Do You Have a Vision?

Written by by Daniel N. Brown

You must absolutely have a vision, or a dream, for your life.Your dream is what will cause you to jump out of bed inrepparttar morning instead of waking up with anxiety or dread forrepparttar 141610 day ahead.

Personally, when I first wake up, I immediately begin to focus on my dream. If I don't, I find it very easy to become discouraged and start complaining about things. This is definately no way to start your day!

You will never be at your best if you don't have a dream because you were born to dream. Proverbs 29:18 says that "Without a visionrepparttar 141611 people perish."

So many people without a dream will get out of bed tomorrow and dorepparttar 141612 same thing they did yesterday. Doingrepparttar 141613 same work, seeingrepparttar 141614 same people, and complaining aboutrepparttar 141615 same things. And thenrepparttar 141616 next day,repparttar 141617 cycle repeats itself. Day after day, week after week, year after year, and all of a sudden life is over.

I believe that inside of each person there is a God-given dream and that dream is meant to come true! God is a dreamer and He has created us in His image and withrepparttar 141618 ability to dream. God is also a creator and He has given usrepparttar 141619 ability to create (not onrepparttar 141620 same level of course, because He alone is God).

In order to live an abundant and prosperous life we are to use our ability to dream as a focal point, as we take action by implimentingrepparttar 141621 ideas God has given us.

I believe God gives everyone ideas, but why are some people not pursuing thier dreams? My theory is they may have had thier hopes and dreams crushed too many times so that now they are fearful of dreaming any more. They have just adopted this attitude that this is as good as it's ever gonna get, so let's just accept it.

Your Attitude Determines Your Future

Written by Daniel N. Brown

Do you have a glad heart? Or, do you consistently worry?

Do you realize you are creating your future byrepparttar very attitude you posses?

Take a look at Proverbs 15:15. The Amplified Bible says it this way, “Allrepparttar 141609 days ofrepparttar 141610 desponding afflicted are made evil (by anxious thoughts and foreboding), but he who has a glad heart has a continual feast (regardless of circumstances).”

We have an “either - or” situation here. Have a glad heart and a continual feast, or have your days made evil by “stinking thinking.” It’s all an attitude.

Your attitude is supported by your beliefs and your beliefs are vital to your success or failure in life. Jesus said, “As you have believed, let it be done unto you” (Matthew 8:13).

Whatever emotion you experience at any given time is supported by a particular belief. If you are experiencing joy, there is an underlying belief that supports that emotion. If you are experiencing discouragement, there is an underlying belief supporting that too.

If you know God is taking care of you and watching out for your best interest, then relax. Have a glad heart and know He is in control, forrepparttar 141611 peace of God surpasses all understanding (Phil 4:7).

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