Like many people, everyday I wake up and before getting out of bed, I consider what I need to do versus what I’d like to do.
When I’m feeling worthy about all the blessings God has given me, I look forward to doing my day’s work. I think of what I can do for a particular PERSON, so that God would be honored by how I conduct myself in the responsibilities he’s given me. Not so easy a mentality to hold, but it’s there.
When I’m thinking of all my goals and dreams, I consider the PLACE I want to go rather than where I need to go. No longer having the financial need to work would open up the fields so that I could arrive at the place where all my hopes for writing fulltime, marketing freely, and blogging more is.
When I’m feeling overly tired and stressed, I think of how caffeine could get me out of bed to get to work, or how something stronger, something prescribed (maybe), could make me feel like I’m as free as can be to do all I want and all I need. That PRESCRIPTION would keep the want for what I don’t have out in the open waters, unable to dock at the banks of my consciousness.
Then reality kicks in, and I know that despite all my faults and lacking, and because of all my dreams and goals, and since I don’t rely on prescription-based freedoms (or bondage), Life Is Good….
And I get out of bed, ready to take on my day with all the people I’ll have to work with, all the places I’m obliged to go to, and knowing this is what paves the way to fulfilling my dreams and goals.
All this without the need for prescriptions, since God has set my footsteps and I do all I can to walk in his wake and go to the people and places he has for me to meet and go.
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