open to new possibility, rather than accept impossibility… surrounded himself with others, rather than trying to manage alone + lead with “limitless naivety.” Mick Ebeling is president of Not Impossible Labs where they see possibility within “problems.” Hear his story on Live Inspired Podcast Ep. 94.Mick Ebeling Podcast Image

ACTION: Identify one thing you see in life as impossible. Now, ask yourself Mick’s favorite questions (Why not? Who says? What if?) to begin brainstorming creative, potentially radical, ways to make the “impossible” possible.

Share ONE word that best describes the emotion of how it felt to question the “impossible” in the comments below or on social media, tagging me + using #inawe. Each day until publication (5/5), I’ll randomly pick one person who does to win a copy of IN AWE to gift to a neighbor, favorite barista or as a random act of kindness (because you’ve already preordered copies for yourself, friends + family, right? :).

My friend, today is your day! Accept the challenge And live IN AWE.
John O’Leary

 

 

 

 

Did you know? The 21-Day IN AWE Challenge is inspired by John’s forthcoming book IN AWE. Preorder your copy + follow all the fun behind the scenes at ReadInAwe.com.

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  • Mike M
    Reply

    Empowering! Thanks for the challenge John

  • Carly
    Reply

    Mind-blowing

  • Joyce
    Reply

    Watchmenow! New word but sounds like a tyke ready to take up the challenge. Inspiring as we deal with a crisis we have never seen before.

  • Jen
    Reply

    Empowering.

  • Sue
    Reply

    Poder – Spanish for poeer

  • Janet
    Reply

    Infinity and beyond!

  • Janet
    Reply

    Limitless

  • Jessica Christensen
    Reply

    Vulnerable.

  • BJ Fuhrmann
    Reply

    Enervating!

  • Debbie Bradley
    Reply

    Overwhelming

  • Jane Kraus
    Reply

    Possible!!

  • Bobbi
    Reply

    Scary!

  • Cheryl Thompson
    Reply

    Imaginative.

  • Deanna
    Reply

    Invigorating
    Today’s challenge (Day 3) was tough to imagine the possibilities. In my adult viewpoint it was easy to imagine the impossible. I took your friend’s advice to look at the impossible from a child’s eyes. Wow…the word came to me immediately! Invigorating.

  • Bev Yoakum
    Reply

    Achievable

  • Claire Weisler
    Reply

    Rattling

  • Lisa
    Reply

    Joyful!

  • Norm
    Reply

    Wellkindahopefuliguess.

  • Joel
    Reply

    PERSISTENCE!

    I find that this challenge is right in line with the times.

    We need to be challenged to buck the trend, to come against negativity, and to create our own future.

    In the two earlier day’s challenges, I shared what was eating on me as it relates to my speaking business. After tears of joy, and also tears of surrender, I have decided to embrace that which I know in the spirit that God has given me, and to be the speaker, business owner, friend, spouse, and leader that I know I am equipped to be.

    And it is through PERSISTENCE…Or, as I like to say our “Never Give Up” attitude that will carry us through to a better tomorrow.

    You might think that we live in “challenging” times…
    One thing is for sure, they are definitely “different times.

    When you make the choice to “stay the course”, it will propel you into the champion you are capable of being.

  • Raeleen
    Reply

    Eager!

  • John
    Reply

    Liberating

  • Clarice Baum
    Reply

    Exciting!

  • Jill Startin
    Reply

    Propitious

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