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God has gifted us with inner strength and resiliency. We show up and keep trying to make a difference despite the many disappointments of life. But there’s also wisdom in humbly accepting our limitations.

We know and have fully accepted our burden to provide and make an impact for good throughout our life and relationships.

And we have an amazing ability to compartmentalize and stay focused on our task even in the midst of great hardship – persevering despite external circumstances.

This is a great gift that allows us to rise to the many challenges of life and come through on behalf of others.

But sometimes it gets overextended.

While no one can do our work for us we don’t have to go alone.

Like a well-functioning team we are stronger together. Connecting with others allows us to lean on each other’s unique strengths and maximize the impact of our work.

And while we need to focus on our tasks at hand, we must not neglect the other important areas of our life.

We become shallow men when our focus is too restricted. We must be the unwavering warrior who faithfully fulfills his duty without neglecting our inner lover and ability to enjoy wholehearted connections in our life and relationships.

No one can remove the burden from our shoulders. It is our sacred duty.

But wisdom reminds us to accept our limitations with grace.

We need others to walk with us and must keep our hearts fully intact in order to fulfill all that God has for us.

We shortchange our impact when we go alone or neglect meaningful parts of our soul.

Maximize your strength and resiliency by accepting your limitations.

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Dr. Corey Carlisle

Licensed marriage and family therapist and certified sex therapist - providing Christian counseling and soul care to individuals and couples, with a special emphasis on developing the masculine soul. Suwanee, GA 30024

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