#288: Don’t Hang On To the Temporary!

Why Settling Can Work Against You


temporary settle

Are you comfortable? If your answer was yes, I want you to pay close attention to the program today. We’re going to challenge you to really look at your life, potential, and progress.

There is no doubt life deals circumstances and situations we did not ask for or deserve.

If you’ve lived any length of time, you’ve no doubt experienced one or more things that set you back, brought you great pain, or at the very least, slowed you down for a bit.

There are times in our lives when we are presented with opportunities to overcome, to reset, to re-evaluate.

STUFF will happen. The question is, “How Will You Respond”?

I want you to find encouragement and hope as we talk about not settling for something meant to be temporary.

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Feature Presentation: 

Things to Consider:

  • Nothing is final
  • No state or condition is permanent
  • No setback defines your future
  • Only YOU determine what that looks like
  • If you accept a present condition as evidence of your identity or value, you sentence yourself to live in that condition forever
  • If you rightly assess the condition or state as a temporary and unwelcome thing, you the have the capacity to see your way out of it
  • Be careful not to accept abnormal as normal
  • Lazy people settle for abnormal
  • It is easier to settle than it is to challenge your limiting beliefs and the pain that sold them to you
  • Forgive the people
  • Assess what got you here
  • Seek wise counsel in your situation
  • Create a plan
  • Execute on that plan
  • Commit to the LONG HAUL
  • Make up your mind that WHERE YOU ARE TODAY is not where you are going.
  • This current circumstance does not define you
  • DON’T SETTLE for something that was meant to make you better
  • Your life; your future; your best depends on you seeing your self beyond your current state


Influencer’s Challenge:

  • “In all labor there is profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.” ~ Proverbs 14:23

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