Updated: Jan 16
Think of a time when it was important for you to reach a specific destination by a specific time. It may have been studying for an exam to get a certain grade, budgeting to save for a significant payment, training for an athletic competition, or quite literally, traveling somewhere for a specific event.
If you recall, you’ll remember that you were intentional about applying all that is within your means to stay healthy, spend responsibly and keep focused and moving forward until you achieved what you set out to achieve.
It’s the same with boundaries. When you are clear about who you are, and it is important that you arrive at where you want to go in life, career, business, ministry, you will adopt principles and practices to ensure you have the spiritual, mental, emotional, physical, relational, professional, and financial fortitude to stay healthy, on track, and arrive on time.
Where do you feel you lack boundaries and self-control?
Take time away from distractions today and set a 30-minute timer to ask yourself:
1. Who am I?
2. Why am I here?
2. Where do I want to go?
3. What changes do I need to make, in which areas, to make sure I will get there successfully (spirit, mind, emotions, body, relationships, vocation, personal finances)?
The answers to these questions will bring clarity to how you choose to govern yourself. You will not be “double minded and unstable” in your decisions. Like managing any project, every “Yes” and every “No” will come from the boundary line you need to keep to reach your destination whole, on “budget”, and on time. I pray for your success.
Scripture Reading: James 1:6-8, Proverbs 25:28, James 1:22-25, Luke 14:28, 3 John 1:2.
Your boundaries are not against others, they are for your success.
I pray for your success!