I always run into people that want to change the course of their life … they want to become better husbands and wives, better bosses and employees, better children to their parents, better friends, simply better individuals! Willingness is certainly the first step towards that goal of becoming a better you!
Ironically, most of us only think of change when we have had it with our current lives … we can’t take it anymore! So they pack their stuff and head towards that light, the one that promises change, the one that promises a better you. So why is it that most of us fail to get there? Why do we give up along the way to a better us? Isn’t my willingness to change enough? Unfortunately, it isn’t!
When you get to that point in your life where you feel change is needed, your cup is full! It’s full by life’s routine, by the negative thoughts that surrounded you all these years, by the heartaches, the headaches, and the scars the left behind … how do you expect to receive change when you left no room in your cup for it? No wonder we give up before even beginning … we simply can’t take in anymore, even if it is positive.
My advice to you this morning is start your journey of self-improvement by first emptying your cup …