I am possibly the WORST DECISION MAKER IN THE WHOLE WORLD.* It is comical except when it’s crippling and pathetic.
But I am getting a teeny, tiny bit better, and I’m going to share with you how I am improving.
This is actually the first draft of my best-selling self-help book, the cover of which will feature a large picture of me, jauntily resting my chin on my fist. I will be unrecognizably made-up under a title that says something like Make a Decision: Four Strategies to Make Decisions with Confidence, Not That I’m Preying on Your Insecurities To Secure Massive Royalties, or Anything.
Here are four reasons you and I can make decisions. Each is a summarized point from a brilliant writer. This is just another sneaky technique of mine to get away with not having to manufacture original thoughts.
1. KEEPING YOUR OPTIONS OPEN IS IDOLATRY AND ALSO A WAY TO BE A BIG FAT CHICKEN
Barry Cooper recently wrote an excellent blog for Desiring God called “The Problem of Your Choices.” In it, he argues that a multiplicity of options is not freedom but actually enslavement,because a lot of us end up serving the idol he terms “the god of open options.” Basically, we have intense FOMO because we think that the second we commit, we will discover that the other option was better.Read More