Posts Tagged ‘defeat’

Today at work, I was thinking about what motivates me.  No one came to mind. I thought, surely someone or something pushes me to be successful in life.  Not a one person came to mind.  Not Oprah, not Michelle Obama, not Joyce Meyers. I mean literally no one came to mind. Which I found really weird.

But as I sat there thinking about what comes to mind when I am struggling with an issue, or when I am about to make a life changing decision. My 2 beautiful daughters came to mind. Truly I am motivated by them. This strong will to succeed and please God is my motivator. Being a good person and living my best life now is my motivation. Funny thing is, as I write, I believe that others motivate me.  My drive to motivate someone with a low self-esteem, fearful, suffering from abuse, knows loss, confused, unhappy or even suicidal is my motivation to push through every obstacle that comes my way.

I want my life to be a testimony of hope, of drive, of success and peace. All while being a mom, wife, friend, sister and Christian!  When I talk to others that struggle in these areas, I can’t help but see me all over them. I want them to never give up! To view me as that little engine that could, would and did!

I am a conqueror!  I do not conqueror on my own! I do not walk this life on my own. I do not succeed on my own!  I do all of this in the Mighty name of Jesus Christ!  A name higher than my own!  A name higher than any name!  With a power that can literally  move mountains, raise the dead, and heal the sick! Operating in his power, makes me a force to reckoned with because I know that I am nothing without him!

HE is my TRUE motivation!

 

 

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Never be blinded by fake feelings…the ones that seem to come and go.  Always keep your eyes on Truth – the constant unchanging Truth.  And that is God.  When you keep your eyes on him, no feelings of hurt, anger, despair, frustration, emptiness or whatever negative spirit can have its way with you. Because there is only one name that can demolish them all and that is calling on the precious and sweet name of Jesus. Everything shall bow and has no place torturing or tearing us down when his name is flowing freely in our minds and his goodness.  A name that brings life! And with life comes strength and power! Allow God to be the root that is dug so deep within that nothing else has room to sprout up, break us away from him and then eventually kill us. 

Focus on Truth today!!