Can You Handle the Truth? Most people are not enthusiastic about hearing the truth, especially when it challenges their self-imposed inadequacies. These people concoct fantasies in their mind to substantiate their defects.
Of course, the stories are not true, but it is a story they can believe which shifts the blame from themselves of under performing. Henry Ford once said, “The man that believes he can and the man who believes he can’t are both right.” Most people have had money problems and most people do not give up on life, they continue to march on until they can either find a solution or make up another story.
These concocted stories become the reasons or excuses for the lack of passion, which is in my opinion, sheer fear. There is no easier lie to believe then the one that places the blame on God. This propaganda is one of the most believable because it can easily disguise a person’s lack of self-confidence. If God gave you the ability for intellect, strength and a will, did He not also give you the ability to use it as you deem necessary?
In just three months, you can free up some of your cash that can go towards other bills, if you can believe. The basic element for debt reduction is “Start.” I have heard people say, “But I don’t know where to begin.” My answer is simple. How did you start getting into debt? You started collecting credit cards and systematically using them. Reverse the process, start collecting your bills and pay them systematically. Do not be afraid to examine how you got into your financial mess. Retrace your steps and you will end up where you started: debt free.