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YOUR LIFE AS A CANVAS

Eph 5:16 Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.

Your life is a canvas – you decide what you want to paint on it, you can splash it with paint and daub it with brush strokes aimlessly, hoping to achieve nothing and ending with nothing or you can pre-plan what you want to do, have a mental picture of what you are hoping to achieve, translate them into actions and choices and set about making out of yourself a master piece.

You must work conscious of the fact that you can be stopped mid-way in your brush strokes and your picture left uncompleted, yet you must leave everyone that sees the picture with the impression that every brush stroke you made was with a purpose, that you are going somewhere until you were stopped mid-way.

Every brush stroke you make are actions, decisions and choices and they have consequences they affect the overall picture of your life. No brush stroke is inconsequential for each of them contribute to the sum total of the picture – your Life. The actions and choices of yesterday is the vehicle that brought you to where you are today and if you don’t like the picture of your life, you make more intelligent and creative choices (brush strokes).Your actions must be enveloped in purpose it makes the overall picture of your life beautiful.

Living a purposeful life makes life meaningful.
A purposeless life is a life that is aptly captured by the popular rhyme of Solomon grundy:

Christened on Tuesday
Married on Wednesday
Took ill on Thursday
Worse on Friday
Died on Saturday
Buried on Sunday
This is the end of
Solomon Grundy

It is sad today that so many people are living a solomon grundy type of life. They are caught in the loop of meaningless living. They don’t know where they are coming from, nor where they are or where they are going. They waste their life and time as if it can be duplicated, they don’t live by design, they live by default. And they blame everyone and everything for their lot in life. Finally, they die unsung with all their God given potentials. Tragic but true.

This year provides an opportunity for you to set the tone for the next 10 years, where do you want to be in the next 10 years. What would you want to be doing ? Picture it for a moment in your mind. Now start taking steps to get there. The future is yours.

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