Actions you can take toward meaningful progress in ten minutes or less
Jesus said, "For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
It can be tempting to avoid the space we need to reflect deeply. Today, I invite you to create ten minutes of sacred space. During this time, focus on one question.
More often than not, it's an impulse that drives you to pick up your phone and open Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, email, etc. Rarely do you need access to these services no matter where you are
In the craziness of your world, it can be challenging to stop, be still, and breathe.
Today, take one small step in the battle by turning your notifications off. Make it so your phone hardly ever vibrates or makes a sound. Try it for a couple days. You can always turn them back on if you don't like it.
Bob Goff presented this simple challenge to me and a room full of people at a recent event in Houston. I dare you to write your boss your resignation letter, put it in an envelope, and then give it to your spouse as a gift.
Today, you have a chance to practice generosity in a small but meaningful way.
You may have a portfolio of organizations you fervently support. You may not. Charitable giving may be a regular part of your financial life. It may not. Completing today's to-do will be a small way to either start or strengthen our ability to be generous.
Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude. Choose one influential person you knew growing up. This could be a mentor, a teacher, a close friend, or a pastor. Last month, you wrote a letter to one of your heroes. Today is an opportunity to reach out to someone else with a phone call.
This begins a new monthly series called Today's To-Do, a simple action you can take in less than ten minutes that will propel you forward toward meaningful progress in your life. These assignments will be intentionally short (less than 300 words).