NYC Making the Most of What you Have

nycapt I am learning a ton in my time here in New York City!  One big takeaway today is learning to make the most of what I have.

I have a family of four and we live in a 2,500 square foot home in Texas with a 2 car garage.  While in New York we are all staying in a 200 square foot hotel room and relying on public transportation.  We have all we need and much more to enjoy our time here!

I have noticed while here that when it comes to real estate, everyone makes the most of every square inch.  Whether that is a storefront, apartment, or news studio; there is no wasted space!  New Yorkers learn to make the most of what they have.

In ministry I have often spent too much time worried about what I don't have rather than making the most of what I do.  I wish I had a better computer or bigger office, newer meeting space or fancier sound equipment, bigger budgets or larger staff.  I focus on what I don't have rather than making the most of what I do have.

I have all I need for God to use me to do far more than I can imagine and I believe you do too.

I encourage you to make a list of the resources that are at your disposal.  List every facility resource, technology device, vehicle, sports equipment, etc.  Then look at every resource on that list and ask yourself how you are using these resources and how you might make the most of all that you have.  My guess is that as you and I begin to focus on maximizing what we do have that the resources that God blesses us with will grow much faster than when we complain about what we don't have.

 

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