Tag Archives: past

PAST (Live. Pray. Hustle. 02/27/17)

We’re told to forget about our past, to leave it behind, to not dwell on what cannot be changed. This advice should be heeded because to live in a place that cannot be redecorated or redesigned is eventually tiresome and … Continue reading

Sometimes To Make Progress, You Have To Go Back (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 359)

“Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.” — John Dewey When each year begins to wind down, most of us make special efforts to make plans for the … Continue reading

Let Go and Get to the End (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 335)

Philippians 3:14 (NLT) I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. We only have a limited amount of time, money, resources, and energy to … Continue reading

Stop Holding On to Things and People You Should Let Go (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 292)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #24) “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” — Herman Hesse Learning to let go of people who are … Continue reading

Past Influence (Live. Pray. Hustle. 10/17/16)

We cannot change the past but we can choose how the past influences us today. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

3 Dangerous Habits to Dump Now (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 278)

“This could be the day you stop doing that self-destructive thing you do.” — Unknown The start of each new year is often a time of making resolutions, changing old ways of thinking and patterns of negative behavior, and being … Continue reading

6 Ways We Fail at Progress (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 269)

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” — Buckminster Fuller Everyone moves; very few make progress. Progress is not achieved by happenstance or osmosis or … Continue reading

3 Brilliant Ways to Waste Your Life (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 237)

“Don’t waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.” — Ralph … Continue reading

3 More Warning Signs About the Company You Keep (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 234)

“Evil influence is like a nicotine patch, you cannot help but absorb what sticks to you.” — E.A. Bucchianeri It has been said that one can tell a lot about a person by the company he or she keeps. That … Continue reading

Past and Gone (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 208)

Philippians 3:13 (NLT) No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead… Do you find yourself thinking or talking about the past? … Continue reading

3 Novel Signs You’re Moving Forward (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 116)

“I am my own biggest critic. Before anyone else has criticized me, I have already criticized myself. But for the rest of my life, I am going to be with me and I don’t want to spend my life with … Continue reading

It Gets Better (Live. Pray. Hustle. 04/15/16)

The past is never as great as the present and future can be. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Stop Negative Self-Talk (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 98)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #7) “Champions learn how to develop empowering beliefs and invest a substantial amount of time solidifying those beliefs, mostly through their own self-talk.” — Steve Siebold What … Continue reading

The Gifts of the Present (Live. Pray. Hustle. 02/11/16)

If your fear of the future is fueled by the events of your past, you’ll never be able to live freely and accept joyfully what is yours in the present. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

3 Final Ways We Complicate Life (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 37)

“I’ll live as well, as deeply, as madly as I can–until I die.” — Anne Lamott Perhaps the thing we need the most isn’t more things to do but a thorough cleaning of our mental, emotional, and physical to-do lists. … Continue reading

The Windshield and The Rear View Mirror (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 28)

“Holding on is believing that there’s a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” — Daphne Rose Kingma When driving a vehicle, you know that it has a big windshield in front of you and a small rear … Continue reading

Don’t Be Fooled By the Rocks that I Got (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 24)

“Don’t be fooled by the rocks that I got I’m still, I’m still Jenny from the block Used to have a little, now I have a lot No matter where I go, I know where I came from.” — Jennifer … Continue reading

Make Peace with the Past (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 5)

“We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that … Continue reading

The Future (Live. Pray. Hustle. 04/10/15)

Don’t Neglect Today (40 Days of Easter Truth #6)

Easter Focus Passage: Jeremiah 23:7-8 7 “So then, the days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when people will no longer say, ‘As surely as the Lord lives, who brought the Israelites up out of Egypt,’ 8 but they will say, … Continue reading