When Success becomes Failure!

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

Champion cyclist Lance Armstrong is my favourite athlete because of the challenges he has personally overcome including brain and testicular cancer preceding 7 tour de france victories. He retired a few years back and has recently resumed his career here in Australia during the annual tour down under in South Australia.

I have read several books, articles and viewed several documentaries on Lance’s career. Those who have followed Lance’s career would be impressed with his determination and work ethic but one of the unfortunate elements of lance’s personal life has been the multiple partners he has had over the years.

One of the fascinating observations I have had of humanity is that we can excel in one area of life and yet be an absolute failure in another area of our live’s. A great example of this phenomena in the bible is King David. On the battlefield he was a legend but when it came to his home life he failed to lead his family and father his kids in the way that was required of him.

Don’t be a success in one area of your life and yet be an absolute failure in other area’s of your life, especially with your relationship with God and your family. Neither expect perfection across every area of your life but seek to build consistency into the most important areas of your life. Excel in your career and your finances but don’t neglect other important areas of your life. This world may reward you for being successful in one area of your life but God rewards us for how we have lived our whole lives.

Lead the Change!

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