The truth is that if I don’t prioritize my needs then they will not happen. Now prioritizing my needs does NOT mean that there is no sacrifice involved. It means that I have to make my mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs a priority in my life because they give me more bandwidth to handle what life throws at me on a daily basis. I cannot control what will happen each day, anyone caring for small children can relate. But I CAN control what I make a priority in my own life. When I finally rejected the lie that prioritizing myself was not selfish, I witnessed so much fruit in my daily life. I quickly noticed that I was less impatient, less reactive and more responsive.
I felt so encouraged and I want you to feel that too…...so here is my challenge for you: