Tag Archives: decisions

PERSEVERANCE (Live. Pray. Hustle. 02/03/17)

Faith is a prerequisite for perseverance. No, seriously, you have to believe that you’re headed in the right direction. And you’re not always going to feel like you are. When everything seems to be caving in at once and as … Continue reading

9 Reasons It’s Okay to Take a Break (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 357)

“Every person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” — Maya Angelou Most of us work hard at … Continue reading

4 Things To Do When You’re Struggling To Decide (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 337)

“More choices in a limited time didn’t mean you could do everything; it meant you could do anything, so you probably did nothing, frozen with indecision.” — Brent Weeks Indecision is one of the most difficult places to be in. … Continue reading

Why We Overthink and How to Stop (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 308)

“If you believe that your thoughts originate inside your brain, do you also believe that television shows are made inside your television set?” — Warren Ellis Most of us do our best to think and be positive, but sometimes we … Continue reading

You’ll Be Ready When You’re Ready (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 274)

“At the last moment she thought, I’m not ready. But she already knew the answer to that. Nobody was ever ready.” — L.J. Smith Are you ready? I can’t begin to count how many times I’ve have heard someone ask … Continue reading

6 Real Ways We Fail at Progress (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 273)

“Arriving at one point is the starting point to another.” — John Dewey Don’t let life discourage you. It will disappoint you at times, but don’t let it get it down. It has been said that every single person who … Continue reading

You Are How You Act (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 239)

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.” — Karl Marx Sometimes life pushes you over. Other times it knocks you upside the head and sends you stumbling in a million … Continue reading

Follow the Leader (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 226)

Matthew 16:24 (NLT) Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me. In school, we used to play a game … Continue reading

Change Begins with a Choice (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 223)

Ephesians 4:22 (NLT) Throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Change is hard and that’s why it doesn’t just happen on its own. It requires work on our … Continue reading

The Force Is In You (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 188)

“The hardest thing about the road not taken is that you never know where it might have led.” — Lisa Wingate Decisions are hard. Well, some decisions are hard. And decisions are hard because they take effort. We make decisions … Continue reading

What We Were (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 167)

1 Corinthians 6:9, 11 (NLT) Don’t you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Some of you were once like that. But you were cleansed; you were made holy; you were made right with … Continue reading

A Fork in the Road (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 153)

Matthew 26:39 (NLT) He went on a little farther and bowed with his face to the ground, praying, “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from me. Yet I want your will to … Continue reading

Emotion and Logic (Live. Pray. Hustle. 05/27/16)

When emotion overrules logic, the wrong decision will always be the outcome. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

3 Practical Signs You’re Moving Forward (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 131)

“Life is the sum of all your choices.” — Albert Camus Not knowing where one is going will result in mediocre results. An unclear idea of what you are intending to do will impede your ability to move forward. Clarity … Continue reading

3 Extra Signs You’re Moving Forward (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 111)

“Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” — Victor Kiam Everyone needs a pencil and eraser in life. I’m not really talking about literally, of course, but I do mean figuratively. A lot of life is … Continue reading

Stop Allowing Your Focus to Run Wild (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 106)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #15) “You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.” — Winston Churchill The direction of any good goal … Continue reading

Push the Limits, but… (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 91)

“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify … Continue reading

Don’t Pray for Ease, Pray for Strength (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 90)

“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” — Bruce Lee If life were easy, we would all be living it. But many people don’t really live their lives because they don’t … Continue reading

Plan, Prepare, Make Progress (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 68)

“The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare.” — Thane Yost There are some things in life that we don’t and can’t plan for, like emergencies. But much of life is pretty straight-forward. … Continue reading