Be-cause / I-cause

Excuse-driven people love the word “because.” 

Their excuses usually begin with it: 

  • “Because of what others do or do not do…” 
  • “Because of what they have or do not have…” 
  • “Because this happened or did not happen…” 

On the other hand, success oriented people love the word “I.” 

Their focus on the word “I” is not about making life about them but rather about taking responsibility.   

Their mindset is: others will do what they will do—that’s a reflection on them, but “I” am going to do this or respond in this way. 

They understand that “life happens” but what they make of it is up to them. 

  • The ONE THING for today: There is a huge difference between “be-cause” and “I-cause.”  The huge difference is called success.


Luke 15:18 (NKJV)

I will arise and go to my father, and will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you,


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