The trifecta of the daily grind manifesto...focus on strengthening your faith, living fit, and having buckets of fun! J. Kevin Johnson
I recently made a comment on Facebook about my guiding philosophy of the daily grind. I'm a very simple person and like to keep things uncomplicated, in nice and neat packages, and at an elementary level. Life is hard enough as it is, so I figure I don't need to be complicating it more than it has to be, which is why I've pretty much dwindled my guiding life manifesto down to three F's.
The top three F's, as I like to call them, are faith, fitness, and fun. It's my daily goal to make sure that I'm working in one of these three areas at all times. I figure if I can do that, than I'll end up in a good place, versus not having any sort of goals, guiding principles, or direction in which to purposely direct my energy. Within a structured framework, I can now direct my energy towards a life that's meaningful, purpose filled, and hopefully full of adventure and excitement!
First, lets look at faith. Faith is the belief and/or trust in the Word of The Divine Creator. When you place your trust in the Word of The Creator, there is nothing in the universe that can shake you, put you in fear, or cause you to just go plum crazy and lose it. You learn to "roll with the punches" of life, and hone an understanding that there's more to this life than meets the eye. We have purpose and design, and no matter how things look, all will workout for the better in the end. All situations, circumstances, and troubles that we experience in life have a purpose to bring you to a state of maturity that will enable you to move to the next level of existence! You just have to have faith! This is an essential key to understand and work on, for if you don't, then these same situations, circumstances, and trials of life will render you faithless, which is meant for your destruction. Thus, you must strengthen your faith daily!
Lets take a look at the second F -- fitness. I know that fitness is often relegated to the realm of physical body development, but I use it in application to so much more. I apply the idea of being fit to all major areas of human en-devour. For instance, not only am I talking about being physically fit, but I'm also talking about being financially fit, mentally fit, emotionally fit, having fit relationships, etc. It's essential that all areas of our being are fit and in shape if we're to have balanced, sustainable, and full-filling lives. All these areas affect each other in some way, shape, or form, and they all must be honed, practiced, and developed as much as possible. Holistic fitness is the goal. We want to be balanced and perfecting all areas of our human experience in order to be mature and complete individuals. Thus, in using the term fitness, I'm talking about being holistically fit in every area of human existence as much as possible!
Lastly, it's important that we're having fun! If we're not having a little adventure here and there, or having a blast, then life can get a little mundane and routine. Every now and then you just gottah break routine and enjoy the fact that you're still breathing, six feet above ground, and able to behold the beauty of this universe. The gift of life is precious, and it's important to try to squeeze as much out of it as you possibly can no matter your situation or circumstance. Sometimes this may be easier said than done, but you owe it to yourself as well those around you to try. Life is too short to be walking around mad, sad, and ready to "bust a cap in somebody!" If we're not having adventures and breaking routine every now and again, then something's gottah change. Just stay calm, and have fun!
In short, I like to try and keep things simple, and let my life be guided by the pursuit of strengthening my faith, getting fit in all areas of human existence, and having as much fun as possible! Faith, Fitness, and Fun! The top three F's of life!
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