Everything Worthwhile Costs Something

January 26, 2018

Everything Worthwhile Costs Something

Balance is often a myth and calling without consequence, a fantasy. I’ve only been alive 42 years, but I’m finding this true more and more:

Everything worthwhile costs something; we’re deceived if we think we can invest our lives in people, mission, mastery, or things that truly matter without discomfort, sacrifice, or re-organized priorities.

For some of us, that cost may be laying down expectations, deferring desires, setting aside comfort, or running alone. For others, it’s kicking self-pity to the curb, and believing that the God of the universe loves and forgives us. (It’s more costly than we know: Grace cost Him everything; and us nothing but our pride and self-sufficiency.)

Whether you’re tending to little ones tonight, or talking with kings, the costly call of obedience is the same: Saying yes will always mean saying no to something else.

So, don’t look at what you’re missing in this present season; marvel at where you get to REFLECT THE LIGHT.

This post originally appeared on January, 23, 2018 on Instagram

Because of grace,

Join the family. Sign up for our newsletter!





JOIN THE FAMILY

Sign up for our mailing list and receive updates, promotions, exclusive discounts, and freebies!