Living intentionally for excellence demands that we set the example. As leaders, it's important we strive to be the best we can in all of the "eight F's." Leadership is defined as influence, and while we promote living intentionally for excellence, (L.I.F.E.), our influence will be expanded through the laws of attraction. People will want the peace L.I.F.E. brings while striving to excel in all areas. It's natural for them to gravitate toward the comfort of having control over every situation. Because once we realize that things are going to happen and the only thing we do control is our attitude while dealing with them, we begin to understand that our destiny is something we contribute to. It's a great feeling to grasp that life is not a series of random events, and we are not like a ship without a rudder; we do have a say in the outcome.
There are going to be detractors, nothing good comes without critics. If you Google God it only take three web sites before you find a negative, nothing is exempt. L.I.F.E. will also have it's naysayers. I'm certain there are individuals right now designing or contributing to web sites that will try to punch holes in our efforts. Is that really putting your efforts toward excellence? One would have to wonder what their motives are? Who wouldn't want to live a better life? When the negative does surface it's because we've drawn our share of attention, we are making an impact! Every great leader has attracted his or her share of critics. We will be in some excellent company, God, Jesus, George Washington, Ghandi, Martin Luther King Jr. to name a few, all continue to share negative assaults.
So I've chosen to be the example they are not. I'll hit my knees and pray those special individuals someday understand they contribute nothing to society. When you lower yourself to argue with those of hidden intelligence, haven't you in fact joined their ranks? Rise above and continue the great work we were handed to do. Eventually they'll see that they are living the definition of insanity. In the mean time, keep them in your prayers.