Monday, April 10, 2017

The Lie Of Inspiration (5 Reasons Waiting Almost Never Makes You Better)

So you’ve got that next sermon series to write, a project to push forward, a video to release or that book you’ve wanted to write that you should (finally) begin.

If you’re like most people before you start you ask yourself: do I feel like it? Is today the day?

Again, if you’re like most people, the answer to that question 99% of the time is “No.”

It’s as though we’ve elevated inspiration to a mythical level, and it’s killing us. Somehow we’ve fallen for the belief that all great art, literature or inventions are birthed out of a eureka moment that has eluded us again today.

And so we tell ourselves that maybe inspiration will hit tomorrow. Or if not tomorrow, then next week. And then, when we’re inspired, the ideas will just flow through us as we assemble a masterpiece.

You know what that is?

That’s a massive lie. That’s exactly what that is.

If you’re waiting for inspiration to push you to your next breakthrough, you’ll be waiting a long time. Read More

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