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Staying Focused

Some months back I wrote a blog post about focus (May 25, 2016). You can access that article by clicking here.

In the article I said quite a bit about staying on track and not getting distracted by the people, places, and things that try to throw us off course. Focus means pushing through the difficult and not being comfortable with easy. Don't chase easy -- winners don't do easy. Part of being successful in what the Lord wants for us is doing what few people do. It's being inconvenienced and being drawn into the positive. It's also about staying away from the little things that can get us out of sync with walking towards God. Be careful with things and people like that. Case-in-point, I talk to this certain person from time to time (sometimes out of obligation, but that's another blog post) and every time we talk, the person is either gossiping about someone or putting others down. Of course I want no part of that, so I either shift the conversation to something positive or I quickly end it. Who has time for that negativity?

That's a loser mindset if you ask me and it's doing easy (nonsensical speak). As I said, focus is about being drawn into the positive and that's what winners do. I want to do what they do, don't you? Dave Ramsey, renowned financial guru, says 'in order to live like no one else, we have to live like no one else.' I totally agree. What Ramsey is saying, is that if we're not willing to do what the few, the proud, the people who grind hard do, then we won't have all that God has for us. "Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you" (Proverbs 4:25). 

Anyway, check out my other blog post about focus if you like. Other than that, continue to strive to focus.
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