|Back to Back Issues Page|
Are you doing this?
February 18, 2019
|Are you making room for what matters most to you?
I bashed my toe last Wednesday, that kept me grounded for a few days while the swelling and bruising subsided. I'm glad to be able to say that I can now walk almost without pain and I'm getting back on track.
Thankfully, because I know WHAT I'm supposed to be doing and WHY, it's relatively easy to keep going even when life is difficult.
When you know your purpose and you're clear about your calling, even when things aren't going as planned, it's easier to stay motivated and still look forward to doing things!
I've been working on a free online seminar that will help YOU get clear about your life purpose and design your life in a way that enables you to fulfil God's calling on your life.
This is where you go to reserve your place
Plan to join us. You'll be glad you did.
Today's coaching moment: Making room for what matters most to you
If your life is anything like mine, there's often too much to do and not enough time to do it all. My to do list is usually much longer than I have time for, so every day I have to prioritise and make choices about what I'll do and how I'll spend my time.
Sometimes I end up putting my plans on hold, and sometimes I have to lay goals and dreams aside for a few days, but I NEVER let the seemingly urgent stop me in my tracks. I ALWAYS find a way to move forward, even if that means making tiny steps.
Is it time to take your dreams off hold?
When it comes to managing your time and setting priorities, it's often easiest to do the most urgent things first and relegate your dreams, plans and goals to the bottom of the list, or even cross them off your list altogether.
The problem with that strategy is that you might NEVER pick them up again.
Far too many people wait for the perfect time to continue their education, write a book, start a business, or follow the desires that God plants in their heart...
And they end up living life full of regrets because the PERFECT time rarely presents itself and they've let opportunity after opportunity slip by.
Don't let that happen to you.
Some day rarely comes. If you have dreams that you've put on the shelf, take them down, dust them off, breathe life into them, make a plan, and take steps towards making your dream a reality EVERY day.
Make a list of All the things you'd really like to do.
Take time now to make your list. Just write down what springs to mind even if it seems impossible. Don't edit, just write.
Check in with God and decide which one you'll do first. It could be the first one on your list, the easiest to do, or the one that seems the most impossible. Just ask God to help you choose ONE to begin with.
Now make a plan
What needs to happen for you to be able to do what you've chosen from your list?
Make a detailed plan and block the time off in your calendar.
Take Action Every Day
EVERY single day, come what may, do at least ONE thing that will take you further along the road.
It can be as simple as making a phone call, asking for help, finding out how to do something, or reviewing how far you've come and deciding what to do next.
The important thing is that you take a SMALL step EVERY day to make sure you get closer to getting it done.
People often ask me how I manage to do so much when I have a husband, 5 children, grandchildren, and a debilitating condition.
The simple answer is that I made a decision that I wouldn't let circumstances stop me. I decided that I would do what God put on my heart to do and give myself permission to do what matters most to me.
When life gets tough, and believe me it does sometimes, I scale down what I do, but I NEVER stop completely.
I sometimes allow myself to take time out but I never let go of where I'm headed, and I ALWAYS find a way to keep going.
If you haven't yet listened to Keys To Get Unstuck just click on the link and you'll find it replaying.
If you're ready to get unstuck and move ahead with your dreams, follow the steps I've outlined above. If it will help, email me and tell me what you've decided to do.
If you'd like get clear about what God had in mind when He created you join me for the free How to discover your life purpose seminar
Blessings to overcome, BE who God created you to be, and DO what He called you to do.
P.S. Life Breakthrough Coach Training isn't just for people who want to be coaches. Seriously consider giving yourself the gift of coach training.
NOBODY who does this training stays the same. Everybody is transformed from the inside out as they give themselves over to the process.
Because it opens your eyes to things you haven't seen before and opens the door to places you haven't yet imagined.
The training will open up a whole new world of breakthrough for you and other people, seriously consider taking a leap of faith and joining us.
If you'd appreciate more regular updates and being able to connect with me more easily, I invite you to join me on Facebook where you'll find daily encouragement and inspiration. Come and add to the conversation.
If you'd like help with hearing God more often and more clearly so that you can live with His wisdom, I wrote How To Hear God with you in mind.
My prayer is that you will be inspired, encouraged, equipped to reach for more, and walk in the fullness of life that Jesus won for you as you learn how to hear His voice.
How you can support this ministry
You can help me to help others by PRAYING as the Lord leads. I need wisdom, support, and encouragement to be able to continue serving the many people from all over the world who benefit from the resources they find on my coaching site.
Copyright © 2018, all rights reserved. The 5 Minute Life Coach is a publication of Christian Life Coaching Permission is granted to reproduce, copy or distribute this newsletter provided that The 5 Minute Life Coach is kept intact, and this copyright notice and full information about contacting Lynne are included.
|Back to Back Issues Page|