Quotes

If you are not intentional about growing in risk taking you will never grow beyond your last level. – Jason Chin

And then some of my thoughts…

There is a place of peace in knowing that God is my source and not man. And knowing that He loves me and takes care of me. If man is my source, than I have to people-please, manipulate, control, etc. Enter stress, worry, fear, etc. But if God is my source I can rest in Him and work from rest because I love people and want to see them touched… I am now free. Love now compels me rather than performing for others love or my own selfish ambition or a host of other things…

Fear of failure can produce workaholism (in order to not fail). However, depending on one’s own efforts already brings a failure of sorts as it is far less effective than dependence on Him! Success comes through close relationship where we are receiving regularly His ideas (and everything else from Him) not just using whatever abilities we have on our own. Even if the latter is deemed successful by those around – it still is empty without close relationship with God.