The people who are allowed to speak into your life impacts your ability to make progress.
Stated more simply, “Mentors matter.”
If I had not sought wisdom in managing my personal finances, I would have remained broke. But I did seek wisdom. I’m no longer broke.
If I had not sought wisdom in operating a business, I would have run ours into the ground by now. But I did seek wisdom. I have three healthy businesses.
If I had not sought wisdom in raising up a strong and independent daughter, I would have an obstinate teenager by now. But I did seek wisdom. I have an incredible daughter.
If I had not sought wisdom in running a 26.2 mile marathon, I would have bonked a few miles in. But I did seek wisdom. I have run not one, but two full marathons.
Proverbs 4:7 shares this: “The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.”
Don’t skip past the advice about the “price” one should be willing to pay: though it cost all you have
Have you ever sought wisdom though it cost you tons of money?