A Crazy Fan and the Power of Focus
If you watched the French Open Men’s Final yesterday, you likely saw the crazy fan that leaped over the stands and onto the courts to taunt Roger Federer. As a spectator it’s easy to watch that, kind of chuckle and then cheer as security tackled him and hauled him off the court. But I couldn’t help but put myself in Roger’s shoes. Here I am playing the match of my life and some lunatic springs out on the court after me. I don’t know about you, but I’m not so sure I would have acted so cool, and collected myself so quickly.
The Power of Focus – it’s what separates the winners from the losers, the good from the great. Focus can make or break you.
This little episode from yesterday’s match reminded me of how easily I get distracted by the taunts, the criticism, the temptations and the distractions in my life. There are so many things that are vying to pull me away from the calling and mission God has given me. How am I reacting to these distractions? Can I shake it off and refocus on “my game” or do I throw in the towel and give up the match?
How about you? What’s distracting you from your calling or purpose?