Where’s your focus?

Don’t tell God how strong your storm is; tell the storm how strong your God is.

As a rule, I don’t “do” email forwards. They annoy me. I’m actually dreaming of creating an application that will automatically delete all forwards AND send a reply email saying to not do that again.

But I’m not a software developer. *sigh*

But one I got today had this line at the end. And it made me wonder where my focus was. With appliances dying on us and the new ones causing a remodeling of our kitchen, it’s easy to fixate on a storm.

But my God’s stronger. Even than my room temperature refridgerator or my arching electric range!

Marc A. Pitman

Marc A. Pitman helps leaders lead their teams with more effectiveness and less stress. The author of "Ask Without Fear!®," he is the founder of The Concord Leadership Group and FundraisingCoach.com. He's also the executive director of TheNonprofitAcademy.com and an Advisory Panel member of Rogare, a prestigious international fundraising think tank. He is the husband to his best friend and the father of three amazing kids. And if you drive by him on the road, he’ll be singing 80’s tunes loud enough to embarrass his family! You can connect with him on Google+, on Twitter @marcapitman, and like "Ask Without Fear!" on Facebook. To get his free ebook on 21 ways to get board members engaged with fundraising, go to http://thenonprofitacademy.com/21waysebook

This Post Has 5 Comments

  1. Rob

    It is hard not to focus on the storm’s waves….it certainly was for Peter. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Anonymous

    Are you and Rob joined at the head? Because your blogg photos can fit together like Siamese twins

  3. Anonymous

    . I forgot a period at the end of that last comment.

  4. Rich

    do you want that antiforward app to be backward compatable with win NT 4.0, or just Win2000 and upward?

    ;-p

  5. Marc A. Pitman

    Aahh…win2000 forward would be fine. As long as it can work on the server the mail comes to before coming to my computer.

    =)

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