“Cast your burden on the Lord, And He shall sustain you He shall never permit the righteous to be moved.” Psalm 55:22 :: :: :: ::
If you’re like me, which I’m guessing from my audience, you are... you allow others — by varying levels of extent — to dictate your actions, your mindset, your life. Their opinions of you are your identity, and you will allow unnecessary burdens to be placed upon yourself, just for the sake of approval...
The only approval you need is from The Lord. He is your comfort, your shelter, and your Right Hand. Cast your insecurities on Him and He will strengthen you beyond your doubt.
Want to impress someone? Impress Him. You are to live as a reflection of His character. Look in the mirror and blur the crowd, focus on Him.
You’re a fighter and your feet will always carry you where your heart ultimately desires — inside and outside the gym, you’re a soldier...