How to Stand Before Envy

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Proverbs 27:4 Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy

So how does someone stand before envy?
Well, let’s just assume that this thing, envy, is a person. No, let’s imagine that this thing envy is any one of four people.

Envy #1 She’s a killer queen.

She demands to be the queen bee. She will let you be number two (maybe) unless you are far too much of a rival. In which case, she will do everything she can to eliminate you.
“Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” you will never be able to get too close to her, unless you are self-efacing and let her assume a leadership role over you. Who wants that kind of relationship? Steer clear.

Envy #2 She’s insecure.

Or feels inferior. In many of these cases, She would secretly like to be your friend, and wouldn’t even envy you (not so much, anyway) if she were in your circle. Or, maybe, she just is intimidated by your warmth and confidence. Group two types usually are not concerned with being the fairest of them all, they just don’t want to be the dullest.

Envy #3 She’s not really envious in a bad vibe way.

And she doesn’t necessarily admire you as a person. But she does admire your looks, talent, money or success, though she doesn’t necessarily want you not to have those things…she just wishes she had a bit of it herself.

In the case of person number one, you really aren’t wise to try to convince this person to be your friend. And any deposits of kindness you try to invest in her will almost surely be met with scorn and contempt.

If you believe in loving your enemy inspite of their hatred toward you, then I recommend doing acts of kindness behind their back, with no hope of a reward from them. You can always pray for them.

In the case of person number two, I recommend extending the right hand of fellowship to them. Give them heartfelt invitations to join your circle of friends. One very effective way fo winning their trust is to bring a group of others with you when you invite them. Prompt your friends ahead of time to pour on the love and affirmation. This personality type suffers from low self-esteem, and a lack of belonging. Include them and watch their attitude melt away.

Another note: These personality types often find it hard to express themselves and to reach out socially. Let them shine! Invite them into each conversation. It’s important, of course, that you are sincere in your praise. You don’t want to gush or seem cheesy. But yes, heartfelt compliments and asking their opinion, in front of the group, are great ways to ease their self-consciousness and hopefully win a fan for life.

With type number three, you may be dealing with someone who doesn’t even view you as friend material. Be a friend anyway, and you may just find them reaching back for fellowship. In either case, don’t let their lack of interest in you as a friend, or even their resentment ever stop you from being all that you can be.

It’s worth nothing that none of these scenarios completely or even adequately define someone who is fearful that you will encroach upon their favored position with another, particularly someone who thinks their mate would be attracted to you. If they really, really like you, have been friends with you in the past or for some time in the present, then they might opt to keep their friendship with you while at the same time keeping you away from their significant other. But unless there was at one time a friendship between your, or , perhaps, you are a celebrity they’ve always wanted to befriend, then usually they will never decide to be or stay your friend…the risk is far too great.

For example, if someone knew you all throughout high school, and then later reconnected with you at a high school reunion, they might still be your friend provided they could keep you from meeting their spouse. This might be the case in a friendship where you were both close, lost touch, and then reconnected, only for them to find that you were no longer an ugly duckling. Or maybe they had become one. Or maybe neither of you were unattractive, but you had kept your youth whereas they had not. You get the picture.

Romantic relationships are not the only situations this occurs in. Sometimes neighborhood mom’s are secretly rivalrous of one another, and think that the other mom is a hot shot. It only takes one episode of little suzy or johnny coming home from a sleepover declaring that “Mrs. so and so is the greatest”.
Some Moms are insecure about their parenting ability, their kid’s affection for them, or just being “cool” enough.

Work relations

If you work with someone who for no apparent reason can’t stand you, it could be that they think you are a threat to their position or promotion.

Clerical favor (pastor likes me best).

Pray. Oh do pray hard. This may be the most wicked, insidious,, demonic, cut throat envy there is. Think, King Saul and David.

One final Note: Sometimes these dynamics operate on a smaller, less harmful scale. Sibling rivalry is a good example. So are sporting events (though we all know that even childhood sports can escalate from rivalry into adult tantrums). In all cases, the litmus test for the other’s toxicity is the feeling they have toward you personally.

“You’ve got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em, know when to walk away, and know when to run”–sang by Kenny Rogers.

If a woman looks hurt when you walk into a room, and you are drop dead gorgeous, then she deserves your affirmation and compassion.

If a woman looks sideways at you and grabs her husband, then she may warm up to you in the future. You’ll have to prove that you are no threat to her marriage, and not come on to strong in initiating hospitality right away.

But if a woman is throwing daggers with her eyes and is locked in a death stare with you, avoid her completely. She is dangerous.

The Blessed Business

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Wherever you want to be in your business, there is something that you must have if you are going to be as successful as possible.

You need the blessing

You need God to bless your business, and to give you strategy.

God will bless your business if it’s His will for you to have this business.

If you think that God has called you to do what you are doing, don’t you think it’s a good idea to check in with Him from time to time about specific steps and Wisdom?

Have you thanked Him for your business today?

Have you submitted your business to Him? In other words, have you given God permission to use your business for His glory?

Can God at anytime tap you on the shoulder and tell you “Give that person a free….” Whatever—product, book, or service? Can God trust you to use your business to freely bless others when He want you to? The Bible tells us that if YOU give to others, then they will give to you.

I’m not suggesting that you never charge for your product or service. That would make it a charity and not a business.

Still, what do you think might happen if you asked God how you could bless someone today with your business?

Do you think He might send someone your way who needed help?

Just a thought.

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The Lonely Marketer’s Newsletter

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Dear Marketer,

I know you. You are busy, frustrated, underpaid and underappreciated. You spend hours on the computer and you are lonely.
Some mornings, you wake up and pound on the keyboard wondering if it’s even worth it; if your dream will ever happen.

Other days, you doubt your dream and doubt yourself, wondering if you are even doing the right steps to get there.

Once engaged in a “this is the big one” project, you shut yourself off for days from friends and family. Or, you do your work right in the living room, clicking and typing while family members hover over your shoulder, argue inches from you, and cats crawl on the keyboard.

If you have already hit “the big one” (as in, that winning online venture) you work for weeks tweaking and maintaining it. It consumes you.
If you haven’t found success yet, you work feverishly trying this new thing and that new approach, wondering if you should scrap it all and try a new project.

It isn’t easy starting at internet marketing, and it’s even harder doing it alone.
Which is why I started:

The Lonely marketers newsletter.

This isn’t one of those deals where you sign up for free marketing info and get a snippet of gobbledygook directing you off of your email to another site.
And this isn’t some teaser email that acts like it’s going to give you info, only to pitch its product.

These are purely inspirational and motivational.

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Is the vision worthy of you?

There was a man who was preaching a message to his audience.  All of the sudden, he stopped in the middle of his sermon and cried “Wait. Don’t jump! The answer is in your briefcase!”.

The preacher’s audience looked baffled, and he was as well. He honestly couldn’t tell you WHY he said what he said.

A while later, he found out why.  While taking a train home from a business trip, another man, a lonely man, contemplating taking his life, decided to first listen to a tape his loved one had packed away for him. He thought it was an “inspirational tape”, not necessarily a sermon.

Actually, it was both. Here’s why. When the lonely business man started that tape, he heard it played at exactly the point where it said, “Wait. Don’t jump! The answer is in your briefcase”.

He went to his briefcase and found that the one he loved had also packed away a Bible.

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(um, okay, soooo, like what does that have to do with my vision?)

This morning I felt prompted to add this little “aside” to my vision casting sermon.

{Let me know if it helped anyone out there}.

Suicide is never the answer. People who attempt suicide have lost all hope.

I am convinced that all they need is a dream. But not just any dream, rather, a dream that is worthy of THEM!

Yes, you heard that right! Your dream must be worthy of YOU, I didn’t say worthy of God. I said, your dream must be worthy of you.

Please don’t think that I am being sacrilegious here: you are a precious person made in the image of God and He doesn’t want you wasting any of your time down here.

I say “worthy of you” because I run into so many people whose only vision seems to be working at fast food or some other minimum wage jobs. And I’m not talking about young people just getting started in the workforce. Every day, I run into people my age, in my town, whom I worked with after high school, in various fast food restaurants. And they are still working there today!

No, not as a cashier, but as an assistant of some sort. Yet they aren’t making any serious money at McDonalds, years later. And I want to shake them and ask them, “Is this really all you want out of life?” I mean, they just never move up and on.

In case no one told you, God doesn’t give out dull, mediocre dreams.

God gives us fantastic, awe-inspiring dreams.

And most people have forgotten what they used to dream about!

I think that is because, most people get older, and in their “wisdom”  begin to discount their dream as impractical.

Yet, that very dream that you had, in the very beginning, probably wasn’t practical at all! It most likely was bigger than you, and seemed unachievable.

So before we go into how to make your dream happen, let’s find out a few things about your dream.

Now, I’d like you to take moment to seriously reflect on your original dream. Relax for a moment and let yourself go back in your mind to the first really really big dream you ever had.

Ok, like the biggest one ever.

Now, what happened to that dream? Are you back now to the biggest dream you have ever had? I hope you are. Because we are going to be talking later about how to actionably get there, to your dream.

Now, write down your dream.

Spend all day thinking about it, even if it seems ridiculous.

How do I know my dream is a good dream?

I think when people ask me this, what they really are saying is, How do I know that my dream is worthy of me?

See you are an awesome, fully loaded person who is capable of getting heavenly downloads.

You’ve been made in God’s image, and He is awesome! As an awesome individual, you really need to run your dream through some filters to see if it’s a dream that is worthy of you. Here are the questions you need to ask yourself

  1.  Is this dream bigger than me?  In other words, is this a dream that is going to challenge, inspire and push you? If your dream is too easy, it may be better classified as a goal.
  2. Am I willing to commit my whole life to this dream?  If your dream is having a mansion on the hill, are you willing to devote your whole life to that? Only you can decide.
  3. Is this dream going to help others?  You have been designed by your creator to solve someone’s problem, and to be a blessing to your fellow man. If your dream doesn’t do this, you won’t feel fulfilled.
  4. Have I asked my Creator about this dream (and really listened……)
  5. Do I even like this dream.  See, some people (ok, alot of them) grow up thinking that they are supposed to want to be wealthy. And believe me, I am all for that. But they make wealth their dream. Money isn’t really want you want, it’s what money can buy that enriches us. We’ve all heard of the hermit who died and left a million dollars in his ratty mattress. What was he saving for? Rather than viewing money as a tool to purchase things to enrich his life and others, it’s purpose had become meaningless; Money had become an idol to him.
  6. Will this dream make me happy, and satisfy me?  If this dream doesn’t make your heart sing at the thought of coming true, then it’s not the one. And if you don’t know your Creator, NO dream will make you feel happy. All of us have a God shaped hole that no dream can fill, only He can

Jesus,  come in my heart and fill my God shaped hole.

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The Beauty of being ethical

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A long time ago, there was a wise King who went into one of the provinces of his village.

“I am looking for a child to raise as my own” he declared. “The one I choose shall have the finest of everything”.  Then, he distributed flower pots among the village’s orphan children

“I want each of you children to do your very best at raising a healthy plant. Each pot contains one flower seed. Water well, and tend to what you’ve been given. I will return to judge your work,  and to pick which one of you who shall be my heir.”

At the end of forty days, the king did indeed return, along with the Queen. Child after child presented him glorious blooms and scented flowers. But one small child, with a quavering chin, stood silently at the back of the crowd.

The king swiftly noticed him, and pulled him forward.

“Child,” said the king. “Whatever in the world is wrong with your plant?”

Swiftly, the queen joined the child, held the plant up over her head and declared that this was indeed the most beautiful plant in the group.

“Why dear,” the King protested. “This plant is nothing but a weed.”

The queen picked up the hysterical child, dried his tears and proclaimed, “But darling, did we not agree I could have the final say?”

So, the king relented, the child joined them on the trip home, and the beloved weed plant was prominently displayed as “Queen Anne’s Lace”

It wasn’t until years later that the Queen revealed the truth of the test, to her son, as he was ready to venture into the world.

“My son,” she told him “I would like to tell you the story of why I chose you above all others to be my son”

“Was it my mournful look, and the sorrow you felt for me? ”

“No, my son”

“Was it my dashing good looks, Mother?” he teased playfully

“No, my son, though you are beautiful.”

Handsome, Mother”

“Of course, my son.”

“Seriously though, Mum, why did you choose me? My plant really was a weed you know…my science teacher told me.”

“Son, no one knows this story but you and I. As I looked out of my window that week, I observed some ruffians stealing and being cruel. I was reluctant to take a village urchin as a son lest some brute enter my castle. The night before the big test, I boiled each of the flower seeds that the gardener collected, and then returned them tidily to his workshop. Yours was the only plant that truly grew out of honesty, not deceit.”

Did it ever occur to you that your heavenly father, who knows it all, has a way of advancing you past less honest and ethical marketers?

He sure does.

In my series “financial prosperity in 2017” I offer a collection of spiritual truths that can ethically advance you in the year 2017.

 

If you’d like to learn more about putting the divine into your financial life of ethics, biz-book  I invite you to download this free ebook, on “doing business by the Spirit”.

Here’s to playing by rules that work!

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How to Achieve the Miraculous in your life

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Positioning yourself for greatness

Before you can achieve anything great or miraculous, you must position yourself to receive it. But you can only do this when
you believe that the thing are you are believing for is God’s will for you and
you believe that God can help you achieve these things.

Positioning yourself for favor

We can’t expect to receive God’s favor if we are not living a righteous life.
Psa 5:12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.

Trust is the key to positioning yourself for favor. Listen to what the scriptures say concerning this

Isa 57:13

When thou criest, let thy companies deliver thee; but the wind shall carry them all away; vanity shall take them: but he that putteth his trust in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain;

Believing and receiving

With everything I just wrote about getting favor in your life, you might think that it all boils down to a series of formulas which need to be perfccted. But how about this one: Why not try simply asking your Father in Heaven to bless your business? Most of us have heard of this verse: Ask and it shall be given. Is it really that simple? Can I really ask God to bless my business? Consider this verse:

1Ch 4:10

And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested.

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Fruitfulness in the work place

Would you like to experience fruitfulness in every part of your life?

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I have found that while most believers truly believe that they should bear fruit in their spiritual life and even in their earthly relationships, they struggle with the idea that the their Heavenly Father is pleased when they experience increase in their business.

And that puzzles me, because the Bible has so much to say about this topic.

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Prosperity is spiritual, material, and physical

1 Corinthians 16:2 | Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

Zechariah 8:12 | For the seed shall be prosperous; the vine shall give her fruit, and the ground shall give her increase, and the heavens shall give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all these things.

It’s God’s will for you to prosper:

3 John 1:2 | Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

Psalms 118:25 | Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.

Meditating on God’s word is important

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Psalm 1:1-3 |Blessed [is] the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
2 But his delight [is] in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. NOTE: It doesn’t say that if you buy my internet marketing program you shall prosper. It says if you meditate in God’s word, then everything you do will succeed.

Meditation prepares us to keep God’s word

Joshua 1:8 | This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

Keeping God’s law is the first step to prosperity

Deuteronomy 29:9| Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.

Joshua 1:7 |Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.

1 Kings 2:3| And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself:

1 Chronicles 22:13| Then shalt thou prosper, if thou takest heed to fulfil the statutes and judgments which the LORD charged Moses with concerning Israel: be strong, and of good courage; dread not, nor be dismayed.

These people prospered because the LORD was with them

2 Kings 18:7 | And the LORD was with him; and he prospered whithersoever he went forth: and he rebelled against the king of Assyria, and served him not.

1 Chronicles 22:11 | Now, my son, the LORD be with thee; and prosper thou, and build the house of the LORD thy God, as he hath said of thee.

Solomon prospered when he was in his position of authority

1 Chronicles 29:23 | Then Solomon sat on the throne of the LORD as king instead of David his father, and prospered; and all Israel obeyed him.

We also must recognize TRUE spiritual authority (authority that God has approved of and confirmed to us as our authority…not authority that a man claims, pushes toward, or takes upon himself, but true godly authority)

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2 Chronicles 20:20| And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.

These are just some of the fundamentals of how to use spiritual principles in your finances.


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How to (finally) succeed at Internet Marketing

The biggest mistake in online marketing

We’ve all heard about the person who thought that they were on the right road, only to realize, miles later, that they had taken a wrong turn.

I would like to tell you that that’s what happens to most online marketers; oh, if only it were that simple!

Instead, the parable that most closely describes the average online marketer is not as simple as that. It’s more like someone who got on a wrong boat and not only did they get on the wrong boat but they were headed in the opposite direction of where they were going.

No wait. It’s more like someone who picked the wrong destination for what they were looking for.

See,  here’s what’s really going on with internet marketers:

Most marketers focus on the wrong thing entirely. And some of them don’t even know what they are looking for.

“Some Internet Marketers don’t even know what they are looking for”

 

girl with bag and binocularThe end goal in online marketing is to make a profit. It’s not to get “likes” on facebook, it’s not to get number one on Google. It’s not even to have a great website. And it’s not even to make sales, because if you sell a product that costs more to advertise than what you make in sales, then you haven’t made a profit.

Everything you do online has one goal in mind….the profit you make.

I’m not saying that ethics aren’t important. And I’m not suggesting that you shouldn’t pick an industry that can help people. But at the end of the day, you need to ask yourself…is this going to make me any real money?

If what you are doing online isn’t making you any money, then it could be that you are in the wrong industry selling the wrong product. Or, it could just be that you are marketing it all wrong.

In my internet marketing program, I show you how to make money.

Yes, we have a game plan. And yes, the program is relational in nature, meaning you care about people and you don’t burn them.

But that’s not what my students are looking for…they are looking for how to make real money online.

And that’s exactly what you’ll learn. Check it out

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What most Marketer’s really want

 

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What is Content Marketing

How content marketing is different from selling online

Content marketing is what happens when someone makes a website and runs ads off it. There is so much good quality content that the traffic to that website is enormous.

An example of this is an online encyclopedia like Brittanica.com. Of course, an encyclopedia as an example is a no brainer; everyone reading this article knows how an online encyclopedia is a content site. But most of  you reading this don’t have the staff or money to hire enough writers, researchers, and educators to contribute the quality material you would need in order to build an online encyclopedia.

So, let’s use the content site “About.com” as an example. In the early days of “the net”, someone was smart enough to grab the domain name About.Com.  You see the genius in such a name; everyone and their brother are searching for information online “about” something or other. This website was certain to show up in the search rankings multiple times. In time, About.com developed a reputation of being a “go to” website for information “about” anything.

And today, About.com has hundreds of contributors and dozens of advertisers.

But here’s the thing: About.com isn’t selling anything. It’s a content website.

So how does a website like about.com or Brittanica.com make any money? Simple: Advertisers are always looking for a high traffic portal to place their ads on. More visitors to a website means more clicks on those ads

To put it simply,

“Content websites make money off of the advertising space they sell”.

That’s it.

I don’t talk too much about content marketing because it doesn’t tie in with the theme of this blog….which is, “How to Sell Anything online”.

And I also back off from the topic because there are so many bad, unethical ways to make money without selling a viable product…and I tend to shy away from teaching people something they could abuse.

But I want you to know, there actually are other ways to make money online other than selling online—and ethically, at that.

(Now, to be fair, if you are a content marketer, you actually are selling something—you are selling ad space—but I think you get my point).

In my new tutorial “How to make money online without selling anything” I cover just that…ways that you can make a great income online without ever selling anything to your visitors (you can claim that here):

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Where’s God?

Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:

  On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:

But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

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How to go the distance

How to go the distance.

As you proceed in your online ventures, there are going to be times when you just need to pump your self up a little bit. Here are some tips that   have become my “go juice” if you will.

  1. Put on your thinking cap. Yes, every morning, I have a serious brainstorming session where I go over my business and meticulously ask myself “Are there gaps?”. Then, I fill those gaps. Seomtimes, the gaps take several days, sometimes longer, but I put them on the list and schedule a time to work them
  2. The everyday same old. Alright this just means the ho hum, everyday details that need to be done. I spice that up after I schedule a time for each of those. Maybe I hang the necessary tasks one by one from the ceiling, written on a note card.  Maybe I write it on the mirror in lipstick so it will haunt me the next morning, if I know I’ll put that task off. I might spell it out by using cheerios as letters  if I really want to get my attention (I have found this to be very effective for my teenagers).
  3. Having said all this, I bring you to my next point which is..”It doesn’t have to be fun…it just has to get done”. What I mean is, I take those tasks and I just…do them. Even if there’s no time to make it look pretty on paper (or table, hanging from ceiling…whatever)
  4. Withdraw and analyze. At the end of the day, I go over my business one more time. And that’s really the secret to my success. I am diligent.

The inspiration Station

Today I want to talk to you about the “inspiration station” of your mind.

Your mind is a wonderful thing, but like any good thing, it can be misused.

Are you using your mind to think self-defeating thoughts? Do you imagine negative scenarios that may occur if everything doesn’t quite work out?

 “And another thing…”

Have you ever found yourself wondering what it could be like to go back into a conversation you had with an adversary, and to change the script? Maybe the argument would have gone better if we would have said  this in response to that thing they said. I think we all have done that, and that, my friend, is called “changing the script”.

So why do we do this? Well, there is something within all of us that seeks resolution and closure. We earnestly want to go back and make the situation (such as, a discussion) go in our favor. That’s why we do so much “script writing” (or rewriting if you will) in our heads.

All creative people do this and if you are one of them, I have an exercise for you.
Instead of rewriting the script of your past, begin writing your script of tomorrow.
The next time you find yourself absentmindedly talking to the person from the past who is no longer there. or thinking about what thing you could have done differently in life, fast- forward to the future (rather than the past) and write your script.

This is a very powerful exercise because your spirit hears what your mind is saying, and your mind hears what your mouth says.

“I declare!

Walk around the room and declare what you would like for your life to be like in ten years, but speak it as though it has happened.

This is called making a faith declaration and it’s not voodoo, magic or witchcraft my friend…it is absolutely spiritual PROVIDED that what you are declaring is a truly God given dream, or a good and proper desire that falls under the umbrella of “if God wills”.

As you take this faith walk, you will be amazed at what comes out of your mouth.

Words have power, so be careful not to speak out anything you don’t want to have happen. Be sure to “think big” and to talk faith, not doubt.

If you are unsure about this, I challenge you to read these scriptures and see if you think they apply.
Then take your faith and walk and pay close attention to any details God provides while you “speak out” His will.