The Key verse for this discussion is John 3:30,
“He must increase, but I must decrease.”
Could it be that Decrease is the New Increase?
Living a “Motivated life” can be tricky. On one hand, you get the feeling, when you look at your age, or in the mirror, or at the chapter challenge the Holy Spirit is bringing to you, that you’re in “John the Baptist” mode… on the road to decrease, while on the other hand you feel that you’re at the threshold of a new beginning.