Moving forward in life, with confidence and without fear. Definitely a goal to strive for, even though it can be challenging at times. This idea goes back to a previous post about stepping out to find out. We can’t learn what’s coming up in life without moving forward, turning to the next page in our lives.
Here’s your inspiration for today…
“A confident woman believes she is loved,
valuable, cared for, and safe in God’s will.
When we feel secure,
it’s easy to step out and take a chance on failing
in order to try to succeed.
When we know we are loved for ourselves,
and not just for our accomplishments or performance,
we no longer need to fear failure.
We are free to find our own niche in life,
which is not possible without stepping out.
Trial and error is the road to success,
and you can’t drive that road
as long as your car is parked.
So get moving, and God will direct you.
When people are confident,
they try things, and they keep trying until
they find a way to be successful
in what God has called them to do.”
–Joyce Meyer in “The Confident Woman Devotional”
I love the idea of being a “work in progress” — nobody is perfect, but we can continue to strive for excellence in our lives.
I also like the statement: “Trial and error is the road to success, and you can’t drive on that road as long as your car is parked.” Similar analogy again to not opening the automatic door until you step forward to trigger the mechanism. You can stare at it all day, but it won’t open until you step forward!
So what are YOUR thoughts?
Do you boldly step forward in life? Are you already operating within your niche?