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12.06.2017 Feature Article

Make Your Purpose Stand No Matter The Storm

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Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it (Kevyn Aucoin)

Even the indomitable warriors need a pep talk now and then. So as you begin to ponder about life, please pause and go through this piece. And i believe your soul will be healed. I believe this message will instill enthusiasm and boost your confidence.

When things are going badly in your life, don't forget about prosperity. Instead of asking yourself why me? Why don't you create opportunities for yourself. There lived a Landlord who always had problems with his tenant. The Landlord used to pester him with electricity bills. Anytime the Landlord was drunk, he would intentionally insult the driver.

One day, the driver told the Landlord that, his continuous harassment will ginger him to build one day. He decided to save little by little every passing day.

Lo and Behold, at the end of the year, the guy had built without the Landlord knowing. When the Landlord approached him to inform him that his time was up to leave or pay for the next year, the driver said he will leave.

Until you make a sacrifice to build, you will always be called a tenant. Sacrifice is the most important thing in life. Sometimes you need a cruel landlord, so that you won't be too comfortable in someone else's house, then you can build your own house on time.

You need people who will say no so that you can learn how to be independent, how to do it yourself. Just be strong and don't let anything break you or leave you shattered. Make your purpose stand. Anything that comes your way is worth it. Sometimes people come into your life as a sword or shield. Remember, Joseph was held in ill repute and sold to the Egyptians. But Joseph later became a wise king and valiant leader, a stone by which the national fabric was built. David had been rejected by those in authority, but God had placed him in a position of the highest honour and the greatest usefulness, making him the chief cornerstone of the state.

There are many others whose early life had been spent in conflict, but the Lord has been pleased to accomplish his divine purposes . Such is life. You may not be respected today because of what you are facing today and where you are. You will be rejected and despise. But never give up. Everything that comes your way is meant to strengthen and put you at a high sight where people will recognize you. There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter the situation, make your purpose stand.

Psalm 118:22, the stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. Don't let the vanity and folly opinions of others overpower your purpose. Make your purpose stand. You are bigger than what they say, you are precious than how they see you. God is the principal architect of your destiny.

Rejections are part of growing, it is only through that you will understand the value of acceptance. No matter what you do, not everybody will like you. People may hate you because you don't leave their lifestyle, or they see you to be brighter than them. Even not all your friends will be happy to see you climb ahead of them. A big obstacle to progress is the one in which you lose your purpose. Never mind to the thoughts of those who say is impossible.

Live everyday as if you are grateful to be alive, if for nothing at all, the universe is working in your favor. Be happy no matter what happens and life will be the amazing adventure it was meant to be. No matter the economy of the jungle, lions will never eat grass. No matter what you are going through, you will definitely become a chief cornerstone one day. Don't let circumstances define you, it is about how you choose to react to the circumstances and events that arrives in your life. Challenges comes in ones life to change them and to build their characters. Never lose your spirit because it is in our greatest challenges that our greatest strength is formed.

Never doubt your faith,steadfast and be on course, believe that you can and will prevail in the end, regardless of the difficulties, and at the same time have the discipline to confront your current situation, whatever they might be. Do not wander over the future, do not fear what is ahead.

Stay true to yourself and make your purpose stand. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams even when nobody else believes it will come true. Make your purpose stand.

Ecclesiastes 9:4 For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.

Thank You.
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Prince Ayerakwa
Prince Ayerakwa, © 2017

The author has 21 publications published on Modern Ghana. Column Page: AyerakwaPrince

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