fighting for free hearts

Quit? Wrong Question

Michael Hyatt had an interesting piece on his blog about what he does when he is tempted to quit.

He asks himself an important question: “Why am i doing this?”

It’s a valuable question.  And he applies it in all phases of his life, as you will find when you read his piece.

i have a similar question i ask myself, one that was born out of the intense struggle to break free from my porn addiction years ago.

When i am tempted to quit, i ask: “What kind of man do i want to be?

This question makes a huge difference for me in all the different situations of my life.  When i am tempted to back off from responsibility. When i am tempted to avoid a tough relational situation. When i am tempted to go back to porn.

The crucial question that comes to my heart is: “What kind of man do i want to be?

i had a moment over the summer in which this question made a significant difference when i was in the middle of a very difficult half-marathon. It was crucial moment. You can read about how that race was a metaphor for the journey of freedom.

4 Responses to “Quit? Wrong Question”

    • james tarring cordrey

      thanks for the comment, rachel. may God bless you on our journey. thanks for reading.

      Reply

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