Taking the Opportunity

They said, “Opportunity knocks only once.” In my case, it had knocked many times before but I kept mum about opening the door. I am either scared or I just don’t have faith as big as a mountain. Either way, I have let many opportunities pass only to regret later in my life.

There are opportunities that I have gladly accepted but I stirred my boat wrongly. I didn’t give much thought about them and was half-heartedly committing only because they became more of an obligation than something I could enjoy with.

I even prayed for opportunities to come my way. I answered some but then again, I was not putting my effort. I was rushing. I was impatient. I wanted to see results right away.

This time, the opportunity came when I least expected it. My friend actually approached me to review the products she is offering because I am a blogger and I do product reviews as well. So I said yes. Then I asked questions about the products, she gave me information about them and next thing I know it, I am a part of her team. Yes. It was a lengthy conversation about beauty and skin care products that got me hooked and I am glad that I did.

The thing is, I am a very skeptical person. I am very analytical, and I must understand every detail of something before I can put my personal stamp on it. In this case, I have heard of the brand before. I was still young when I heard of it. And because then, the brand seemed so elusive and exclusive, I didn’t give much thought about it. Until I became a part of the same brand I tried avoiding. Again, I am glad I signed up. I am still learning the ropes because I am just 3 weeks old in the company but I know one day, I can become a leader here. I would love that!

You see, opportunities like this one comes rarely in your lifetime. You either let it pass or you grab it by the horns. I have let this pass before and it came back to me unexpectedly. I did pray for God’s guidance and providence to lead me to a good opportunity where I can see myself, my family, my friends, and my new found teammates grow. And if there’s one thing I have learned about this whole process is to take the opportunities that come your ways as blessings. Not everyone has been given that honor to respond to a calling, no matter what that is.

It’s too early to say what will happen. I am just being very hopeful and positive. I feel I deserve this break after what I have been through. I am also praying that I will continue to enjoy this new endeavor for a long, long time.

Thanks to Nu Skin for giving me something to hope for. I pray that all my dreams will come true with your help.

The road to success is still long, and far. But I know someday, I will surely get there.

 

 

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12 Comments

  • Reply dory

    You send me this opportunity too but still finding time, funds and learning process for this opp. Thanks sis

    May 19, 2017 at 3:56 am
    • Reply mommalogues

      Message me anytime sis. I am very happy to help.

      May 21, 2017 at 10:57 pm
  • Reply Chubskulit Rose

    That’s awesome that you finally found your passion and you took the leap of faith. I am sure you’ll do great at it sis.

    May 19, 2017 at 9:57 pm
    • Reply mommalogues

      Thanks sis. I like what I am doing on the side. Kahit na kakaumpisa ko lng, I am meeting new people. I have a team who are all supportive and unselfish with their secrets 🙂

      May 21, 2017 at 10:56 pm
  • Reply Nova

    That’s why when i have the opportunity with something that i applied, i always go for it, i don’t expect too much because i would rather be surprised of the outcome than being disappointed in the end.

    May 22, 2017 at 4:44 am
    • Reply mommalogues

      Agree 🙂

      June 2, 2017 at 8:38 pm
  • Reply Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen

    I think it’s always scary when you are trying to take a risk but who knows, right. This might turn out to be your calling. I’m glad you found something you love to do and a product you believe in.

    May 22, 2017 at 6:26 am
    • Reply mommalogues

      Thanks Peachy! There are only few products I am willing to market. This is one of them. 🙂

      June 2, 2017 at 8:38 pm
  • Reply Janice

    I’ve heard nice things about Nu Skin but have never tried their products. I hope this new opportunity will bring you exactly what you wished for. Good luck with it! 🙂 Trying new things can be scary but sometimes we really just need to be brave and think positive.

    May 22, 2017 at 7:01 pm
    • Reply mommalogues

      Thanks Janice! I really hope so too.

      June 2, 2017 at 8:37 pm
  • Reply Jessica Cassidy

    I wish you all the luck Sis Ria with your new adventures. Hope all your dreams will come true.

    May 24, 2017 at 3:13 pm
    • Reply mommalogues

      Thanks sis!

      June 2, 2017 at 8:37 pm

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