Sunday, April 29, 2012

What God has called you to do!

I'm one of those people that struggles with saying NO. 
I love helping people so as a crazy people-pleaser when someone asks me to do 
something my automatic response is typically to say YES. 
The result of that automatic response is that I often end up 
with way too much on my plate and have no one to blame but myself!

The older I get the more I'm learning that:
1. The world will not end if I say NO. 

2. People will still like me if I say NO to them. 

3. If I ask God before taking something on, I have plenty of time to
 accomplish the things HE has called me to do.

 It's all that extra stuff I add to my plate that He 
hasn't called me to do that makes me overwhelmed! 

This is one of my favorite quotes of all times- one that I must remember always! 

5 comments:

  1. Shannon, thank you for this powerful reminder {and for all of the blessings that you so generously share}.
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  2. Great reminder. Many thanks for sharing :)

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  3. :) thnaks for the remainder Shannon! ♥

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  4. You are all so welcome! I SO need this reminder- seriously!

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  5. I am one that always said yes because I LOVE helping others but I am learning the past few months to say no. How freeing that is! It leaves me more time to focus on God and what He wants me to do. You are sooo encouraging and a HUGE blessing in my life. Thank you :)

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