FOCUS. So I’m leaving Lafayette today. Really, in about half an hour.
To focus is to keep our eyes on the goal, blinders up. For the first time in my life, a transition feels peaceful. Unlike my move from Kansas City to Lafayette, I’ve tied up loose ends as best as I can. And what I couldn’t do? Grace.
So I embark on this next season. And there’s almost too much ahead of me. Blinders off and the world is big.
And it’s good that the world is my oyster, but oh so bad if I attempt to do it all. (I will fail.)
What do we do when we embark on a new season? When opportunities are a dime a dozen and we can run in any direction? We want to make the right commitments, the right choices, the right connections.
It’s tempting to see the first opportunity and grab it with both fists and let it consume us.
Instead? Focus. Focus on the right opportunities, not the first ones. The right relationships, the right callings, the right communities. They are there, ready and waiting. And these right opportunities deserve nothing less than focused dedication.