The Story of Job. - Day 37 Ever considered the driving force behind that feeling? Ever considered the purpose for what you wanted to do? Ever considered the intentions you have for stepping in or speaking out or speaking up? Was it out of self-importance? Was it out of frustration that nobody else was able… Continue reading Ever had enough observing and got to the point where you felt you had to step in or speak up or speak out?
Ever been to that tipping point where you ask, what’s the point? Ever wonder why do I need to go thru this, is there a purpose? Ever felt like it is futile and that there is nothing you can do? What do you do? Where do you turn? How do you respond? Do you just… Continue reading The Story Of Job. – Day 11
Ever had compassion on someone and in your heart you wanted to do something for them? Ever had a situation where you wanted to find a way to help someone else? Ever had a heart filled desire to help others? Ever had them reject your offer? Ever had them reject you? Ever had them accuse… Continue reading Even when you come with the best of intentions, people may still reject you.
It was an accident, right? You didn't mean to do it, right? You weren't trying to do it on purpose, right? So it happened unintentionally but it did happen. So how will you respond? Will you apologize? Will you admit guilt? Will you make restitution? Will you ask for forgiveness? From the other person? From… Continue reading Just because it was unintentional doesn’t mean you didn’t do it.
What are you doing? Why are you doing it? Does it have value? Is it doing any good? What is the purpose? Is it positively impacting your life and the lives of others? Is it making things worse? How do you know? How do you choose? It's not what goes in that makes it bad,… Continue reading Is it doing any good? Does it have a good purpose?
Are you stirring up trouble for yourself? Do you realize what you are messing with? What is your motivation? Are you trying to do good? Are you trying to create division? Are you trying be the devil's advocate? Whose side are you on anyways? Check your heart! Check your motives! Check your intentions! Make sure… Continue reading Whose side are you on?
What do your clothes say about you? What do they say about your mindset? What do they say about your attitude? What do they say about your feelings? What do they say about your plans? What do they say about your purpose? When you get ready for today, what do you want people to be… Continue reading Dressed for success!
Do you take in the moment? Do you absorb the reality of the situation? Do gloss it over? Do you forget about it? What if you read something that explains how much work and effort, the size, the strength, the durability of something and then later also read about how it tore apart? Don't miss… Continue reading Do you know a big deal when you see it?
When people make up rules and regulations, what do you think their intentions are? When people setup boundaries is it to keep stuff in or keep stuff out? When people setup rules and regulations, are they doing it to stop people from doing them or to protect people from the consequences of those actions? When… Continue reading Rule and Regulations
Don't jump to conclusions. Don't jump to verdicts. Make sure you really understand the purpose. Make sure that the intentions are clear. Otherwise, you will make the wrong decision or a bad decision that could impact your relationships, your life, your direction into the future! Is someone doing something that you feel is wrong? Is… Continue reading Do you realize the purpose? Do you understand the intent?
Ever noticed that people are suspicious of people who are doing good things. Suspecting that they are going to want something in return. Suspecting that it is a trick of some sort. Things have gotten so off track that doing nice or good things for others isn't the norm but raises concerns in others. Does… Continue reading There will always be people who question when you do something good for someone else.
Are you saying things because you are wanting something? Are you saying something because you believe in something? Are you saying something in order to try and manipulate the situation? Are you saying something out of respect? Are you saying something out of trickery? What are you trying to achieve? You can turn it around… Continue reading What is your intention? What is their intention?
This morning as I consider this question it brings to mind the song The motions. There are many times in life where people are more interested in making sure everything looks right, all the checkboxes are checked, and their persona or image is clean. The truth is a matter of the heart! It's not that… Continue reading Are you going through the motions to try and look right?