We work and we strive and we ache and we strain and we long…
What do we think we need to call ourselves successful?
What do our lives say?
How does the way we spend our energy, our time, our money, our words, our thoughts, scream to the world what we truly call success? Not what we think we call success, not what we want to call success, but what we truly call success.
Earthly glory? The approval of others? Popularity? An easy life?
Is that what we really want to see as success?
Strong relationships. Loving people well. Approval in the eyes of God. Serving and nourishing the body of Christ. Collapsing on the finish line at the feet of my Savior, gasping, “I gave it all I had.”
That’s what I want to see as success.
That’s what I want to scream to the world through my life that I see as success.
It’s not a lifestyle into which I can fall with no effort. It’s an intentional, daily battle for the highest and holiest…
For the way I was created to live.
“Only one life, ’twill soon be past. Only what’s done for Christ will last.” – C.T. Studd