MORE THAN JUST WANTING THINGS by nonsowrites

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MORE THAN JUST WANTING THINGS
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"Be careful what you wish for because you might get it."


On Sunday I listened to a sermon that resonated with me. It opened my mind to a new perspective--one I have not explored before now, and I found it really interesting.  It is certainly something I would consider when making future plans.

As a Christian, I believe in an all-knowing benevolent God (That might not resonate with you but unfortunately this is not the post to discuss that), and I try to live according to the principles of the Bible--the holy book of the Christians.

*"Ask and you will receive"* 

This is a quote from the Bible. It basically refers to our ability as Christians to ask God who is ever eager to answer our prayers for anything and expect an answer.

However, our answer isn't always what we expect.  Oftentimes there is a process that brings about the result we want. This is the practicality many are oblivious of when it comes to Christian fate. I think this applies to almost everything in life.

You might not be a Christians but you will agree with me that certain things in life come at a price. For example, if I want to become a programmer, I have to learn how to code and gain some experience. That is the price I have to pay to become a programmer.

Most times we dream without considering the process required to actualize our dreams. We are eager to have big dreams but we lack the character and capacity to maintain those dreams.

Wanting something also entails you are willing to do whatever it takes to make that thing you want a reality. This might involve going through difficult times and building character.

**RECURRING CHALLENGES**


There was once a time in my life where I felt I was moving in a cycle. I kept encountering the same challenges. I would ask myself why I was still struggling with the same things I did 2-4years.

Now it makes more sense to me why we encounter similar challenges repeatedly over a prolonged period. This simply means we are not ready for the next phase in ourselves and there are still things to learn and mistakes we need to make.

Once we scale through an ordeal we understand the importance of that experience. For me, many of my life lessons have taught me to be humble and appreciate the important things in life.

It is through difficult situations we understand the true meaning of love and in doing so we value those said things. For example, I understand what it means not to have and this is why I feel immense gratitude when given an opportunity to thrive.

In conclusion, I want you to consider your dreams and what they mean in the grand scheme of things. For example, being a millionaire is not only about having a lot of money. It is also about having the power to influence other people's lives. Are you ready for that challenge?


*Those who want more should be able to do more.*
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@clixmoney ·
I'm not religious, but I know enough about many religions because people I met in my life worried about that a lot. Now I decide to be myself and just to apply those things I like from the religion or something related to it. I don't know even how to call it. Maybe esoteric. 

Now, I'm sure about two thing in my 36 years old. That means something, because the time we live gives us a bit more experience. Anyway, those two things are destiny  and strong will, or strong wish. Something like that. 

About destiny, I'm sure that every step in our lives is related to other. You will always find something related to everything happened to you. There are reasons for each event happened to you in your life. So, if we didn't saw, learned, or did something we wouldn never get what we have now. The same about wishes. If you wish something really hard and think about it all the time, you may get it. It could be negative or positive. The positive helps to achieve results, the nagative we have always to avoid. Maybe those who are manipulating the crowd, especially mass media are using that when they want us to think about nagative things. That's why I avoid watching that at all. Decentralized social media are really helpful to avoid that.
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@nonsowrites ·
Thanks for your contribution. It is appreciated. I also believe in willpower. It is one thing to want something and another thing to want to make it happen. When you combine both the universe works in your favour
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@joseph1956 ·
Everything in life has its price and its effort, it is definitely a price to give to be rewarded. and one thing this post reminded me is that as a believer I have always said to those I show God is that he can give us everything we want... but isn't it really better to ask for what we need?
excellent contribution
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@nonsowrites · (edited)
Thanks for your contribution. We need to differentiate between what we want and what we need. It is a hard task sometimes
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@mandate ·
For every dream desire to be achieve, there is price to be paid to achieve it. And for every challenges we face, it is to prepare us for the next phase ahead
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@nonsowrites ·
Well said mate
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