Challenges aren’t always fun. But guess what, I WAS FUCKING BORN READY!!! LET’S GO!!!
The private experience that you perceive forms your world, period. But which world do you inhabit? For if you altered your private sensations of reality, then that world, seemingly the only one, would also change. You do go through transformations of beliefs all the time, and your perception of the world is different. You seem to be, no longer, the person you that you were. You are quite correct – you are not the person that you were, and your world has changed, and not just symbolically.
At one point in time, every friend was a stranger. Love changed that.
People tend to focus on the things that they don’t like about themselves. While that’s important for change, it’s equally important to focus on what they love about themselves. For every one thing you dislike about yourself, think of five things you like about yourself. It’s a balancing act.
Don’t feel bad if your youth cannot be joyful, but at least make it useful.
If you want to change your future, you have to change your now, and to change your now you must change your mindset.
Whether we want to admit it or not, we are dependent on other pray-ers. In Matthew 9:38 Jesus said, “Pray ye, therefore, the Lord of the harvest, that He will send forth laborers into His harvest.” Am I a laborer because someone, some time, some place, obeyed Jesus’ command and prayed that God would send forth a laborer to the field in which I’m working? This is a humbling thought, and removes all the ego and pride about my ministry, my calling. Because somebody prayed, did I CHANGE into God’s laborer?
Two years could change so much under the facade of changing nothing at all.
Change is one of the scariest things in the world and yet it is also one of those variables of human existence that no one can avoid.
The subjective experience of intense pain (“That’s all I can take