Motivation Need a Boost?

January 10, 2013 — 5 Comments

Rope with Knot SeriesMany of us make goals and excitedly begin working on tasks to make them happen.  But somewhere along the way, we begin to lose our excitement and our motivation.  The following are quotes and verses to help us remember the value of persevering until we’ve made it.

The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.  ~Author Unknown


“‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.” ~ Mark 9:23 (NIV)


When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.” ~Author Unknown


Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” ~ Matthew 19:26 (NIV)


Nobody trips over mountains.  It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble.  Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.  ~Author Unknown


So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. ~ Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)


There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.  ~Author Unknown


…for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. ~ 2 Timothy 1:7 (ESV)


Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.  ~Vivian Komori


I can do all this through him who gives me strength. ~ Philippians 4:13 (NIV)


One may go a long way after one is tired.  ~French Proverb


..but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. ~ Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)


Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. ~ Psalms 37:3-5


With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.  ~Thomas Foxwell Buxton


What are your favorite quotes and/or bible verses that keep you going?  Check in tomorrow for more motivational boosters.

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