What do you believe your life is for?
We start life off with great plans and dream of a life of great success. Not many of us sign up for a life of struggle and sacrifice. It's hard to understand why obstacles, failures and setbacks happen at all. But they do. Boy, do they ever. A harsh truth I've had to accept is that everything sucks, some of the time. Nothing is pleasurable or uplifting all of the time. So? A happier truth I've come to accept is that the reverse is also true, and this is where I like to focus and keep my happy thoughts centered on...nothing sucks all of the time. It all comes down to what sacrifices and struggles are you willing to endure to get past the inevitable rough patches of life?
1. Accomplishments do not come easy. Resign yourself to this fact and this fight. Refuse to throw in the towel and settle for less. FIGHT! Affliction is a test. How bad do you want it? To achieve you have to keep a clear view of what you're fighting for. Make your dreams and life vision plain, and write it all down. Read and review it often. Hold onto an unconquerable resilience and ability to refocus, refocus, refocus. Remember...everything sucks, some of the time. And nothing sucks all of the time. So, suck it up buttercup. Put up your dukes. You'll take some blows but make sure you deliver some too. I am so blessed to have a man who's not only a supporter of my dreams, he inspires me to act on those dreams every single day.
2. Delete Dream Thieves. The fire of desire you burn with regarding the life you want and the dreams you have may face blatant opposition from the very friends and family you wide and starry eyed shared them with. It's harsh to realize those you wanted to support you very often will mock you, sabotage you and try to prevent you from achieving your dreams. Dream thieves work by placing obstacles of disapproval and discouragement in your way. The greatest tragedy of your life will not be if you don't achieve your dreams of success. No. The greatest tragedy will be if your achieving those dreams was stopped cold because you couldn't or wouldn't delete the dream thieves. Your desires and abilities were God-given. Dust them off. Begin again. Decide what your life is for and then manage that decision every single day. Your life was made for uncontrollable laughter, strange adventures and living your dreams. And that my friend, is a dazzling existence.
Beloved, I am praying with and for you.
Resources to help:
2. http://www.christianbook.com/dream-thieves-overcoming-obstacles-fulfill-dreams/rick- renner/9780977945931/pd/945931