If there we're a personal Mapquest.com where would You want to go? Maybe you would want to add time to build meaningful relationships. Maybe you would want to slow down to enjoy your children's childhood. Maybe you would like time to sit still and hear God when you pray. Maybe you would like to reach a certain goal with your home business or financial issues.
When you think of Mapquest.com you need more than a destination, you need a starting point as well. If you type in "Omaha, NE" as your destination but leave the starting spot blank you wont go anywhere. You'll be stuck!
To end up in your desired destination you need both a starting point; where you are now, and a destination; where you want to be.
So, where are you? What are your next steps to reach your destination? Unless you spend some time thinking about where you are, you can't possibly know which direction to move. Here are some questions you can ask yourself to help you know where you are and where to start:
- What stand in the way of my being focused on your goal? (More time with your children, Time with God, achieving your business goals).
- How mindful am I?
- Where am I in regards to reaching my goal?
- Where do I want to be?
Moving towards your goal will take time. You don't have to figure out exactly how to get there or what stops you'll take on your route. But you do have to determine what direction you should start out it.