The ONE THING for today

A subtle but important difference

Don’t confuse resistance with persistence.

Oh, they can sometimes go together. We all know people who are persistent at being resistant.

resistant-clientThey are rock-solid in their commitment to not change, not improve, and not grow. They are persistently predictable in their habit of being negative, complaining, and making excuses. Their persistent resistance is not a plus—it is a liability.

However, show me a person who, with unrelenting persistence toward a worthy goal, who persistencewill not be dissuaded to give up because of adversity, lack of resources or difficulty and I will show you a person who will eventually achieve great and worthwhile accomplishments and who will be a person who leaves the world a better place.

  • The ONE THING for today: Don’t confuse resistance with persistence, there is a subtle but important difference.

 

James 5:11 (NKJV)

Indeed we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord—that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

 

2 thoughts on “A subtle but important difference

  1. Pastor Kemp –

    I have not seen a blog lately – R U OK?

    Blessings.

    Pete

    Cell: 704-458-5482

    FAX: 803-469-3322

    eFax 704-220-0461

    pete@utilres.com

    “The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team. “ Lewis B. Ergen

    P Save a tree. Please don’t print this e-mail unless necessary.

    “The information contained in this electronic mail transmission is intended by Utility Resource Associates, LLC for the use of the named individual or entity to which it is directed and may contain information that is confidential or privileged. If you have received this electronic mail transmission in error, please delete it from your system without copying or forwarding it, and notify the sender of the error by reply email or call Utility Resources Associates, LLC at 803-469-3321 so that the sender’s address records can be corrected”

    • Hey Pete, thanks for checking up on me 🙂 As you can see, I am back in the saddle on my blogging. I hit a “riding the rapids” season there for a few days last week.

      Blessings, dlk

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s