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The story of my life is the story of my faith…

Is It My Turn Yet?

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“You have a ‘turn’ every time you have an opportunity to choose. But most of us see only a tiny faction of the choices we have. One of the best exercises for playing the game wisely is to be conscious of making decisions. The more you become aware of how many choices are up to you, the more eagerly you embrace your turn. You can practice this today. What will you feed your mind? What thoughts will you dwell on? Whom will you have conversations with? Where will you direct your desires? How will you take care of your body? What cats of service will you engage in? When will you choose to be interrupted, and when will you choose to stay on task? What will you eat? How will you spend your time? All of these are calls you will make, and when you add them up, they create your life. No one else can take your turn.”

John Ortberg in When The Game Is Over It All Goes Back In The Box 

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Written by Ryan

March 3, 2008 at 12:44 pm

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