What is free, available to all, and immeasurably valuable, yet used improperly by some leaders?
A promise is something that elicits a strong emotional response. Your promise enables people to believe in you, only to have their hopes shattered when you fall short. During the sermon on the mount, Jesus reminds us that we should not make promises at all, for any reason. Simply because we have no idea if we will be able to keep them.
I wrote an article here about recovering from mistakes. In it, I gave 5 ways to recover from your mistakes. In this series, I will look at each one a little deeper.
1. Accept the mistake.
2. Don’t beat yourself up.
3. Find value.
4. Have a main goal to shift back to.
5. Don’t take yourself too seriously.
Today we explore #5- Don’t take yourself too seriously.
My prayer life is becoming the most important part of my life. It’s a direct line of contact between myself and the creator of the universe. He loves me. I cannot do anything worthwhile without God and I can do anything with God. No weapons formed against me shall prosper and I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. This post speaks to the importance of my prayer life.
Do you want true strength? Do you want the power to do anything?
I forget that there are many paths in life and I get concerned when others don’t follow my path. I am especially talking about one of my daughters. It is becoming very apparent that my strengths are not necessarily hers.
Funny how life throws you curve balls. Little unexpected events that make you re-think everything. If you follow this blog, you probably noticed that I haven’t been posting as much content lately. The reason is simple. I’ve been busy doing a personal inventory, as a result of my hospital stay. It has led me to some startling revelations.
For some reason, I had a dream about an old girlfriend. It was actually the girl I was dating, before I dated my wife. This led to some great revelations.
I had a crazy dream last night, that led to some truths about my reality today. Continue reading to see what I learned.
So today, I woke up and prayed. I will be honest and tell you that I did it in bed again and I don’t remember getting a specific word from God. Maybe He didn’t want to talk to me this morning? Maybe I should work on getting out of bed and getting in my “war room”? I did however, decide to focus on two things. Anger & Effort.