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Truth...Plain and Simple

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Going through a valley right now and thankful that I came across a few things that tossed a log or two onto my Spark-fire.

I have choices, I can choose to sit here talking about what "I need to" do, or I can choose to get up and do it.



I can choose to spend my time sitting and bemoaning difficulties and obstacles or I can choose to rise to the challenge of overcoming them to the best of my ablilities.



I can choose to listen to the lies Satan tells me about myself when I temporarily fail in moments of weakness, or I can claim the power of GOD's truth(Eph.1:19-20) over my life and keep seeking his strength to rise to the me I know I truly am and am intended to be. I guess the only thing TRULY standing in my way is not any difficulty or obstacle, it is simply the answer to the question...do I want this? The answer is YES, I want it...and I want it bad. I have determined that for me, difficulties and obstacles of any kind, even the unforeseen and uncontrollable, are simply...excuses. No matter what the circumstances or context, I ALWAYS have a choice to be better, to do better. Thank you Lord for stepping on my proverbial toes, no matter how much it smarts!!!



No excuses. I, without a doubt, want IT bad enough! emoticon

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  • AMYJO1967
    what a fantastic and motivating blog! You ROCK girl! I know you can do this...or as the saying goes, you've GOT this! You have no idea how much you motivate me every time I visit your sparkpage. In fact I have decided that I may keep my ears open for a 5K run/walk sometime in my future. I know that's no half mary, but for me, that's huge!

    I'm right here by your side and we can encourage and motivate each other. Let's DO this damn thing already! emoticon emoticon
    3151 days ago
  • ANEWLORI
    (((Laura))) - LOVE what I read here, except to hear that you've been in the valley....had I known we could have been keeping each other company down in there! :) Girlfriend, I KNOW you want this and you WILL have it!!!! You are getting so close!!! Just keep looking up my sister, He will keep you going!! Love ya lots!!! (((hugs)))
    3152 days ago
  • ITSHOWYOULIVE
    What an awesome post!! This is so great! I love this attitude and it's something I need to work on. I have such a block over moving my spiritual side to my fitness side and I KNOW it's wrong. I KNOW that God is there for EVERY aspect of my life and that He wants me to be happy and healthy as much as I want it...it's just a matter of putting the thoughts in my brain into my heart. I needed this post...thanks!
    3153 days ago
  • no profile photo CD1527838
    I like the determination I hear in this post!!! I am sorry that you have been having a hard time, and if there is anything I can do to help, I hope that you know that I am here for you! You want this, You need this, and You totally deserve this, so like you said, no excuses!, Let's do this! ♥ & *hugs* ~Jenn
    3153 days ago
  • SHANTODD420
    Wow laura this blog is so very true thanks for sharing. I hope you are having a great week take care.

    Shannon
    3153 days ago
  • PATTOMMC3
    emoticon So true!
    3153 days ago
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