We should gain insight into what we wish for
It feels safe to hide behind buzzwords as if using popular terms and concepts that sound good absolve us from the needed work to manifest our dreams and wishes.
When we pray for something or declare that we want to attain a particular goal, we should ask ourselves: do we only want the pleasures and rewards associated with a particular goal?
What about the hard work and concrete steps required to manifest our desired outcomes?
When we come to understand the gravity of the petitions we seek, we increase the chances of articulating our prayers in the most concrete ways. In doing so, we also better predispose ourselves towards manifesting our wishes.
Matthew 20:17-28. “Command that these two sons of mine sit, one at your right and the other at your left, in your kingdom.” Jesus said in reply, “You do not know what you are asking.
[DAILY GOSPEL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTION FOR MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 2023-067: MARCH 8, 2023]