You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.
Psalm 128:2 NIV
If you work hard you will reap the rewards of your labor. If you do nothing you will get nothing. If you have expectations for growth and prosperity yet you do nothing to earn it, you are short-sided and will end up empty-handed.
I am grateful for each breath that I take, each step that I make, each decision made clearly, and to be surrounded by love. I receive what I get–good, bad, and indifferent– so I strive to give goodness so that I may receive it in blessings later. I’m another year older yet I still have big dreams and goals for my life, my future, and my community. The only person who can get in my way is me, so I must stay prayed up and never let up.
Let’s try something, starting today; no, not January 1st, let’s start today….
Set a goal with a date and each day work to achieving that goal. Once you have, move on to the next goal. Every day do something to better yourself, your family, and your community….eventually it will pay off and the dividends can help to better our world. God bless you all!
Father thank You for the abundance of blessings. Thank You for my life, my mind, my freedom, and the ability to work. Father I know You despise laziness, so everyday I try to actively take part in my life, doing and being more than the last day. Thank You for Your loving care, today and always. Amen.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS MESSAGE WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN AND PUBLISHED ON OCTOBER 27, 2011. IT HAS BEEN MODIFIED (MODERATELY OR SIGNIFICANTLY) TO ALIGN WITH CURRENT STANDARDS AND FORMATTING; SECTIONS HAVE BEEN EDITED AND CONTENT EXPANDED TO REFLECT MY CURRENT THOUGHTS.
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