The things that cause you to get discouraged.

What do you do when you feel like giving up? Everyone has that moment where they’ve been struggling with something – maybe a health issue, a broken relationship, financial problems, or depression – and they start to wonder if they have the strength to keep going because they just can’t see any light at the end of the tunnel.

What kind of things am I talking about? The things that cause you to get discouraged. Think of it this way. If you attach one light bulb to a battery, the battery will run for a long time. If you attach 100 light bulbs to a battery, it will go dim and dark really quick!

When you keep adding things to your schedule and your life, you will quickly become discouraged and tired. It could be a relationship, a job, an activity, or a sport. It doesn’t have to be a bad thing. If you get too many good things in your life, you’re going to collapse because you don’t have time for all of them. You need to learn to say no to grow.

If you want to finish the race of life, if you want to make it to the finish line, you’re going to have to let go of some things that may be holding you back in the race. Call it simplifying; there are some things that need to be laid aside in order to finish well.

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