' Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord , my rock and my redeemer.' - Psalms 19:14
Scriptures: Galatians 1:10
Distractions have a few different sources. Many of them grow out of desires and false beliefs we hold inside ourselves. Others come from outside—from the environments we’re in, the voices we listen to, and even the people we love.
This one might be difficult to work through, but it’s vital to understand so that it doesn’t knock you off track.
Distraction #4: What Others Want For Us.
Sometimes those closest to us, the ones we love and who know us best, aren’t the ones who will help us get to what’s next.
Paul says it so powerfully in Galatians 1:10, “Am I trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God?”
You can almost hear the volume in his voice as we read this. What are we here for!? Whose opinion matters in the end? Let me answer this on his behalf: you are not here to be the person others think you should be. You are here to become the person God created you to be.
No apologies. No compromises.
In what area of your life have you allowed other voices to direct you more than your own?