You are in control of your domain, so stop blaming others for things not going exactly as you wanted. You can’t hide from your responsibilities and then expect things to turn out the way you need them too. Leave the excuses behind and let healing begin. If you look into your heart, you’ll see you already knew all this. Make sure you’re giving attention to what you need to get done and do it. You’ll be ok, so don’t be afraid to make the calls, fill out the paper work or bring things to resolution.
You are the one making the choices that direct your path. Even making a choice to do nothing or leave it to someone else is your decision. If they don’t carry the ball, remember you could have been there to nudge them forward. You could have asked for it back so you could hand off the task to someone more reliable.
There are many options we’re presented with in a day. When activities must get done, it’s up to us to work on them and make sure they get done. The Priest isn’t talking about doing the dishes, mowing the lawn or running to the store for that special box of icing. Those things aren’t worth getting angry about.
He’s talking about what you hold in your heart that means the most to you. Your home, your well-being, your kids, and everyone’s safety and security. Those are the real important things you must pay attention to and watch over. Continue reading