What we all seek in life is comfort, to be comfortable, and enjoy the beautiful things that life can offer. This is often seen and expressed in our daily pursuits and longings. Somehow this chase after comfort robs us of the true meaning of COMFORT.
I have come to realize from where I stand and observing the lives of others, that the comfort we all seek in life is wrapped up in our purpose, our why. And it is from the discovering of this that takes brings us into that comfort that we so desire.
What we refer to as a comfort zone more often than not, is an illusion. We often view this from the point of 'rest', as no working, doing nothing, and expecting some reward, compensation. This brings about an entitlement mindset that erodes the principle of diligence from our moral compass and pushes us into that zone of self-absorption.
Operating from the place of 'rest' does not necessarily mean 'no work', rather we find 'rest', fulfillment from our work, within its frame we come to see and appreciate our comfort and embrace the satisfaction it brings.
In this episode of the Word Café, our focus is on the 'Illusion of the comfort zone.
The year has just begun and there is a lot of projecting, planning, calculating going on, but the truth remains, what we seek, the pleasures and treasures are found within HIS comfort and it is in collaborating with Him that will open up that place of rest for us to operate from and be established therein