Monday, June 18, 2007

um, have we met?

Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death.

Set God-sized goals. Pursue God-ordained passions.

Go after a dream that is destined to fail without divine intervention.

Stop pointing out problems and become part of the solution.

Stop criticizing and start creating.

Stop playing it safe and start taking risks.

Expand your horizons.

Accumulate experiences.

Consider the lilacs.

Find every excuse you can to celebrate everything you can.

Don't let what's wrong with you keep you from worshipping what's right with God.

Burn sinful bridges.

Laugh at yourself.

Keep making mistakes.

Worry less about what people think and more about what God thinks.

Don't try to be who you're not. Be yourself.

Quit holding out. Quit holding back. Quit running away.

And remember: If God is for us who can be against us?
--Mark Batterson, in "In A Pit with A Lion on a Snowy Day."

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