Why Your Life Sucks
I’m sorry to say it, but your life sucks. It may seem harsh, but it’s true. We live in a world where we are born into the belief that we should live our lives for ourselves. We may not mean to, but we suck life out of others for our gain. And if we aren’t careful we suck anything and everything we can from friends, family, co-workers and companies with one goal in mind: ourselves.
And here is the honest truth: the more we suck in for our benefit the more we shrink internally.
Maybe you are with me and agree your life sucks, but disagree that it is because you are being a life sucker. Well let me ask you a few questions. How did that last selfish decision make you feel? And in contrast, how did you feel when you give back? When you make a selfless decision to help some did it make you feel more alive?
If we live for our gain we ultimately lose. But ironically, if we live our lives for others we begin to win. True life is found in giving not getting. A life lived sucking the life from others ends up getting us a life that really does suck, in the true sense. It is truly more blessed to give that receive.
Selfish living leaves us lonely and empty.
Selfish living leaves us broken.
Selfish living leaves us passionless, purposeless, and lost.
This is why you can see multimillionaires at the pinnacle of their carriers break down and commit suicide, because a life lived for self never truly satisfies.
There is hope
Don’t worry! There’s hope. We all suffer symptoms of chronic life suck! Yet many have found their way out to be givers instead of takers.
Suckers suck in all they can; givers give out all they can.
Givers give out life to all who come across their path.
Givers strategically plan to give.
Givers build their life on giving.
They give at home and at work. They give with friends and with family. They give through wisdom and love, but they also give through finance and resource. The give out hope, help, and love.
If you feel like your life really does suck, and you’re in a place of sadness and hopelessness, it’s more than likely because you’ve been living for yourself. Test this. Start giving. Look for opportunities to give today. Live selflessly. Live generously. Live sacrificially. I promise you will move from a place of weakness to strength as you do.
Stop sucking and start giving! Be a giver!
“If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give up your life for me, you will find it.” Matthew 10:39
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