I hope you have endlessly overheard some compliments like “this guy or lady is very principled!” Have you ever thought deeply about this subject? You may ask, what are principles? Why should one have principles in the first place? What’s there importance to my life? Is it a must for one to have principles governing their life? All these questions are valid and we are going to deliberate on them here.
Principles are rules or laws that are universal in nature. Principles govern your life in a given direction, they determine the events of your life, consequences. Having a set of principles is like having a compass in the journey of life when we feel that we are lost or unable to find the right path.
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People also make their own guiding principles in life. These guiding principles enable them to have focus and direction in every day of their life. They believe that, if you cannot stand for something you can fall for anything. It’s very unfortunate and disappointing to see young people leading a life with no direction. They wake up every morning just because the alarm woke them but no purpose is driving them.
Our dreams and ambitions, we will only achieve them with proper principles in place. Success comes to those who live in a certain way, they have embraced intelligently chosen principles that govern them. They have sworn to respect and adore their principles because they know, it’s a natural law which has expected reward in the long run.
Ask yourself, “What are my principles? Do I respect and value them?” If you do not have any, make a list now before it’s too late. Become an ethical being, having your guiding principles and respecting them shows how you value yourself. In such state God will not hesitate opening your doors of blessing, you have become a reasonable and responsible person who deserves the best.
Your principles will guide you in identifying many opportunities which will lead to your success. Rich people are rich because they respect their principles, for example they choose to become the masters of their time. Rather than trying to manage time, they work on self-management and activity management. They don’t accept to be slaves of time by always thinking in terms of the time they have and what they should do rather than the results and outputs.
On priorities they know what matters to them and work on it earnestly. These are things that will bring them the greatest happiness in life, they put first things first. They also lead by example, if you want to initiate change lead by example. Words can only do so much. A living example shows everything.
Gather your confidence and develop your principles which will guide you in this walk of life. We all need proper principles to enable us get out of the cocoon, out of our comfort zones and embrace life with vigor. Wake up, and realize your purpose, unleash what God meant you to be by first having principles and respecting them. You will achieve, succeed and prosper.
May the almighty God be with you as you list your guiding principles for your life. Remember our God is a God of plan, and wants as all to be organized being in this world and world to come. May you reform to be a better person before you read this article. Share this to all around you.