Thursday, January 12, 2012
Think and think again
The most powerful thing about human beings is the ability to think. But sadly, very few actually get involved in this mental exercise. The mind continues to be a rich diamond deposit that has never been mined, an overflowing oil vein that has never been drilled and a treasure chest that has never been dug out. As one man once said, “when man fell into sin, God decided as punishment to hide the keys to man’s breakthrough. He first thought about placing them on top of the highest mountain but He realised man was capable through his tenacity to find them, next it was the bottom of the ocean but again God knew man could dive down there and retrieve them. Hiding them under the ground was also ruled out because man will dig until he finds them. But after a lot of deliberations with the heavenly hosts, God decided to put everything inside the man because this was the one place he will not notice nor bother to search.”
The mind continues to overflow with ideas that have never been used, plans that have never been implemented, solutions that have never been applied, dreams that were never pursued and directions that were never followed. What you are looking for on the outside is ironically locked on your inside. You have been endowed with strength, equipped with brilliance and loaded with greatness.
Therefore in order to live positively in a world covered with the dark clouds of negativity, think and think again. Stop blaming others for your frustrations. Stop pointing an accusing finger at somebody for your failed relationships. Stop making excuses about the direction your life took. Stop living in a mud of depression, hopelessness and blunders. Think and think again.
If you don’t think, you will remain chained to your mess. If you don’t think, you will rot. If you don’t think, you will stink. If you don’t think, you will remain deformed. If you don’t think, you will drown in a salty sea of tears. If you don’t think, you will remain somebody else’s doormat. If don’t think, you will remain a tea bag that others will use to draw out what they desire. If you don’t think, you will wither in sadness. If you don’t think, you will remain unnoticed, unrecognised and uncelebrated. If you don’t think, you will remain a servant of somebody else. If you don’t think, you will continue trying to make ends meet from the bread crumbs that fall from other people’s breakfast table. Think and think again.
The world is ruled by thinkers. Bread is only enjoyed by thinkers. Dreams are realised by thinkers. Discoveries are made by thinkers. Think and think again.
Think positive thoughts and not negative ones. Think solutions and not problems. Think about the palace of your future and not the museum of your past. Think about where you want to be and not where you have been. Think about what you can, and not, what you can’t. Think about your goals and not your struggles. Think about the people you want to meet and not those who walked away from you. Think about God’s goodness and not the devil’s evil intentions. Think and think again.