Love is supreme. God’s love trumps all. We can do all kinds of miraculous things, prophesy about everything, and do “good” works. If we aren’t motivated by love, then according to my interpretation of this scripture, we are just obnoxious. We’re so used to seeing these showy ministries that I think we have some idea […]
Its so easy to give advice without giving anything away personally. The little snippets that we put on social media can be carefully measured to not reveal any more of ourselves that we care to put out there. In a way, that’s good. Honestly, there are some things that just don’t need to be […]
Social media can draw us into a virtual world where much time can be wasted. The appeal of the newsfeed to see what’s new lures you in. ‘Oh, I’ll just be on for 5 minutes!”
Sometimes, the problem isn’t the problem. Sometimes the real problem is much deeper, yet, simpler.
All it takes for a mental assent to the idea of quitting, and the next thing you know, you’ve thrown your dreams away. OR you could draw on that warrior within you and smash those defeatist thoughts to rise up and keep trying.
If you are a goal oriented, recovering perfectionist like me, then a setback would be viewed critically and a review of the goals would serve as a reminder of failure. That’s not good. I think this may be one reason why so many give up on their goals.
What about a different approach?
Feeling frustrated to the point of wanting to give up doesn’t mean that you are unsuccessful. More than likely, it means that you are trying. You are chasing goals. You are out of your comfort zone. You are DOING GREAT!
What if the thing you don’t want to do, or think you can’t do is the ONLY thing standing between you and the breakthrough you long for?
I think we all can agree we don’t want to be that man, but are we? No matter what we WANT to believe, what do our actions reveal? Are we taking necessary risks and seeking to conquer our obstacles, or are we holding back?
If your dream was going to be easy to fulfill, you would’ve already done it.