It’s November, just two months to the end of this year. While people who may not have hit their goals for the year may be exasperated that the year is running too fast, I am holding on to God’s word that says, “better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof”
No matter where you are on your goals for the year, just remember that it is over yet, and you can still crown this year with success. But for this to happen, you must get up each day to begin to turn things up. You see the greatest obstacle to success in life is just sitting by and trusting that something will turn up instead of going to work and turning things up.
Today too many people are relying on chance, horoscope, or luck rather than on certainties. This mindset as slowly crept into our churches, where we find Christian faithful who wouldn’t put God’s word to work by taking the steps to bring their dreams to reality, instead they wait for things to be miraculously provided for them.
Now I am not against trusting and relying in God, by all means we should. But we must proof our trust by going out to our part. God provides for the birds and animals, how much more us. But then observe the birds and animals, and you will realize that no bird or animal sits back in its nest, hole, or den, and wait for food to be provided. They instead go out, to find God’s provision.
Do not fret about how many days are left. You can still succeed. You can still have a great year despite how the past months have been for you. But to do that, you must stop trusting in what may happen, and rather trust on what will happen. Focus on matters within your control. Focus on the actions you can and should take to make your dreams come true.
Remember to get more results you must do more work. If you want things in your life to change, you must be willing to change things in your life. Don’t wait for things to miraculously turn up, just be up and about trying to turn your opportunities up.
A blind belief in destiny or fortune acts as a powerful stimulus to indolence and indecision, and makes people sit down and fold their hands in apathy. Nothing is more common in the world, than for people to excuse their own indolence by referring the prosperity of others to the result of fortune and good breaks.
Success, you must know, is generally a consequence of industry, focus and persistence. “The difference in the progress which men make in life, who start with the same prospects and opportunities, is a proof that more depends upon conduct than fortune; and if a man, instead of envying his neighbour’s fortune, and deploring his own, should inquire what means he has employed, or that he has neglected, he would secure a result to his desires.”
Live your greatest life!