Victimhood is a weight.

And you don’t realize you’ve been carrying that weight until you let it go. You are free to succeed.

Trade what is easily available.

Leave all the planning behind. Figure out what your lasting ambitions are. Get back to building those rocket ships that we’re supposed to be your life. To do this, you’ll need to trade what is easily available for what is actually worthwhile. (This is a distinction that has the power to change everything in your […]

Want peace?

Then listen to what God is saying. Also be faithful. Another hint: peace is intimately connected to righteousness.‬‬ I listen carefully to what God the Lord is saying, for he speaks peace to his faithful people. But let them not return to their foolish ways. Surely his salvation is near to those who fear him, […]

Enhanced Living.

“The earnings of the godly enhance their lives, but evil people squander their money on sin.”‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭10:16‬ ‭NLT‬‬ I’m sympathetic towards those who have means but feel badly for “having nice things,” lest it draw too much attention to themselves or feel “unchristian.” But I’m getting to the point where I wonder if hoarding money […]

Salvation means freedom

Salvation means freedom. In my experience, freedom ultimately means a relationship with Jesus. Jesus shows us chains we never knew we were bound by, and he breaks them. Random The Godly are showered with blessings. Proverbs 10:6 People with integrity walk safely. Proverbs 10:9

Your actions reveal how badly you want something.

I’d you keep saying something is important to you, but you don’t do anything about it, then it’s not that important. Time to have a serious conversation with yourself. If it’s truly a priority, it’ll be accompanied with action, not just words.

Being curious is better than being smart.

Being motivated and curious counts for more than being smart because it leads to action. Being smart will never deliver results on its own because it doesn’t get you to act. It’s desire, not intelligence, that prompts behavior. – From Atomic Habits. The trick to doing anything is first cultivating a desire for it. Naval […]

The best way to start a new habit

Is with implementation intention, which is a plan you make beforehand about when and where to act. See chapter 5. The format is basically: I will [BEHAVIOR] at [TIME] in [LOCATION] Examples. Marriage. I will clean the counters at 7pm in the kitchen. Exercise. I will exercise at noon in my home. But the real […]

Identity drives behavior

But new identities require new evidence. If you keep casting the same votes you’ve always cast, you’re going to get the same results you’ve always had. If nothing changes, nothing is going to change. It’s a simple 2-step process. Decide the type of person you want to be Prove it to yourself with small wins […]

One Word That Will Change Your Life

Bought this book today on Audible. Quick listen. I was already familiar with the concept and had been thinking about a word for 2020 for the past few weeks. I’m going to give it a try. Already found it helpful once today, truth told. My word for 2020: Faithfulness Btw, 3 questions to help find […]