Quotes by Lysa Terkerurst from her book The Best Yes
Followed by my thoughts
“ The decisions you make
determine the schedule you
The schedule you keep
determines the life you live.
And how you live your
life determines how you
spend your soul.”
It is so important to think about our day-to-day decisions – are they leading us closer to the life we want?
“Those who constantly try to impress others
will quickly depress themselves.”
Is that second set of dishes that you don’t need necessary or are you just trying to impress your dinner guests?
“If we refuse to release before we add, we will get overloaded.”
If we keep buying clothes without getting rid of some, our closets will start bulging!
“A woman who lives with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule will often ache with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul.”
Maybe it’s time to read Lysa’s book The Best Yes and learn the valuable art of saying no.
“Instead of waiting for the time to get started to simply appear one day, we need to be intentional with scheduling it.”
Have you heard of the saying, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”? Put it on your calendar, and it will more likely happen!
“We must not confuse the command to love with the disease to please.”
Sometimes when we do something for someone that should be doing it themselves, we are only hurting their growth.
“Delay, unlike sugar, will not always help things go down better.”
How long have you put off that project that will make your life better? Ask yourself why you keep putting it off and problem solve until you figure out how to start.
“Our decisions aren’t just isolated choices. Our decisions point our lives in the directions we’re about to head. Show me a decision and I’ll show you a direction.”
Decluttering is full of so many decisions. Ask yourself if the item you are trying to decide about is standing between you and the life you want to be living.
One of my favorite books:
The Best Yes – Making Wise Decisions In The Midst Of Endless Demands
by Lysa Terkekeurst.