If you are reading this, you are more than likely a visionary, and having a clear vision of your @Jerry Rice Womens Jersey future may leave you dissatisfied with status quo. Many of you know, beyond a shadow of doubt, that where you are going is far much better than where you are and where you’ve been. This is why you can never get distracted or discouraged by what you presently see. It can be very easy to look around where you are, and decide to compromise your full vision based on what you see in the moment. You have to be careful not to settle into a comfort zone and say to yourself, “this is good enough”.
Abram (later known as Abraham) was on his way from Ur to Canaan (the “promised land”), but @Jerry Rice Youth Jersey Genesis 11:31 states that he stops and settles in Haran. History teaches us that Haran is demographically similar to Ur; having the same industry, worshiping the same gods, and people living the same type of lifestyle. Here, essentially, Abram eased into a comfort zone; a different location but a familiar environment. He was willing to compromise the God-given vision for his life, based on what he was seeing in the moment, and not focusing on the endless possibilities of God’s promise in Canaan.
So my question to you is, where have you stopped? Where have you settled? If your reality does not match your vision, then you need to get up, shake yourself off, and get back to pushing. Never adjust your vision to what you see, because “(you) walk by faith, not by sight.” (2 Corinthians 5:7, KJV)
No matter the context, leadership and vision require faith. If you’re only going to deal in what is “safe” and “proven”, you are not a visionary leader; you’re a manager. While management has it’s place, nothing lasts forever. In other words, you have to see beyond current trends and begin to create trends. Look pass your current systems and establish new ones. Abandon convention and pioneer something unique. Whenever you try to make your vision fit the trends, or systems, or conventional thinking, you compromise your trajectory. In other words, you won’t get as far. When you allow yourself to be driven by only what’s in front of you, you will eventually stall on the road.
Abram, was only “halfway there”, but God wanted @Jerry Rice Kids Jersey to take him further. If you haven’t gotten there yet, keep pushing. If your vision makes you uncomfortable, so what?! If you are full of purpose, eventually your external reality must come subject to your internal vision. So be encouraged and keep pushing until you see what you’ve seen.
“That’s why we live with such good cheer. You won’t see us drooping our heads or dragging our feet! Cramped conditions here don’t get us down. They only remind us of the spacious living conditions ahead. It’s what we trust in but don’t yet see that keeps us going.” (2 Corinthians 5:6-7, The Message)
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