These are the seasons when God seems silent…when our dreams and visions for the future seem lifeless. The odds are definitely not in your favor for getting 4- and 5-star results; however, you have 5.1% odds of a 4-star pull and a mere 0.6% for 5-star stuff. “Sometimes not getting what you want is God's greatest blessing.” ― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience Those words have been engrained in my mind and repeated so often that truthfully, I had to look them up to see if they were attributed to a specific person, or just a common proverb we’ve learned to recite in the moments we need inspiration. 42.3k Likes, 132 Comments - Self-care Is A Priority (@selfcareisapriority) on Instagram: “know your worth sometimes not getting what you want is a blessing ( @we.met.before )” And when it does, it can throw you into the deepest valleys of despair. The consciousness that you don’t have or what you have is insufficient is called “Shortage Mentality”. You’re on the outside looking in trying to justify why you’re NOT getting BLESSED! By Tim Reeves. Just remember that whatever it is you so desperately want in life may or may not be given to you. And then there was the bin list: forced marriage, female subjugation, religious bigotry. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. Rather, it is to be read. I’ve heard this phrase for years and years. Sometimes one just needs some real-deal gospel music to get in the right groove. God will not force you to enjoy a blessing he wants to give you. Sometimes, the prayers that we think He doesn’t answer become gifts far beyond what we want or think we need. Now you’re mad, you don’t want to help anymore, you think, “Why should I? There’s got to be a change in your psyche and mentality about blessing. In much the same way, you and I go through spiritually dormant seasons. 1. Sometimes, not getting what we want at that time in hindsight turns out to be just what we really needed all along. You don’t understand why it happens. Published 11:03 am Monday, December 21, 2020. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~Dalai Lama. Shiloh cares, and we're going to continue to do that as long as we can," Davis said. Your patriarchal blessing will see you through the darkest night. You don’t know what that Golden Diva is going through. In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. 'I want to get for you, what I got and I'm going to make it free. Give Up On The Unhealthy Lifestyle “Take care of your body. We serve an awesome God who loves His children and will always do what is best for them. Last year my life slammed into a brick wall, and my plans seemed to be torn into pieces. He wants to hear about our hearts’ longings and desires, so pour your heart out to Him. You don’t know what that Golden Diva is doing to achieve her success so stop assuming. 2. It’s probably happened to you. Herring’s fight against cancer has been both painful and a blessing. If you’re trying to create a new product or experience that doesn’t exist yet, you’ll want to know what’s causing people to not be able to do what they want with the tools they currently have. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~Dalai Lama. This week I was in Toronto speaking about how I built my speaking business. You’ve got to have a balanced mentality about this. You're not going to pay for it,' he said. Worrying about what other people have and focus on getting your blessing! You’re probably looking back on your life and realizing just how different your life would’ve been if some things went the way you wanted them to go.. Life is like a Bob Ross painting. And that's what we've been getting from the Bay Area's own Sons of the Soul Revivers now for over half a century. Uhhh, how many of you can testify to this?! Until that point, I had put all my energy into my dream of becoming a physician. Because in the process of manifestation we receive even bigger and more valuable blessings - lessons. God is still a good God though. If you want something bad enough, you’ll go get it. Sometimes not getting what you want immediately can be a bigger blessing than that blessing you were asking, waiting and working for. While Taliaferro still sometimes thinks about the NFL career he might have had, it’s not for long because there’s always an email from somebody at the foundation, or a call from a constituent, or a smile from a patient in a rehabilitation facility, or a tender moment with his wife and children. It is to be followed. It was China's fault. It is sometimes difficult to “give advice” in a comment section such as this because of the distance that separates us (not physical or geographical distance per se, but the fact that those offering advice are outside of the situation: we only know what you’ve told us, we do not know those involved personally); however, I want to try anyway, because I believe it is what God wants me to do. Maybe you took on a responsibility that God had not given you, or perhaps you tried to avoid a situation He wanted to use in your life to accomplish His purpose. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. For more interesting articles on life, wellness, mental health, alternative healing, as well as classes and one on one sessions we invite you to visit www.monarchwellness.net. 'It wasn't your fault that this happened. But in Galatians 3:13 and 14, the apostle Paul specifically explained what The moment you give your life to Christ your perception about God’s blessing must change. Spend some time alone every day. It is not to be framed or published. They never use my ideas anyway.” They never use my ideas anyway.” You then begin to isolate yourself, a root of bitterness begins to grow, you murmur and complain about your pastor, you start to infect others to try to get them to see things from your filter…it’s a downward spiral. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed” (Genesis 27:28-29). Let’s begin with the blessing of Abraham by God in Genesis 12:3: “And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.” We might think being blessed here means something outward, like having a good life. In all likelihood, it has happened multiple times in your life thus far. But although we may not see or feel anything exciting, it doesn't mean nothing is happening. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” Dalai Lama. If you want to achieve anything in life, everything starts here. Sometimes not getting what you want is a blessing in disguise. Even when we sincerely desire to follow the Lord, we may unknowingly veer off course and become an obstacle to His purposes. And that's what we really want to do. I want to speak about God’s blessing. Sometimes people just need a hand up and to know somebody cares. Sometimes I just want the damn Porsche. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama . You will draw water from cisterns you did not dig, and you will eat from vineyards and olive trees you did not plant.” –Deuteronomy 6:11 (NLT) So many times, Christians feel the need to fight their way to the top. And you will too. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Another Hebrew word for blessing is esher, which is also translated as happiness. With International Shipping Schedules sometimes things don't always go to plan. Ed Herring is not … If you want to feel happier, why not use your energy to give yourself a clean space? He also points out that not getting a promotion can sometimes be a blessing in disguise as it may have involved longer hours and a lot more stress. A year ago, I hit rock bottom. Remember, a clean house can mean different things to different people. As Galatians 6:8 explains, we do reap what we sow as well. Your blessing is not to be folded neatly and tucked away. So here are 4 signs that you are blocking God’s blessings in your life. Be gentle with the earth. If you are the kind of person who likes things spotless, it might be time to wax the floors and vacuum the floorboards. The room was full of consultants, speakers, authors, and coaches who all wanted to grow their speaking business. A lot has to happen on the inside of us before we are ready to handle the future God has for us. (When you are continually asked why you are over here, you really should know the answer.) 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