Have you ever had a brilliant idea that just flopped? Oh good – it’s not just me then!
So … welcome to the club.
Okay – why do our “brilliant ideas” fail sometimes?
Well here are the top 3 reasons and what you can do about them …
Okay – so you’re in the middle of a famine. Almost no food to go around. Your family’s close to starvation. You have – ooh, about a half a bag of grain left. That’s all. Just enough to keep the family in bread for the next couple of weeks.
Either that … or enough to plant out part of your field with seed, in the hope that a few months down the track – if the rains come, just enough, not too much, at precisely the right time – you’ll have food galore. (That’s if the locusts don’t eat it all!)
As promised, all those who registered as subscribers to this blog by Sunday the 4th of March 2012 now have access to the sneak preview of my next book. But it is for subscribers only so when you download it, you will need to enter the password I emailed you if you subscribed by the deadline.Read More
Some people may disagree with my analysis of our Honest Answers Poll Results – but it seems to me that the majority of God’s people are settling for second best when it comes to their relationship with Him. Why?Read More
This is the last in our current series of Honest Answers QUICK-POLLS looking at people’s intimacy with God. Very soon, we’ll be taking a look at the results – already some very interesting things emerging. I’ll be sharing my thoughts and I am really interested in what you have to say too …Read More
Have you ever said something that you’ve ended up regretting? Sure you have. Me too.
And once it’s out there, you just can’t take it back. Words … words are such powerful things. A good word costs so little, but yields so much. A bad word takes such little effort, yet can destroy a relationship that’s taken a lifetime to build.Read More
Have you ever been totally disheartened because you’ve stumbled and failed God? It’s a terrible feeling!
And what makes things worse is when we get the wrong idea about pleasing God …
… imagining that it’s something like winning at that addictive game Angry Birds. If you succeed at one level then it’s up to the next. The smarter we get, the more we hone our skills, the further we advance.Read More
At some point, we all get to feeling burnt out … like life’s passed us by. Doesn’t matter how successful we are or appear to be. It hits us all sometime. We look at all those smart, clever, brilliant people all around us and kind of figure that God must be done with us.Read More