“Live, don’t spectate.”

I wrote this a few years ago. It got me fired up reading it again.


There are certain words or phrases that catch my attention. They will cause me to pause, think, reflect.

“Live, don’t spectate.” This caught my attention this morning. My friend and brother in Christ Matt Bassford wrote that statement in a reply to my blog from yesterday  “boycotting the NBA Finals.” I love his statement!!!

Live! Don’t stay on the sidelines. Get in the game called life! Get up and do something.

Use your vacation days will ya.

Be willing to fail.

Maybe begin a new career if that’s what you need to do.

Fix your marriage. Go after your spouse with passion and ❤️!

Hug your kids even tighter.

Have a spirit of gratitude.

Make yourself uncomfortable by challenging yourself mentally, physically, and spiritually. Grow! Get out of your comfort zone will ya!!! Fill in and preach. Teach a Bible class. Learn how to sing. Hire a personal trainer or…

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2 comments on ““Live, don’t spectate.”

  1. Beautifully written! This is inspiring words to live by and resonates so much in my life! Thank you for sharing this!

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