It’s Your Territory

When we last spoke we talked about the concept of being territorial. There is a lot (portion, territory)in this life that belongs to you. You own it lock, stock and barrel. It very well may be similar to someone else’s lot, but even with the similarity, the uniqueness of it is that it’s yours.


When you are pursuing your dreams and goals and success are coming, we discussed that everyone wouldn’t appreciate it. My thought to those who are not cheering for me is this (and hopefully it will be your thought too) SO WHAT! If another individual’s unhappiness won’t let them be happy for me SO WHAT. Your insecurities won’t allow you to celebrate with me in this season of my life SO WHAT. If things are not working out for you the way they are working out for me SO WHAT (sidebar)

A Question for the Hater

Could it be you spend too much time considering my territory and not your own? Even in that SO WHAT.
Here’s the takeaway, you cannot allow someone who has no ownership of your territory to make policy in your region.
In the prayer of Jabez, he didn’t ask to enlarge his territory so that everyone would be alright with it. So stop caring whether people are okay with your area and be ok with being territorial. Because after all, it is your territory.


E.N.Howie is a native Washingtonian who has been fortunate to experience some life-altering circumstances that have given him a different way to look at challenges. In some circles, he would be described as an eternal optimist. He believes there is a bright side to even the darkest of experiences if you will search for the light. He is a husband, mentor, community-centered individual and a sharer of inspiration.