I am sure all of us are familiar with opportunities. Maybe we are waiting for the one big opportunity or a few small opportunities. The point is an opportunity is an opportunity. What happens when an opportunity comes not looking like you expected.
Do you close your mind to it or do you examine all of its possibilities.
When Elijah was sitting under the juniper tree maybe he wasn't looking for the raven to be his opportunity that would bring him food. Maybe he was looking for a person to bring him food. What about the opportunity that Moses needed when he was trying to find out how to counsel the children of Israel. He probably thought that God would call him to the mount again to speak with him. But this opportunity came through Moses father-in-law who wasn't from the tribe of Israel.
Remember, open up your mind to the endless possibilities that God has for you. Stop being stubborn just because it's not happening how you want or expect it to. Let God do what he does and rest and trust in his unlimited abundant supply of opportunities.
Monday, May 4, 2009
Where are you? This is what God asked Adam in the garden of Eden. It's obvious that God knew where Adam was physically but that's not what he meant. A lot of times we are going through life hoping that we are doing what we are supposed to do. Maybe someone told us what to do or we are copying what others are doing. My question to you is have you really thought about where you are? To God there is no tomorrow, only right now. Although God is everywhere at all times; he is in our past, present, and future.
So this means that he knows your past already. He's there with you in your present, and he is already in your future. So I will ask you where are you? Are you living in the past, present, or future? Most of the time we are still living out our past in our present. The reason I say this is that most of us are holding on to past hurts, disappointments, and old relationships. Most of the time when we reminisce, it's mostly about the good times we had in the past.
What about now? Do we ever think about right now; Maximizing the moment right now; Living in our greatest opportunities right now; Taking responsibility for right now? This doesn't mean that we don't make plans for the future. It means having plans for the future but executing those plans in the right now and taking steps everyday that will lead you to the plans of the future. It means being effective in life instead of existing.
Follow through right now so there is no delay or procrastination of tomorrow. Take full responsibility for the decisions you make right now that will take you into your destiny tomorrow.
The word of God leads you into your future. It's the road map for your success. Study the word of God and make application of it to your life. It will give you insight into your tomorrow.
You don't need horoscopes or psychics to tell you your future. Your life is hid with Christ. He has all of the answers. I dare you to try Christ. You have tried everything else. Try the truth and watch your life change the moment you call on him. He will answer.
Connect to the Kingdom of God and experience living in the now.
1. What does it mean to be a visionary?
2. Are visionaries strange or weird?
3. What are the characteristics of visionaries?
4. Are visionaries learned or are they born?
5. Does having a vision take thinking outside of the box?
6. Does it take creativity?
7. What happens when no one else can see your vision?
8. How do you get people to see your vision?
9. Do employees follow the CEO or the vision?
10. What is the difference between a Dream and a Vision?
Being a Visionary takes focus, determination, sacrifice, patience, faith, love, creativity, humility, insight, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, relationship building, change, integrity, character, being teachable, and unlearning.
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Saturday, May 2, 2009
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Monday, April 27, 2009
I know that we are a consuming nation. It seems the more stuff we accumulate, the more important we become. However, in doing business God's way, giving is a significant factor to success. The truth is that no one ever received something great without giving something costly. The greatest business leaders are successful because they are willing to take great risks despite the costs. What are you willing to give up in order to see your dreams manifest? Are you willing to give up that very thing that is the most precious to you? Is immediate satisfaction more important to you than long-term rewards? We were born to give. Many of the greatest philanthropists would tell you that the act of giving produces an unexplainable satisfaction and contentment. They would tell you that there is no cost that can replace that feeling. Giving lets us know that we are connected to a purpose that is greater than ourselves and that purpose involves our neighbors. We need one another to thrive. My success depends on your success. The world measures success through gain but true success God's way is knowing that you have helped to empower others with the resources God has entrusted to you.