There will be a time in your life when you need to say something to someone. From your perspective, it’s the truth. Sometimes the truth can be ugly and hurtful, but it still needs to be said. Unfortunately, there are times when people won’t care about what you have to say. What should you do?
Came across this verse as I was reading tonight. I wanted to write an article that was short and spiritual. Something like this:
It is a very rare thing for me to make promises. I simply don’t want to break them. I don’t want my words to be taken lightly. I say something and I’m sincere about it. As a boss in the middle, we should all follow this model.
That, however, is an irresponsible and untrue representation of the truth. Let me explain who I really am and what I learned tonight.
When looking to instill confidence in others, you first need to have it yourself. But where do we get it?
As a boss in the middle of this crazy world, we are always focused on something. Sometimes it’s exactly what we should focus on, sometimes it’s not. But we are always focused. Basically, we need to focus, on what we focus on. I am purposely saying the word “focus” a lot. It should be a focal point. Read on for my perspective of proper and improper focus.
This isn’t one of those bible verses that are hard to understand or easily taken out of context.
Matthew 6:33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
It’s the old classic, “don’t worry” verse. But, there’s more to it. As a boss in the middle of this crazy world, it’s essential that you understand this truth.
Christians pray and ask God for help with problems. Some people think that means sitting back and doing nothing, waiting for God to magically work it all out. That sort of faith will get you nowhere. The Bible clearly teaches in James 2:17 that faith without works is dead.
There is no big secret. There is no magic pill. Things in this life worth having require counsel with the Most High, dedication and hard work. That’s it.
Sometimes, we are our biggest opponent to completing the mission. We are blinded by temporary obstacles, unable to see the potential within ourselves. Having faith means that we tie a knot and hold on at the end of our rope. This mindset becomes habitual and success, inevitable.
Getting started isn’t enough. As I recently heard Kai Greene put it, one must string together consecutive days of efficient action on a basic level, in order to achieve desired results. This implies the need for consistent action steps toward your goals, everyday. Personal accountability and follow through are vital.
No matter how big the obstacle, you can surpass it. By the Lord’s grace and mercy, you are a creature made with a spirit of power and not one of fear (2 Timothy 1:7). You just need to talk to God, find your purpose within your spiritual gift and be ready to work.
No weapon formed against you will prosper. (Isaiah 54:17)
Get your shovel ready, God’s waiting.
Remain humble or you will be humbled…
You may be surprised at what you find. Here are 10 reasons why I think everyone should do this challenge.
Are you afraid? The term “scared to death”, is more true than you realize.
The pastor at my church said hurt people, hurt people. But free people, free people. I began to write down the differences between the two groups and what I found was a pretty big eye-opener, especially as it relates to leadership.