It Takes Courage

As we are getting near the end of the year and start thinking about next year, here is another post in the God’s Plan for Us series. You have unique talents and abilities. Every ability and potential power you have was given by God for a purpose. All it takes is the courage to dream and the courage to plan.

Step Ahead

4f39d-top-10-tallest-mountains-annapurnaI received an email a while back from a friend and in this email was a story of a lady who had started a long time ago to plant one daffodil at a time in a field. Now the field is covered with beautiful yellow daffodils. This story points out that if you start something positive even if it’s small, over time you will build something of beauty. Mark Twain said one time, “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore – Dream – Discover.”

You have unique talents and abilities. Every ability and potential power you have was given for a purpose. All it takes is the courage to dream and the courage to set goals. Simply going after your…

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About Mark Shields

Mark volunteers as a member of the media ministry team at his church. A few years ago, he started an on-line Bible study guide called “This Day with God Devotional”. He uses this as a tool in his journey through the Bible. We live in a very busy world with busy schedules so this tool has helped him continue with daily Bible reading and study. Each of the studies are designed to help apply our faith in the work place, at school, or at home. Join him on this journey or check in every so often to read his thoughts.
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