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 within himself, so he is…” Proverbs 23:7
Has your negative thinking kept you from moving forward in your vision? Does negative thinking keep reminding you of the failures and mistakes of yesterday? Negative thinking can make you feel that you can’t live pass yesterday’s problems, today’s circumstances or tomorrow’s challenges. [Read more…]
Negative thinking will 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…]
Success is possible for everyone. It is not distinguished for a select group. It is more than accumulating money, amassing material possessions or acquiring personal achievements.
Real success is becoming the person God has purposed you to be; living positive values that guide your daily choices and actions; accomplishing the goals that give your life direction and sowing seeds that empower others. [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…]