Help me hold on to those things that reflect my true self, not driven by other voices, but Yours.
Help me listen to my calling – vocal – vocation – innately from within – congruent with the materials entrusted to me by my Creator.
Help me hold
loosely the expectations of others, so I can pursue the best things, expanding
on my unique abilities and passions, thus serving the greatest good where my
deep gladness meets the world’s deep hunger.
Help me look
back only for wisdom and thanksgiving. Keep my gaze moving forward, letting go
of yesterday's losses, building on the strength of the past, embracing today’s
limitless opportunities, and expecting a fruitful and prosperous tomorrow.
Help me create
legacy, assisting, encouraging, and empowering fellow travelers and friends on
life’s journey, embracing the good and walking in the divine Presence of the
Help me take
action, thinking deeply, treasuring wisdom, grasping opportunity, making
decisions, living creatively, sharing generously, advancing positively,
choosing now, embracing love, faith, hope, truth, and joy – and dreams that parallel
with God's reality.
Help me to
laugh, reflect, rest, and enjoy the most important blessings of life.
- by Rhett H. Wilson, Sr.
On my birthday, I enjoyed listening to the message How to Stay Young and Useful All Your Life by Charles Stanley. I hope it encourages you like it did me!
See also 50 Things for a 50th Birthday by my wife.
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