Wishing for Better Times & “Wasting” Your Problems

Here’s a More Empowering Approach to Life’s Challenges

Making a wish with a wishboneDon’t wish it was easier, wish you were better.
Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills.
Don’t wish for less challenge, wish for more wisdom.”
— Jim Rohn

I’ve got a confession to make.

For a loooong time, when I was faced with a difficult situation, I would turn to God and plead with him to change the situation… and/or deliver me from it. That was my exclusive focus.

Now, it is good to pray… and to seek divine help. I do this regularly. The people who pray in the Bible often pray for God’s deliverance. But, those situations were typically things far beyond one’s control (e.g. an invading army, a drought).

But, I didn’t understand the whole picture. (more…)