by Dottie Compton

Life is filled with demands we put on ourselves, demands others require of us, and the countless requirements to lead an accomplished life we can be proud of.

I want to share with you the three daily fool-proof goals I live by and why I believe they are beneficial in guiding you along your journey.

So, grab a cup of coffee and dive into the beauty of giving life your all!

1. Love God

Before we delve into earthly matters, we must acknowledge that, as humans, we are created in the likeness of God (Genesis 1:27), making us, first and foremost, spiritual beings.

Since God created us, He alone can give us purpose, guidance, comfort, and relief from our failings. When facing life’s challenges, our relationship with God has the power to cover us with peace, hope, and strength.

Moreover, loving God reminds us to embrace humility, kindness, and compassion in our interactions with others and ourselves.

2. Love Others

One of life’s greatest joys and responsibilities is our connections with other human beings. Loving and caring for those around us creates a supportive and nurturing environment, allowing us to thrive.

All relationships require both parties to be considerate, empathetic, and understanding, especially when we disagree.

God alone is our judge, and He judges fairly.

Our goal must be to develop meaningful relationships—through patience, forgiveness, and kindness, positively impacting those we encounter.

By uplifting others instead of finding fault, we foster God’s most precious treasures—Love, People, and Relationships.

Love on others the best way you know how, even if they don’t return the kindness.

3. Do Your Best (in all areas of life)

Now that we’ve addressed the spiritual and interpersonal aspects, let’s focus on ourselves.

Doing your best is about giving everything you’ve got consistently striving for improvement, no matter the circumstances.

It’s about setting big and small goals and taking incremental steps towards achieving them. Remember, doing your best isn’t about being perfect; it’s about putting in the effort, learning from your mistakes, and embracing personal growth.

So, how can we practically apply these principles in our daily lives? Here are some simple tips:

a) Set small, achievable goals: Breaking down your larger objectives into manageable tasks allows you to progress steadily and prevents becoming overwhelmed.

b) Embrace self-care: Taking care of your mental, emotional, and physical well-being is crucial for doing your best. Prioritize activities that rejuvenate and energize you, such as exercise, hobbies, or spending quality time with loved ones.

c) Cultivate a positive mindset: Everyone needs someone to talk to. Be sure you choose someone spiritually and emotionally mature who will not share your low moments with others but pray with and for you. If not, life makes us pessimistic as we repeatedly conceal our fears and hurt.

Stay optimistic and focus on the good in your life (there is always more good than bad—look for it), especially in challenging times.

Faith is a powerful driving force that can overcome life’s obstacles—use it!

d) Practice gratitude: Expressing gratitude for what you have and your progress cultivates a positive mindset, fosters contentment, and brings clarity to the path ahead.

e) Surround yourself with wisdom: Seek out relationships, books, podcasts, or mentors who inspire and motivate you to reach your full potential. Remember, the company we keep plays a significant role in our personal growth.

Doing your best is a journey, not a destination.

It’s a continuous process of self-discovery, growth, and self-improvement. So, let’s embrace these top three things: loving God, loving others, and doing our best. By integrating them into our lives, we can navigate the twists and turns with grace, resilience, and a heart filled with joy❤️

Now, go out there, give it your all, and watch your journey unfold beautifully!

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