When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress becomes manageable.
Today I just so happen to catch the end of Steve Harvey’s new talk show while eating lunch at work. He was closing the show with some inspirational words. He was sharing with us a few quotes that he lives by and one quote stuck out and stayed with me for the duration of my day…..
“Be about the Business of doing something about it”
We can’t just expect things to always just fall into place. We have to actually get up and do something in order to be where we want to be. Action=Success, so let’s get Active!!!
In the midst of it all there is still a lesson to be learned. If you understand it then you can learn from it! ~lovebug
Try something different today than what you did yesterday. Smile more, speak more, be nicer, be sweeter, shake more hands, give more hugs, give an extra thank you, tell someone “i love you”, praise more, pray more…..go the extra mile! It’ll make a difference!
When life comes at you fast….write it down! It’ll make for a great story one day!
I know we tend to use the term “everything happens for a reason” so loosely, but I think the average person doesn’t really take the time to fully understand the reason or can even identify what the reason really is.
In every situation whether it is good or bad, I always try to figure out what role I played in it, what I did right, wrong, or what I could have done better. Some people call it anal, I call it being thorough so that I can not make the same mistake twice. If it was something good, I want to figure out how to be even better the next time.
In life we go through things to learn from it. If we never experienced anything how can we grow?! The decisions we make in life determine how our life exists. We have a right to every decision we make, but the consequences are far from our reach. We don’t control it…God does! We have to make better decisions and to do that, it first starts with building a better relationship with God.
Before we make decisions, we should be consulting with God. I don’t mean telling him what you are going to do, but asking to see if it aligns with what he has planned for us.
If you find yourself in the same situations over and over again then it’s time to try something different. Change is inevitable, but can be so beneficial. It can be the next best thing in your spiritual growth.
What are you going to differently? What works for you?