Thursday, April 23, 2009

Determined to do EVERYTHING!

This past week I have been going through a lot, and the characteristic, determination, has been popping through my mind constantly! I will either go through a moment of not feeling like doing anything, or have a problem in life or school thus, I will be reminded by an inner voice from God..."DETERMINATION!"

What is determination by the way? It is the common phrase of what we hear often, "Never give up!" I came across a quote by a man named Armin Gesswein, "When God is about to do something great, He starts with a difficulty. When He is about to do something truly magnificent, he starts with an impossibility." That is truly amazing, whatever is going on in life at the moment, remember that quote. God is working either in your life, or in the life of someone else.

Don't ever say, "I can't do this!" or, "I don't want to anymore!" Oswald Chambers once said, "When I say 'I can't,' it means 'I won't." Heads up, and remember, God is looking for the one with a heart of determination, not faintheartedness! A full and whole heart is what he is expecting from us!

3 comments:

Paige's Page said...

Hmmm, That's a good thought Vanessa. I often feel like that about my school.

Miss You!
Paige

Lydia said...

hi, it's been awhile since i contacted you and i just wanted to say hi, have a blessed day and may the Lord be with you in these busy months.

Southern Maiden said...

Thanks Vanessa - I needed this post! You know!!!