Category: Serenity

Running

You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.

— Rwandan Proverb —

You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you…

Problem and Solution

If I'm not the problem, there is no solution.

— Unknown —

If I’m not the problem, there is no solution…

The Space

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.

— William James —

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another…

Distressed, Depressed or at Rest

If you look at the world, you'll be distressed. If you look within, you'll be depressed. If you look at God you'll be at rest.

— Corrie Ten Boom —

If you look at the world, you’ll be distressed. If you look within, you’ll be depressed. If you look at God you’ll be at rest…

Think and Grow Peaceful

Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.

— Marcus Aurelius —

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

Purpose & Life Happens

You were born to be real, not to be perfect.

— Unknown —

  I was talking with a coachee the other day and he was lamenting about some health issues a loved one was facing.  He began going down the path of asking himself what he had done wrong in order to deserve this punishment he was receiving from God. I quickly steered him back on the…

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The Big MO

I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.

— Frances Willard —

  Action step:  Let Go and Let God as often as you need. Trying to control something out of your control is plain crazy…been there done that. Control freaks live their lives in constant turmoil and friction and if you are wondering whether or not you are a control freak…how much friction do you have…

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Few Wants

My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the fewness of my wants.

— Joseph Brotherton —

  The less I want the more I have…dang that’s a hard one for me to practice. P.E.A.C.E. Jay@EagleLaunch.com Hebrews 13:5, “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.’ “

Living

I am not in this world to live up to other people's expectations, nor do I feel that the world must live up to mine.

— Fritz Perls —

  Fritz, I believe you’ve just shared a couple of keys in experiencing true serenity. P.E.A.C.E. Jay@EagleLaunch.com Matthew 6:33-34, “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”