Gratitude is like PRIMING a PUMP. A grateful heart prepares to be reflective and truly abundant.
We live in a highly-charged consumer culture. I don’t know that we understand what we are swimming in. Let’s be intentional and make a quality decision that we are not “consumers” — it's not our identity. We are creators.
With a grateful heart-set, focus upon what you do have. “Mysteriously,” as we do this, we increasingly attract what is good and right for our lives.
The American President Franklin Roosevelt said, “Happiness is not the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”
Let's destroy these myths and get them out of our way. They siphon our attention and energy. Things like ...
Think of it. What is the cost of unhappiness? How much of a price is there to pay when we tolerate unhappiness?
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I think there's a dynamic principle in Acts 6 which can motivate us. At this phase in the early church, the non-native Jewish widows (Hellenistic) were being overlooked in the daily provision of food.
The leadership made a practical, administrative decision. The congregation was to select 7 men to bring a solution. The 12 disciples then prayed over these men and released them in their new assignment.
And notice what happened! ... "And the word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith" (verse 7).
Entrepreneur comes from the French. It literally means one who undertakes (a task or enterprise).
An entrepreneur is one who steps out and steps forward with energy and strategy. She desires to seize what she envisions as an opportunity... risking failure to accomplish something worthwhile.
It's a mind-set. And deeper, it's a heart-set.
I want to believe we can release entrepreneurial energy in our personal lives as well as business.
Do you think we can? How?
Auren Hoffman advanced my thinking about this in his…Continue