She believed He could..

All my life I believed that if I worked hard enough, if I hustled long enough, if I just believed in myself more that I could accomplish anything. 

Do you hear what’s wrong with that statement? Did you catch the “I” that was repeated over and over?

That’s why I was lost in the world, because I focused on that one letter for far too long. 

“She believed she could, so she did”

This is a popular quote that is shared over and over. I’ve even shared it on social media in the past. I’m sure with a caption that most likely stated: You can do it. Just push harder, work smarter, and believe that you can! 

I just cringed and shook my head.

There isn’t anything wrong with believing in yourself or pushing towards your goals. And if you’ve read or shared that quote too, it’s all good. That’s what the world has fed us all our lives. The mantras of do more, be more, do you, no matter what.

Believing in yourself isn’t the issue, it’s the belief in thinking YOU are the one in control of the doing. The issue is the self-centered affirmations and the belief around yourself becoming some ultra human in goal accomplishing. It’s idolizing your streng