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There is a bible story that I truly take issue with and I am working to better understand the purpose of the story even being chosen to be in the bible. It is the story about the man that waited by the poolside for 38 years. This pool was troubled by the angel on occasion and whoever was first to enter the water was healed. I struggle with this story because when Jesus approached him, his reasoning for not being whole, was that no one would put him in the water.
My question becomes, how long do we wait for someone else to help us get to the next level in our careers, families, and in our lives? My question becomes does the accountability belong to someone else for our improvement and development? Yes, I certainly believe it takes a village. I also believe that we are better together, but even an infant knows to cry when something is wrong, without being taught.
With that said, let's leverage the help, but let's not wait for it. In 38 years, could he have slid, rolled, or scooted his way to the water? In your life span, what can you do to get closer to your goal, to move towards your financial freedom, your picture of success? What can you do? If you have identified just a couple of things to do then start with those. The very first one would be to believe that you can.
What is the life empowered moment for today? Believe that you can move and then do what you can to move.
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