Sometimes not getting what you want immediately can be a bigger blessing than that blessing you were asking, waiting and working for. It will guide you through life's dangers" (Thomas S. Monson, "Your Patriarchal Blessing: A Liahona of Light"). There’s got to be a change in your psyche and mentality about blessing. So here are 4 signs that you are blocking God’s blessings in your life. Be gentle with the earth. Comment if you agree and have faith @lukasnotes #mindsetofgreatness You’ve got to have a balanced mentality about this. I’ve heard this phrase for years and years. It is sometimes difficult to “give advice” in a comment section such as this because of the distance that separates us (not physical or geographical distance per se, but the fact that those offering advice are outside of the situation: we only know what you’ve told us, we do not know those involved personally); however, I want to try anyway, because I believe it is what God wants me to do. Your patriarchal blessing will see you through the darkest night. Let’s begin with the blessing of Abraham by God in Genesis 12:3: “And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.” We might think being blessed here means something outward, like having a good life. Perhaps you cry out to a higher power to make things better. 'It wasn't your fault that this happened. We serve an awesome God who loves His children and will always do what is best for them. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. 'I want to get for you, what I got and I'm going to make it free. If you are the kind of person who likes things spotless, it might be time to wax the floors and vacuum the floorboards. Just remember that whatever it is you so desperately want in life may or may not be given to you. You don’t understand why it happens. You're not going to pay for it,' he said. You will draw water from cisterns you did not dig, and you will eat from vineyards and olive trees you did not plant.” –Deuteronomy 6:11 (NLT) So many times, Christians feel the need to fight their way to the top. In much the same way, you and I go through spiritually dormant seasons. It is not to be framed or published. Remember, a clean house can mean different things to different people. And when it does, it can throw you into the deepest valleys of despair. I want to speak about God’s blessing. But in Galatians 3:13 and 14, the apostle Paul specifically explained what Let THE BLESSING Promote You “The houses will be richly stocked with goods you did not produce. Herring’s fight against cancer has been both painful and a blessing. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama . The moment you give your life to Christ your perception about God’s blessing must change. Sometimes, the prayers that we think He doesn’t answer become gifts far beyond what we want or think we need. Published 11:03 am Monday, December 21, 2020. 2. Sometimes I just want the damn Porsche. And that's what we've been getting from the Bay Area's own Sons of the Soul Revivers now for over half a century. It’s the only place you have to live.” — Jim Rohn. This week I was in Toronto speaking about how I built my speaking business. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” Dalai Lama. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. 42.3k Likes, 132 Comments - Self-care Is A Priority (@selfcareisapriority) on Instagram: “know your worth sometimes not getting what you want is a blessing ( @we.met.before )” The consciousness that you don’t have or what you have is insufficient is called “Shortage Mentality”. In all likelihood, it has happened multiple times in your life thus far. Sometimes one just needs some real-deal gospel music to get in the right groove. Last year my life slammed into a brick wall, and my plans seemed to be torn into pieces. It was China's fault. God will not force you to enjoy a blessing he wants to give you. A lot has to happen on the inside of us before we are ready to handle the future God has for us. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~Dalai Lama. Worrying about what other people have and focus on getting your blessing! Because in the process of manifestation we receive even bigger and more valuable blessings - lessons. For more interesting articles on life, wellness, mental health, alternative healing, as well as classes and one on one sessions we invite you to visit www.monarchwellness.net. Sometimes not getting what you want is a blessing in disguise. Now you’re mad, you don’t want to help anymore, you think, “Why should I? And that's what we really want to do. The odds are definitely not in your favor for getting 4- and 5-star results; however, you have 5.1% odds of a 4-star pull and a mere 0.6% for 5-star stuff. You’re on the outside looking in trying to justify why you’re NOT getting BLESSED! Ed Herring is not … (When you are continually asked why you are over here, you really should know the answer.) If you want something bad enough, you’ll go get it. Email the author . You don’t know what that Golden Diva is going through. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~Dalai Lama. Sometimes, not getting what we want at that time in hindsight turns out to be just what we really needed all along. They never use my ideas anyway.” They never use my ideas anyway.” You then begin to isolate yourself, a root of bitterness begins to grow, you murmur and complain about your pastor, you start to infect others to try to get them to see things from your filter…it’s a downward spiral. The room was full of consultants, speakers, authors, and coaches who all wanted to grow their speaking business. Another Hebrew word for blessing is esher, which is also translated as happiness. A year ago, I hit rock bottom. As Galatians 6:8 explains, we do reap what we sow as well. Until that point, I had put all my energy into my dream of becoming a physician. In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. While Taliaferro still sometimes thinks about the NFL career he might have had, it’s not for long because there’s always an email from somebody at the foundation, or a call from a constituent, or a smile from a patient in a rehabilitation facility, or a tender moment with his wife and children. Uhhh, how many of you can testify to this?! If you’re trying to create a new product or experience that doesn’t exist yet, you’ll want to know what’s causing people to not be able to do what they want with the tools they currently have. These are the seasons when God seems silent…when our dreams and visions for the future seem lifeless. And you will too. Not getting what you want the first time leads you think outside the box and go off the beaten path to get to your ultimate goal, making you not just successful, but also incredibly innovative. Even when we sincerely desire to follow the Lord, we may unknowingly veer off course and become an obstacle to His purposes. And then there was the bin list: forced marriage, female subjugation, religious bigotry. Your blessing is not to be folded neatly and tucked away. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed” (Genesis 27:28-29). He wants to hear about our hearts’ longings and desires, so pour your heart out to Him. With International Shipping Schedules sometimes things don't always go to plan. Those words have been engrained in my mind and repeated so often that truthfully, I had to look them up to see if they were attributed to a specific person, or just a common proverb we’ve learned to recite in the moments we need inspiration. Spend some time alone every day. If you want to achieve anything in life, everything starts here. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. “Sometimes not getting what you want is God's greatest blessing.” ― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience Maybe you took on a responsibility that God had not given you, or perhaps you tried to avoid a situation He wanted to use in your life to accomplish His purpose. It’s probably happened to you. He also points out that not getting a promotion can sometimes be a blessing in disguise as it may have involved longer hours and a lot more stress. You don’t know what that Golden Diva is doing to achieve her success so stop assuming. Rather, it is to be read. But although we may not see or feel anything exciting, it doesn't mean nothing is happening. - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. It is to be loved. 1. God is still a good God though. Give Up On The Unhealthy Lifestyle “Take care of your body. 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