forward

Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer. Denis Waitley

Brothers, I count not myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead.  Philippians 3:13

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focus

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”
Zig Ziglar

Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you. Proverbs 4:25

obstacle or stepping stone

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. “– Taylor Benson

“The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.”– Thomas Carlyle

focus

Character development involves choice and temptation provides that opportunity. Temptation is a sign that Satan hates you, not a sign of weakness or worldliness. The more you focus on “I don’t want to do this” the stronger it draws you into its web. Turn your attention to something else.

Your focus will determine your feelings.

The Purpose Driven Life