You can do better

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Today I was driving and I started thinking about my life and analyzing how it had been going over the past couple of weeks. I realized that I could do so much better than what I had been doing in life. I realized that I’ve been giving life about 75%. Which isn’t TERRIBLE but it surely isn’t great, just average. I looked at how I’ve been in my relationship with my girlfriend and I said, “I can do better than that”. I looked at how I’ve been performing on the job and I said, “I can do better than that”. I looked at how I’ve been performing and preparing for school and I said, “I can do better than that”. I looked at how I’ve been approaching my blog and I said, “I can do better than that”. I looked at my relationship with the Lord and I said, “I can do better than that”. Like I said I haven’t been TERRIBLE in these areas of my life, I just know that I can do BETTER. I deserve to give myself better than what I have been giving. My girlfriend deserves better from me. My boss, my coworkers, they deserve better from me. My teachers deserve better from me. My family and my friends deserve better from me. Those of you who read my blog deserve better from me. My church deserves better from me. And most importantly GOD deserves so much better from me. So I encourage you to block out some alone time for yourself today and look at your own life and ask yourself, “can I do better”?  (Hint: The answer should always be yes.) Yes, you can do better. In your marriage you can do better. In school, you can do better. At home you can do better. In your music career you can do better. In the gym you can do better. On the field you can do better. On the job you can do better. In your ministry you can do better. Whatever it is that you do, you can do it better than what you’ve been doing. You can do better than what you’ve been doing, and you know you can. You deserve to give yourself better than what you’ve been giving. Your family deserves better from you. Your friends deserve better from you. Your boss/your employees/co-workers deserve better from you. Your church deserves better from you. Your coaches deserve better from you. Most importantly Almighty God deserves better from you. Almighty God, the one who gives us life deserves better than what we have been giving Him. Every day we wake up is a blessing from the Lord. We are not alive right now by chance, or by luck, or by coincidence. God woke you up today for a reason. He didn’t wake you up for you to waste this day and to take it for granted or for you to only put in 50-75%. He woke you up to do great things for Him and for His Kingdom by utilizing the time, talent, and resources He has blessed you with. God, more so than anyone deserves your best today and every day that you are blessed by Him to be alive. Understand we can always do better and be better in life. So my challenge to you is to be better today than you were yesterday. And may grace and peace from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.

“Today is your day, don’t hesitate to make it great” – Edgar Butler Jr.- The Purpose Coach