Father, I come before you in the name of your son, Jesus Christ. Lord, you know all things. They are all before you like an open book. Who can hide their heart from your presence and your eye? The deeds of the most clever men are exposed before you. Your omniscience knows know bounds - and if it were not for grace, I would be of all men most terrified. But there is grace, abounding and glorious, poured out upon the weakest of men, and abounding to your glory.
Father, I praise you and I worship you; I thank you for all that you are and all that have done. There is no one like you in Heavens and on the Earth or under the earth. You are the King and there is no other. You are Savior and you share your glory with no one. Father, this day you know me and my great need of grace. Why am I here except that you called the weakest among men, the most ignoble among brothers, and that by your grace, often times, the lesser teaches the greater? That is always my case and I praise you. I worship you. Father, help us today, to the wind with eloquence, to hell with brilliant intellect, Father. Let the truth go forward. Let me be changed that the state of your church be more glorious. I pray for grace upon grace and mercy upon mercy for myself and for those who read my blog. Help us, Oh God, and we will be helped; and we will boast in that help in Jesus' Name. AMEN!!!

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Thinking Like An Original 2018

Your mind can do more than your body. Why give so much attention to what you can do with your body and so little to what you can do with your mind? This is very counter-intuitive, but this is how advancements in society and advancements in personal growth are made.
If you want to be different, you have to think different. If you want to be more than a cog in a wheel, you need to be different.
The world needs originals. Originals who produce value. Originals who bring out our better nature. Originals who connect us with something bigger than ourselves.
The great originals of the ages didn’t labor or merely take orders. They thought. They dared. They peeked behind the curtain and told us what they saw. We go to school primarily to learn how to be good workers, not good thinkers.
You have to fight conventional wisdom and social pressure if you want to be your true self and follow your true purpose. You have to check your ego at the door — not worrying about what people think about you.It’s not easy, but it’s necessary. 
This doesn’t mean we should shun all social constructs. Many of them are good. But there is much to shun.