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The Surprising Secret of Finding What You're Looking For - #3536
What is it that you're really pursuing right now? Maybe it's someone for you to love or someone to love you, or a home, a car, a promotion, financial resources, maybe it's success in business, or a position in ministry. Well, notice what verbs aren't used in this blueprint for receiving the desires of your heart - it doesn't say "look for it, pursue it, insist on it, worry about it, or find some way to get it." No, here are the action words - "delight, commit, trust" - all directed to your Lord.
The "One More Thing" Syndrome - #2827
We tell young people to "just say no" to drugs. That's good advice for us responsibility addicts, too. So the next time you're tempted to over commit yourself, think of that trunk, packed with all it should hold. And, like your Master, have the wisdom and courage to resist trying to add just one more thing.