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The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
Yesterday, I posted about wanting a Do Over. I shared about my desire for a Do Over when it comes to blogging. If you’re keeping track then you’ll know this is my second day of blogging in a row after a fairly long hiatus.
As I was taking my morning walk today, I had a simple realization. I’ve been walking every day for quite some time. In fact, I’ve reached 10,000 (or more steps) every day for the past 230+ days. In order to keep this streak alive, I’ve had to make walking a priority. I walk in the dark, early morning hours of the morning many days, and sometimes I walk in the dark, late night hours of the evening if I’m running low on steps. Sometimes, I go way over 10,000 steps, and sometimes I just barely make 10,000 steps. Walking and reaching my daily step goal is clearly a priority.
What is your priority?
If blogging with consistency is my goal, I must make it a priority. I may have to blog in the early morning hours. I may have to blog in the late night hours. I may have to miss out on other things that just aren’t as important but have occupied my time.
When we say “Yes” to something, we must say “No” to many, many other things.
What do you need to say “No” to today?
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Matthew 6:33