Changing the World
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ― Leo Tolstoy
I am not sure I think of just changing the world because of what I do... my marketing and 'presence' have to constantly be changing to offer up incentives for people to follow my writing and watch my art grow and change. I overthink the 'changing of me'.
Change is a constant in our lives. It is the one constant you can predict will be every single moment of every day and you have absolutely no control over it except HOW you respond to change. Maybe that is the part of changing yourself you need to work on.
We all have that 'great pie in the sky' thought of IF ONLY... IF ONLY this happened everything would be good. IF ONLY this happened then I would not have to worry anymore. IF ONLY... IF ONLY... but it is not about things happening, it is about how you react to things happening around you. Things are good right now if you truly stop and reconnect with God.
In the old Testament, in Deuteronomy 31:6 it says, " Be Strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. he will not leave you or forsake you."
Be aware of how fast things change around you this week. If you can keep a tally count. Then be aware of how you react to the change. Work on keeping everything in perspective with God.
Change is in the air again here. I grow weary of it at times but know it keeps us on our toes. This soon to be change should allow me a bit more freedom to be a wife, mother and grandmother. There will be other things to take the place of what will fall off my schedule, it will be different and it will be change. God will be with us every moment of the journey.
2 Corinthians 4:16-18 ESV "So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal."