Decision number two

Jules —  April 20, 2009

I love shopping with Anjelia, especially when she does something cute like strapping her bunny to the grocery cart!

The Guided Decision

I Will Seek Wisdom.

Knowing that wisdom waits to be gathered, I will actively search her out. My past can never be changed, but I can change the future by changing my actions today. I will change my actions today! I will train my eyes and ears to read and listen to books and recordings that bring about positive changes in my personal relationships and a greater understanding of my fellow man. No longer will I bombard my mind with materials that feed my doubts and fears. I will read and listen only to that which increases my belief in myself and my future.

I will seek wisdom. I will choose my friends with care.

I am who my friends are. I speak their language, and I wear their clothes. I share their opinions and their habits. From this moment forward, I will choose to associate with people whose lives and lifestyles I admire. If I associate with chickens, I will learn to scratch at the ground and squabble over crumbs. If I associate with eagles, I will learn to soar great heights. I am an eagle. It is my destiny to fly.

I will seek wisdom. I will listen to the counsel of wise men.

The words of a wise man are like raindrops on dry ground. They are precious and quickly used for immediate results. Only the blade of grass that catches a raindrop will prosper and grow. The person who ignores wise counsel is like the blade of grass untouched by the rain—soon to wither and die. When I counsel with myself, I can only make decisions according to what I already know. By counseling with a wise man, I add his knowledge and experience to my own and dramatically increase my success.

I will seek wisdom. I will be a servant to others.

A wise man will cultivate a servant’s spirit, for that particular attribute attracts people like no other. As I humbly serve others, their wisdom will be freely shared with me. Often, the person who develops a servant’s spirit becomes wealthy beyond measure. Many times, a servant has the ear of the king, and a humble servant becomes king for he is the popular choice of the people. He who serves the most grows the fastest.

I will become a humble servant. I will not look for someone to open my door—I will look to open the door for someone. I will not be distressed when no one is available to help me—I will be excited when I am available to help.

I will be a servant to others. I will listen to the counsel of wise men. I will choose my friends with care.

I will seek wisdom.

 

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Jules

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5 responses to Decision number two

  1. Marilyn alias(Punkie) April 20, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    So good, So true.

    How does a man become wise? The 1st step is to trust and reverence the Lord? Prov. 1:7,8

  2. Marilyn alias(Punkie) April 20, 2009 at 12:31 pm

    Aren’t lil girls just the most fun! Cute picture.

  3. I’m truly enjoying reading the SEVEN DECISIONS.
    i’LL BE WAITING FOR #3.

    Thats cute, her straping her little friend in so he don’t fall.

  4. One good thing…that bunny won’t squirm around and smash the buns, poke a hole in them, open them or eat them when you are not looking. :)

  5. Yes, I remember the days of getting home and having to cover all the little finger holes in the bread wrappers and stuff with plastic wrap!