What? I can’t do that. People like me don’t do things like that.
I met with an amazing mentor of mine, Chris Martinez, who challenged me to write a book.
Thoughts filled my mind…
I can’t do that. Normal people like me don’t write books.
What if I put all this time and energy into it and no one reads it? What if it’s no good? How will it reflect on me and who I am? What if I fail and everyone laughs at me?
Then logic kicked in…
Do I have things that could help people if I shared them? Yes. Do I enjoy writing and would I like the process? Yes. Would it be cool to challenge myself in this way? Yes!!!
Through the process of deciding to write a book, I’ve learned so much about limiting beliefs. Now with self-publishing and Amazon there’s nothing stopping anyone from writing a book or anything else. Actually, there is one thing…the belief you can’t do it.
Do you ever think these thoughts?
Who do I think I am to even dream of doing something like this?
Why would anyone want to hear what I have to say?
I’m really not that great at…
Hebrews 11:1-“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”
I’ve heard this Scripture many times and never thought of it in the context of pursuing goals and dreams. I believe the only thing holding us back from what we want in life is our faith in whether or not we can achieve it.
What limiting thoughts do you have? Could it be:
I’m not smart enough to start my own business.
I don’t have enough self-control to get on top of my finances.
I just can’t lose this weight. I’ll only get discouraged trying, so why bother.
The resolution of writing a book scares the tar out of me. I know along the way there will be doubts and discouragement. I cannot do this on my own. Only through relying on God and having an amazing support system to speak truth to me along the way will it be achieved.
Will you take this journey with me in 2016 as I share my ups and downs of this process?
What 2016 resolution do you have in your heart that scares you? I would love if we could come together to support each other as we follow our dreams in 2016.