You cannot let the past dictate your future progress. We have all done things that we are ashamed of and regret. We constantly live in the tension of where we have been, where we are and where we want to go. To live life moving forward; you must release the guilt of yesterday, the disappointments of today and the fears of tomorrow.
“You cannot plow a field by turning it over in your mind.” Author Unknown
Are you thinking your dreams to death? One of the most critical things that hold many people back from living their dreams is overthinking. They overthink every little problem until it becomes larger and scarier than it actually is. They fall in line with the old saying, ‘making a mountain out of a mole hill’.
I am guilty of this. I get excited about implementing a plan and nothing or no one can stop me. Then when the initial excitement wears off, I start the process of overthinking.
I have my plan ready to implement, but I delay because I have to think about it some more trying to make my plan fail proof. I spend so much time overthinking that I fail to implement my plan. Now, don’t get me wrong it is great to think things through, but overthinking leads to inaction. [Read more…]
“For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.” Proverbs 23:7
Has negative thinking kept you from moving forward in your vision? Does negative thinking keep reminding you of the failures and mistakes of yesterday?
The power of negative thinking
Negative thinking can make you feel that you can’t live pass yesterday’s problems, today’s circumstances or tomorrow’s challenges.
Every day you should do something that makes you better than you were yesterday. The only way to reach the success God desires for your life is for you to make a commitment to change the way you think. [Read more…]
You can’t get anything done sitting on your butt. Talking about your vision won’t make it happen. Telling others about it won’t bring it to pass. Dreaming about it won’t manifest it. You must take consistent action daily to birth your vision.
Life is constantly about change, it is forever moving. As I get older it seems time is passing by at fast break speed. The days, weeks, months and years seem to be passing at a record pace. But, when I really think about it, time is moving at the same pace it has always moved. [Read more…]
There is a difference between your reputation and your legacy. Your reputation is who you are supposed to be; your legacy is who you are. A reputation is made in a moment; a legacy is built in a lifetime.
Your reputation is what men say about you; your legacy is what your life lived say about you. Your reputation is built while you live; your legacy is what you leave behind when you die.
What kind of legacy are you going to leave; one that will last for generations or one that will die when you die?
If you desire to leave a legacy that lasts for generations then here are four insights you must activate today. [Read more…]
Negative thinking can convince you that you can’t live an effective life because you have been in a negative situation for too long. It can make you feel like you can’t be successful and you can’t do anything right. Negative thinking will leave you thinking that you can’t live pass yesterday’s problems, today’s circumstances or tomorrow’s challenges.
Proverbs 3:27 says, “As a man thinks in his heart, so is he.” What you think about the longest becomes the strongest in your life. Your thoughts shape who you are and where you go. [Read more…]