Choose the Right Focus

Choose the Right Focus to Find the Life You Desire

I have to choose the right focus if I want to reach the right place in my life. Today I started. I spent the morning in the Word. It has been years since I did that. Moving along in the same ole same ole became comfortable. Writing words seemed more important that studying THE WORD – or maybe my words just blocked out the calling.

No matter what my excuse, and it would be an excuse, I had let the Word become secondary (if anywhere) in my life.

This morning the Word was all that mattered, and because I did choose the right focus, I made room for everything else to fall into place.

My new found (or refound) desire to choose the right focus started yesterday, when I was a few clicks away from ordering a supplement to help me get rid of this extra weight I have been carrying around. The pictures looked promising and I wanted to be one of those before and after shots.

Before I hit the “buy now” button, that still, small voice in my head became not so still or small. “You KNOW what you need to do.”

I know that to lose the weight I have to take in fewer calories than I burn. I also know that does not mean I have to follow a particular diet or exercise routine. It does mean that I have to listen closer to that still, small voice so that it does not go hoarse trying to get my attention. It does mean that I have to sacrifice my wants for my needs. It does mean that I have to choose to put into my body what is good, positive and uplifting for my body (just like I need to be doing for my mind – but that is a WHOLE different journey and we are taking one step at a time).

Ultimately, that means sacrificial choice – and that just seemed more difficult to swallow than the little pill in the advertisement.

It is always that way. I want what I want, but I am not willing to do what I need to do to get what I want. I prefer the short cuts, the easier path, or having it handed to me on a platter. Sometimes the blessings do come in miraculous ways, but even at those times it usually happens when I have made the choice to be where I need to be to see the blessings appear.

In the end, no matter how I slice it, I have to choose to do what I know to do and have the boldness to sacrifice the rest . . . at least for a time.

So today I focus on the Word, and that focus made it possible for me to choose better, do more and reach out to help others with a different attitude than I have had I a long time. Tomorrow, instead of wondering what I can do to make it work, I think I will work at finding more ways to choose the right focus and make the Word a priority for the rest of my day.

Kathryn Lang

#Hope builder. #Dream inspirer. Master of “it’s all about #relationships.” Aficionado of inappropriate laughter, Kathryn Lang believe we can all fly and works to help others find the time to make their dreams come true. She shares with people that are trying to walk the tightrope of family, work, and faith – and keep them all in the right balance. Contact Kathryn today to speak or teach at your next event.

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