My attitude towards life, for most of my life, could be summed up in a few words: What’s the point?
We all have some points or goals in life: education, sports, spouse, job, kids. Maybe those held for a time, but what happens when you don’t meet your own expectations? You didn’t finish your degree. Your marriage is crumbling. You wonder if your parenting is doing any good.
Do you classify yourself as unworthy? Leading back to …
What’s the point?
Even when it seems like anyone else could do it better, you are the only one who can be you. Maybe those 525,600 minutes are heavy, heavier than our hearts can bear. That’s when our passionate side must speak louder than the voices of apathy and pragmatism.
You could die tomorrow.
The majority of people will not die tomorrow.
You are not the majority.
You were born with a unique personality.
You were uniquely shaped by your circumstances.
Even when we know the truth, it’s difficult to surrender to it. What does it mean to surrender. So often, we have the wrong impression of what surrender is. Surrender isn’t about giving up and relinquishing our self.
Surrender is pressing forward even when we don’t have the revelation.
Surrender is finding yourself, even when you feel like you’ve never really known who you are.
Surrender is fighting for and protecting what’s right.
Surrender is being brave enough to stand and enter the ring despite the fear.
You are not the majority so get up.