Don't Quit Just because the sun did not shine on you today. Just becausethe rain came and washed away your way. Just because you feel the fear stealing over you. Just because your feet are worn walking in weary shoes. Don't quit don't give in to the voice that tries to imprison you from within.
Tag: taking control
Plan, Prepare, Produce…Then What?
I hear messages from motivational speakers, on YouTube and other social media platforms espousing the importance of having a plan and executing that plan to be successful. But isn’t there more to this story? I recently saw the tagline from a company, Plan, prepare, produce and I thought this is great! Then I thought about it some more and thought, “something is missing here”. In the past, I have planned, prepared and produced but not everything was a success. So, maybe there is more here to consider.
Then I remembered something I had heard about the idea of distribution. If you plan to prepare and produce what is the next step? The answer is distribution. This is what was missing from the nicely packaged tagline that claimed to be the recipe for success but which lacked that vital ingredient. I have written a book and so I think of this based on that experience. I planned for that book, I prepared it and then produced it but if I had kept it to myself, without allowing others to access what I had produced then wouldn’t my efforts have been in vain? Yes, it would have!
As I said before distribution is the critical missing factor in this tagline. The Bible speaks to not hiding your light under a bushel, and if we do not distribute what we have produced we are hiding our light. We have produced something that will never be seen or shared or experienced by most. So we have the light, it is shining but in the wrong place. A place that guarantees limited exposure because we still have it stored somewhere impacting no one.
So what then? Yes, plan, prepare and produce but, we still have work to do. I would say the most important part of the entire process comes at this stage. We still have to get out there. We still have to get out there with confidence in what we have produced and find the hill we can stand on, where all can see us and our products, our light. But guess what? Too many people allow fear of the unknown and rejection to scare them and so they either never distribute or distribute right where they are and never try to go beyond the horizon and their comfort zone.
So, while you plan to prepare and produce, also plan for the distribution phase and what comes after that.
Let Go I heard from God last night - "you need to let go". Let go of the pain the hurts the disappointments that brought you so low. Leave the tears behind that made you blind to the possibilites you had not tried. Stop blaming yourself for being so weak. You were so what does it mean? Does it mean you can never rise that your dream dies because you were once unwise? "You need to move on" from the wasteland in your mind leave all those deadly sins behind grab that wick make your candle and shine.
Do you hear me?
Do you hear me? Hello! I am calling. Do you hear me? Can you see me? Do you know me? Look, I sat here mute, immobile, kneeling under your weight. Did that endear me to you? Look, I let you step all over me let you crush my spirit to dust. Still you don't see me? Do you hear me? I keep calling out to you. Should I sit here in my dispair? Please someone, anyone, make my way clear!
It’s Too Late?
It's Too Late? Where have the years gone and when did the wrinkles come home to roost? Lady, why did you settle for empty promises? Why did you settle under their thumb rejected and forlorn? Is it too late to smile again? to feel the sun on your face? Is it too late to leave the pain? Just have some fun? Is it too late to stop and fight even after your flight? Is it too late to be alive when death was your bedmate? It is too late? We will see...
April Rising April Rising like a Pheonix - No praying mantis. Lying dormant for too long I emerge like Aphrodite ready to pick my grapes. Better yet ready to release all the creative juice centered in my back. Though I am rooted in this spot I will bloom spread wide bold and in control of my destiny. Moveable I roam the ground grounded in search of my destiny. In the Nothern skys I reach for my growth to pick of the tree of life my new approach my destiny determined.
And So You Can
And So You Can Fit ambitious man and woman. And so you can, do what you set out to do. But know the going will be slow and no guru man can set your plans and lands before you. You see no one can set you up and make your dream dreams. Never outran yourself to fold somewhere on the a shelf in defeat and disbelief of your true potential. And so of course you can, find the wealth undefind by the world that would have you sell yourself.