This is what I have learned…in no particular order

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This is what I have learned…in no particular order.

It’s easier to eat an entire bowl of chips and guacamole than to eat just a few.

It’s easier to sit in my chair with my remote after a long day than go and serve someone in my community.

It’s easier to give up than to keep fighting.

It’s easier to stay bitter than to forgive.

It’s easier to start something than to finish something.

It’s easier to judge someone than walk in their shoes.

It’s easier to give into temptation than to walk away.

It’s easier to watch TV than to exercise.

It’s easier to get into bed than to get out of bed.

It’s easier to stereotype than to see each person as an individual.

It’s easier to understand karma than to understand Grace.

It’s easier to get into debt than to get out of debt.

It’s easier to question a decision than to make a decision.

It’s easier to impress people “once” than to consistently be impressive.

It’s easier to move on when things get tough than to stick it out.

It’s easier to ruin a relationship than to build one.

It’s easier to say “I have faith” than to “live by faith”.

It’s easier to play it safe and not get criticized than take a risk and feel the heat of the critics.

It’s easier to be in denial than to face the truth.

It’s easier to get “in” than get “out”.

It’s easier to do nothing and succeed than to try something and fail.

It’s easier to make your wedding vows than to keep your wedding vows.

It’s easier to be a spectator than a participant.

It’s easier to be popular than to be relevant.

It’s easier to say the safe thing and be liked than to say the hard thing and risk rejection.

It’s easier to speak 98% truth than to speak 100% truth.

It’s easier to say “someday” than to do it today.

It’s easier to sound impressive than to be impressive.

It’s easier to make a promise than keep a promise.

It’s easier to sign up for a 10k race than to run it.

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”

-Theodore Roosevelt

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5 thoughts on “This is what I have learned…in no particular order

  1. It’s easier to run when you’ve been hurt emotionally than to stay and keep going. It’s easier to say yes I’ll do it than no please find someone else( boundaries 101 )

  2. It is easier to read this and delete it like you never seen it, than it is to read this, keep your head up and keep on keeping on.

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