In life there is always that seed of doubt that lures us into thinking that we are not capable of fulfilling what we want to accomplish. There are times when we want to begin a certain task but not confident enough to make it happen, so we quit pursuing it.

Courage is about doing what we are hesitant to do. Building upon strengths and weaknesses will gradually take care of themselves. When we find something we truly want to accomplish, everything else will have meaning as well, and we can fulfill the destiny that God has for every believer.

I was fascinated by the wonders of the computer and the Internet at the beginning of personal computer era but knew very little about them as my expertise was in another field. However, I had these incredible curiosity and enthusiasm to learn. That was several years ago. Today, I enjoy doing web pages and writing inspiring articles that I periodically share with some people I don't even know. I could only hope that I am making a difference because they have touched my own life and I have grown so much for the better.

So if you are going through a situation of having reservation to start something you want to get done, take it from me, it is the result not excuses that usually count. We  learn from the following narrative that we should never quit what God has laid on our hearts because we never know of the lives that we are touching.

I have read about a man who was involved in a tragic accident. He lost both legs and his left arm and only a finger and thumb remained on the right hand.

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Jim Rohn

But he still possessed a brilliant mind, enriched with a good education and broadened with world travel. At first he thought there was nothing he could do but remain a helpless victim.

A thought came to him. It was always nice to receive letters, but why not write them–he could still use his right hand with some difficulty.

Was there anyone shut-in and incapacitated like he was who could be encouraged by his letters? He thought of men in prison, they did have some hope of release, whereas he had none–but it was worth a try.

He wrote to a Christian organization concerned with prison ministry. He was told that his letters could not be answered because it was against prison rules, but he still decided to start this one-sided correspondence.

He wrote twice a week, and it taxed his strength to the limit. But into the letters he put his whole soul, all his experience, all his faith, all his wit, and all his Christian optimism.

Frequently he felt discouraged and was tempted to give it all up. But it was his one remaining activity, and he resolved to continue as long as he could.

At last he got a letter. It was very short, written on prison stationery by the officer whose duty it was to censor the mail.

All it said was: “Please write on the best paper you can afford. Your letters are passed from cell to cell till they literally fall to pieces.”

Journey of life is exciting when you challenge your own weaknesses. Sometimes your enemy teaches you better than your friend. ~unknown

No matter what our situation maybe like, we still have the ability to encourage someone who is discouraged and lift up someone who is feeling low.

This story encourages us to give our all efforts for someone else and not worrying about the results. No good work will go unseen and only God knows of the impact that our life can have on someone else. When we do something worthwhile to others, they may be lifted up and God be praised because of our intervention.

We should continue sharing those inspiring articles, words and other materials that are shared with us even though we do not receive any feedbacks because in life, it is not what we gather, but what we scatter that tell what kind of life we have.

There are no bank accounts in heaven to show how much our net worth was on earth, but there will be accounts of what we did to show our life as an example in leading others to Him. What matters at the end is how long we will be remembered by whom and for what.

By Tim Pedrosa


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The most important thing about a man is what he believes in the depth of his being. This is the thing that makes him what he is, The thing that organizes him and feeds him; the thing that keeps him going in the face of untoward circumstances; the thing that gives him resistance.-Hugh Stevenson Tigner