Stay Dedicated

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“Stay dedicated. It’s not going to happen overnight.”

Imagine what life would be like if you could instantly see the dreams that are in your heart come to past. How different would your life be? Would you still have the same drive and passion to work hard and carry it out to the very end? Or would you become comfortable and settle because what you’ve work so hard for has already happened?

Sometimes we don’t realize the protection that comes with things not happening instantly. There are often times places in your life where you still need growth and development in order to fully  carry out and have the capacity to fulfill the dream in its fullness. Think about a tree, what would happen if we immediately planted the seed and it instantly grew. Would the tree be fully rooted and strong enough to last years or would it only stand in place for a moment and collapse under pressure because it didn’t have time to develop deep roots and grow overtime?

It would definitely only last for a moment because it didn’t go through the process of developing and becoming strong overtime. It’s the same with life, nothing great happens overnight. Things take time and you must stay dedicated and put in the work in order to see things that last. To dedicate means to devote (time, effort, or oneself) to a particular task or purpose. To devote means to give all or a large part of one’s time or resources to (a person, activity, or cause). The key to dedication is time. Things will take time so make peace with that and do whatever you can to grow as you are going through the process.

Tips on how to stay dedicated:

1. Keep the end goal in mind

Don’t ever forget why your are doing what you are doing. Think about often and always remember the end goal.

2. Remember that your hard work will pay off

Whatever time, effort and hard work you invest you will get a return on. Keep working hard even when you don’t see instant results overtime you will see results.

3. Do something everyday to move you closer to your goal

Find something that you can do everyday to help you move closer to accomplishing your goals. Take baby steps and stay consistent.

I want to encourage you to stay dedicated and don’t give up on your dreams. Don’t allow life to still the sparkle the once burned in your eyes with expectation for the future. Keep working hard and overtime things will fall in place. Don’t let your current season steal the shine of the seasons of life to come.

Thanks for reading! I hope this encourages you.

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“So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.”
‭‭Galatians‬ ‭6:9‬ ‭NLT‬‬


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