And you know what? God is exceedingly happy to give you this gift of triumph. That should bring you a lot of joy this Christmas season.
The future matters, but nothing will pull you away from planning for the future like the pulls of our past or the pleas of our present.
Giving doesn't have to seem bad, it can be good, and we should experience this 'more blessed' part in our lives. It is worth it!
Yes, I said it. Debt is stress. Usually not at first, because debt has this uncanny ability to make you believe you have gained something good in the form of something like a truck or a late. But if we are completely honest that feeling of prosperity is short lived, especially once the bills start … Continue reading Making Change: Debt is Stress
Eventually, the envious man finds himself toiling away, even successfully, to chase trends that are here and gone. This is what is meant by "chasing after the wind."
It's not easy moving from fear to faith. It takes a brave person to look at life and say, "Things need to change."
Focus on three things: Remembering your past, being real with your present, thinking 'outside the box' with your future.
There is a problem with self-manipulation, though. Instead of influencing your time with what inspires you, your time influences your inspiration.
Here's what I learned from that season of life: The simple act of paying attention to what matters most will keep you from burning your time.