How many windows, drawers and baseboards do you think you'd need to scrub before you feel like you've accomplished enough and are satisfied? If you shook out all the blankets and hung them outside in the fresh air, emptied every kitchen cabinet, wiped down the shelves, and organized under your bathroom sinks, would you call i...
Why is it that we don't smell our own body odor or bad breath? See our own mess on our floors? Why don't we pick up our clutter but instead just step over it? Why can trash pour out and over a bathroom bin and an entire household of people will just keep piling on top instead of taking it out?
You’ve heard this before.
Every action creates a reaction. Sometimes we call it the ripple effect.
And sometimes? We need to hear things again.
And again, and again.
Every choice you make, every direction you move in, creates a ripple.
Sometimes in a good direction and sometimes not.
One of the easiest ways to visualize this truth is by watching a...
"No! Of course I'm not!", you might laughingly reply. "Why would I be afraid of lions?! I don't live where lions roam wild and the only ones I ever see, are kept a safe distance in a zoo habitat or on TV!"
True. That is likely very true for the majority of my readers. But, in some ways, it was also true for the people this verse was referring to:
No rush and no pressure, but when you are ready.
Ask yourself this question: "What is holding me back?"
Ask yourself when you are alone. When you are ready to be honest with your answer. Ask yourself when you have finally gotten to that point where you are almost shouting in your own head, "ENOUGH! Enough is enough! I am ready to do this!" Whatever y...
When most people come to a dead end, with a cross road, and are faced with the choice of turning left or right, they make a choice. Even if they hesitate momentarily, they can clearly see that standing still and going straight are not options. They might evaluate, try to see (or even guess!) whether turning left or right is the better choice. But e...