“Successful people keep their eye on the goal. If they encounter obstacles, instead of focusing on the obstacle, they find a way around it by keeping their goal in mind. It is a mindset of courage which makes it easier to pursue success.” Dr. Anil Kumar Sinha
Three key ideas stem from today’s thought: goals, focus, and courage.
Goals are essential to success. We need short- and long-term goals. Long-term goals provide the big picture of the future, twenty, thirty, or forty years down the road.
Short-term goals provide an opportunity to break the big picture into pieces that allow us to enjoy victories along the way. We build morale and sustain the momentum to reach the long-term goals.
Regardless of the short- or long-term goals, we must keep our eye on the goal, focusing on what is essential to success.
Courage is a fitting conclusion. Courage is more about a decision made when needed than a quality possessed. When the time comes, we need leaders with the courage to stand and lead.
Our prayer should be for the church to implement all three.