I’ve often heard the term ‘some people’…I’m sure you have too. Many a time I’ve been part of a conversation where ” some people just dont get it!”. Here are a few other terms.
Some people just don’t understand.
Some people will always just be negative.
Some people have no heart.
Some people will always just be a grouch.
Some people will look for a problem for every solution.
Some people act like they are trying to help you.
Some people are missing a screw.
Some people create their own storms.
Some people just don’t care.
Some people will never learn.
Some people are just bad.
Some people are always sad.
Some people are just filled with so much hate.
Some people are filled with aggression.
Some people have no compassion.
Some people have no kindness.
Some people have no patience.
Some people have no self control.
Some people dont know when to stop.
I’m pretty sure you can think of some of your own ‘some people’ quotes. I’m also pretty sure that almost everyone one of us fit into atleast one of the above quotes. I mean, we’re human and we do make mistakes.
Today I was thinking that I dont want to be a “some people” anymore. It’s draining for those around me and it’s especially draining for me.
I want to be ‘that person’.
That person who totally gets it!
– I mean life can be hard not just for us but for everyone we know…
That person who understands beyond ones age! If you sincerely ask God to grant you wisdom, He will give it to you…the bible says, ask and you shall receive. “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
Matthew 7:7-8 NIV
The bible also says to have faith the size of a mustard seed.He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”
Matthew 17:20 NIV
They say some people have a problem for every solution, they see the cup as half empty. I just want to be that person who is grateful that I have a cup to begin with.
I want to be that person who has a heart, for the small things, the big things, for everything…I want to be filled with so much love and compassion that it overflows from me!
I know that some days I will be a grouch because let’s face it some days can be really hard, but I want to be that person who turns my day around by having the right attitude.
I want to be the person who genuinely wants to help others, not offer my help and then bail when I’m really needed!
I dont want to create storms, however I want to be that person who holds onto Jesus, eyes focused on His to get through the storms that may come!
I want to be that person who cares, as much as I can!
I want to be that person who keeps on learning everyday, learning about different perspectives and how to knit and how to pave a drive way- because why not?
I dont want to be the person who gets angry at the slightest of disagreements, which is filled with rage driving home from work in peak hour traffic, who hates more than they love. I want to be that person who takes a moment to think before an argument starts. I want to be the person to give grace to the taxi driver driving in and out of traffic, not because he deserves it but because my heart deserves the peace from giving it! I want to be the person who loves more than they have the day before.
I want to be that person who is filled with so much kindness and patience and compassion that people will ask why am I like that and the answer I can give them will be JESUS!
I want to be that person who exercises self control in all that I do, I want to be that person who knows when to stop!
I want to be that person who doesnt just quit, i want to be that person who tries again and again and again, I want to be that person who perseveres!
I don’t want to be that person who hold grudges, I want to be that person who forgives, over and over again if I have too, because that is what Jesus wants me to do!
I want to be that person who brings peace to people!
I want to be that person who feels alive everyday and not just on good days!
I want to be that person who stays faithful to my partner no matter what life throws at us.
I want to be that person who continually honours her parents no matter what!
I want to be that person who respects others and not only because I earned it but because everyone is different and we all have different beliefs and values.
I want to be that person who is proud of other people’s accomplishments and not jealous!
I want to be that person who walks away from gossip and slander and not the one who entertains or participates in it.
I want to be that person who uplifts others no matter how I’m feeling.
I want to be that person who never stops encouraging others regardless of what’s going on in my life.
I want to be that person who just radiates the love of Jesus!
Who are you and who do you want to be?