Natasha’s Daily Scripture, Prayer, and Reflection for 5.24.18

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Scripture

Through laziness, the rafters sag; because of idle hands, the house leaks.

Ecclesiastes 10:18

Reflection

Get up. Get out. Get going. If you are spending the bulk of your day on a computer and it is not a major part of your job/career function then you are wasting precious moments. Stop making excuses and start living your dreams. No one can keep you from achieving your goals except you.

If your job/career requires you to meet and interact with people on a regular basis, but you’re hiding indoors and/or behind a computer the bulk of your day- then you are failing yourself and failing your family who depend on you.

Are you investing 12 to 20 hours per day of pure sweat equity towards your goal? Or are you telling yourself a big fat lie that you are in the “research and development stage” of planning your life and career?

How do you explain to your family that out of laziness you squandered almost (or totally) everything God has blessed you with?

Fear fails. Laziness leads to failure. If you don’t want to be a failure or seen as one then get up and make the most of your day. Get out and make smart decisions and career moves that will help propel your life where it needs to be–where God intends for it to be.

Prayer

Father rid me from any laziness that I might possess. Cause me to rise up from my slumber. If necessary make things so uncomfortable in my life that I must do something to change my circumstances for the better. I do not want to lose favor in Your eyes Lord.

I do not want to lose the gifts and blessings You have given me because I am not doing my part to take care of and nurture them. I do not want to lose the home, car, clothing, accessories, appliances, and miscellaneous things You have loaned me Father.

I do not want my mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health negatively impacted because I have disconnected from Your plan and purpose for me Lord. An idle mind is a mind not focused on You Father, and I want my mind and heart to always be focused and connected to You. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.

I love you all,

Natasha

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