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Embracing Your Gifts & Talents To Achieve Wealth!


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Along your life’s journey you may come to a place where you want more, a place where you have a feeling that life has more to offer than what you are currently experiencing. While in that place take the time to think about what you love, what you are good at and EMBRACE IT!

God has given us all gifts and talents, many of us more than one. It has taken me some time to figure out what I am good at, what things I do not mind doing and what things come to me naturally. These are the things I have decided to EMBRACE! These are my gifts and talents and I have the made to choice to pursue them! This is what will help me to achieve wealth! Often times we search high and low for the one thing that will make us successful, the one thing that will makes us rich when all long God has already placed those things on the inside of you! You no longer have to search for your niche, God has given you all you need to succeed!

Isn’t it funny how we always want more. If you have a small apartment you want a bigger one and when you get a bigger apartment you want a house. If you make 50 thousand dollars a year, you want 100 thousand and when you make 100 thousand dollars a year you want a Million! It is naturally in us to want more! Because we are wired this way all things are possible with God of course! We can live the lives we desire, we can have what we say and we can have wealth! After all this is what God has promised us!

The way we are going to reach our goals and live out our dreams is to EMBRACE what God has already done! We are always going to want more, but instead of focusing on the more EMBRACE the stage you are in right now, you will not be there long.  However, it is important to remember how far God has brought you and how far you are going to go! Stop searching for what has already been placed in your heart, you just have to put some action to it! God will be sure to do the rest! Start that new business, I know I am! 🙂 Take a leap of faith and follow the center of you! This journey is not always easy and the results are not instant but with endurance and patience you will get where God originally designed for you to be! In the words of a very smart/important person I know: “Just Jump! And Learn How To Unfold Your Wings And Fly As You Fall.”  God has you!

Happy Tuesday!

XOXO

JB

Achieving Your Dreams Is Worth The Sacrifice!!

Have you ever wondered why living your dream doesn’t come easy? Why does it take so long? Why can’t I live my dreams now? Why do I have to work so hard and give so much before my dream comes true? These are valid questions that every Dream Chaser asks, it is something within you that doesn’t want to give up until you are living your dream! This is because God made you for more, you were made to pursue the dreams and desires God has placed in your heart! You were made to fulfill your life’s purpose, be an example in the earth and make a difference in others lives by being true to your life’s journey! God has chosen you!

Sometimes it can take a while to realize what your purpose is or what you were made to do. It is important to discover what you are good at, what your gifts and talents are so that you can pursue them and ultimately live your dreams. Dream Chasing is not for the faint of heart, although the end result is always good the process to get there can be grueling! The purpose of the process is to teach you all the things you will need to know once you finally achieve your dream. The journey on the way there is the most valuable even though it may not seem that way now. With God by your side remember you can do what seems impossible and you can have all that God promised you!

The key to fueling your dreams is remembrance. Remember why you started to pursue your dreams in the first place, remember where you were when you started and remember how you got to the place you are in today! It may not be exactly where you want to be but the level of your life has progressed and increased! You are well on your way! Sacrificing is a part of the process! If you feel that you may have lost some things or people along the way God will return those things to you 100 fold! The people who are meant to be in your life will be and those that may have left this earth and are now in heaven are rooting for you just as much as  if they were here! So now it is up to you to continue going through the process, God will give you everything you need as long as you keep the faith! Continue to trust in God and His way and sooner than you think you will be living your dream!

I personally tell myself this and I will share it with you “Try Your Best To Enjoy The Journey To Your Dream”. Everything may not be exactly like you pictured it but I believe everything is for a purpose. If something is delayed, then it is for a reason, if one job offer didn’t work out that is for a reason. I am always trying my best to stay positive, optimistic and to know what God has for me is mine and no one person, thing or situation can change that! If you have some down time try to enjoy it, do something that you always wanted to do, try something new, read a new book, explore life! It is not just success we want, but what happens on the way there is what makes it all count!

Happy Hump Day! 🙂

XOXO,

JB

Let Your Light Shine!!!

Living in a world filled with more negativity than I have ever witnessed in my 31 years of life, I know the importance of promoting positivity. You do not have to be the richest person in the world or even be famous to promote positive vibes, it all starts with you. You can make a difference by smiling while walking down the street, giving some encouraging words or just being in good spirits. Giving off positivity causes you to get positivity back, it brings you closer to living your dreams and also gives you feelings of joy! I personally love to be around others that encourage me and give off good vibes all around them. Positivity can be contagious just like negativity, because I have a choice I am going to choose to LET MY LIGHT SHINE!!!

Being positive is not always easy, but it is worth it. Would you rather feel dark and gloomy all day or joyous and happy? Actions causes feelings, feelings can also cause actions! With so many people focusing on the negativity in their lives the world needs more people to become positive and do great things! Will you be one of those people? I know I will! We all have something special about us, God created us this way! We all have gifts, talents and desires that God places in our hearts. It is up to us to choose to pursue our gifts and use them in a positive way. That is your light! LET IT SHINE!! If you have a gift or talent that you are not pursuing in a positive way you are missing out. You shouldn’t let your light be dimmed or put out because of difficulties in the past or your current dead end job! You have to make executive decisions for your life! Choose to be great!!

When you LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE, you inspire, encourage and help others to find their light! If we can come together, find our lights and what makes us unique in this world we can cause others to do the same! Love and positivity can spread just as quickly as negativity does! But it has to start with us! It cannot start with judging others, or telling people how they can get their lives together! But it begins with one positive person that is SHINING THEIR LIGHT! So let that positive person be you! Live the best life you can live, you only get one! LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE in your life and help others by encouraging them along the way! And watch how your life changes for the better from the inside out! Let’s Win Together!!

Happy Thursday! 🙂

XOXO,

JB

A Prosperous Mindset!

The most important thing that we can control is our thinking. How we think can cause our lives to be the best, set trends, develop great ideas and turn our dreams into reality. The way in which we think should always be positive, forward thinking and dream pursuing. If we allow negativity and the opinions of others to shape our thoughts this can have a great impact on our lives now in the present and the future.

I choose to have a Prosperous Mindset! When people think about prosperity it usually means they are talking about money, but money is not the key to happiness or fulfillment. Yes, we need money to live a prosperous life but it is not the only attribute needed, prosperity is much more than that! In previous blogs I have written about life fulfillment, all the aspects needed to live a full life with no voids. When I think of being prosperous that is what I am thinking of! A life with no voids, fulfilled in every area of my life! Now that is Prosperity! In order for us to achieve living a life of prosperity we  must have a Prosperous Mindset!

As humans thoughts flow through our heads freely by the minute, but we can control what thoughts we dwell on and which ones we choose not to. Life can have it’s difficult moments, we can become angry or sad but even in those moments it is critical to try to think positively. I know from my own experience that no matter how much of a positive person you are foolish people who do foolish things will cross your path. It has happened to me more than you would think. But it is how we handle these situations that allow us to continue to think in a Prosperous way! For example some people may think a bad thought and say to themselves, “What Would Jesus Do?” It is always a good thing to question your bad thoughts. God made us with a conscious, He created us to know what the difference is between right and wrong. This is why if you make a mistake or do something wrong you instantly feel remorse. This is not something that has to be taught, He created us this way. God also created us with the freedom to choose for ourselves! The choice is always ours, so therefore we have the power to change and renew our thinking so that it positively affects our lives!

A saying that we have all heard “Sky Is The Limit” is not just a saying it is a Prosperous Mindset! Your thoughts are where dreams are created, ideas are made and choices are decided. God says we can have what we say and before we say things we definitely think them! So make it a point to pay attention to your thinking and if your mindset is anything other than positive or prosperous you should renew your thinking and watch how your life increases! We naturally attract what we think about! With a Prosperous Mindset your dreams will be your reality!

Happy Thursday! 🙂

XOXO

JB

 

Well Worth The Wait!

Have you ever dreamed of the day when every area of your life is in order? When everything falls into perfect alignment at the perfect time and you are finally where you want to be in life? The day when you are living out your dreams and life purpose!?! Well, I can definitely attest to that. I have had many visions of myself being successful, living out my dreams and being in a place of total happiness and I am finally here!  It was not easy getting to this place, along the way I have had trials, difficult times and opposition but with God I have overcame those struggles and He continues to increase my life to levels I have only thought about.

As we know “Life” is not easy, it comes with many moments, special moments, frustrating moments as well as experiences that teach us how to make better choices and help us to gain wisdom. Anything worth doing in life requires faith and some sort of unknown risk. Taking this risk does not guarantee a great outcome but with God as a partner He promises if we are to trust Him He will give us the best life! God has and is doing all that He promised to do! My life is not perfect but it is pretty great and this is all due to my partnership with God. My success did not come overnight, there were some things I needed to learn, people I needed to let go of and places I needed to go. As God led me to and through these life experiences He has provided all I needed to get me where I am today!

I had to be patient, be bold, be confident in knowing who God says that I am! That is my identity, it comes from Him! Once you know who you are and your life’s purpose you are definitely on the right track! Do not let people’s opinions lead you somewhere you are not supposed to be. Allow God to be your guide, to give you the patience that is needed to reach your goals and live the life you have always dreamed of! Let’s not forget this requires some work on your part as well. If you do all you can do God will work that much harder on your behalf! If you haven’t already, take the steps to live your best life with God! He is waiting on you! If you are already in partnership with God I encourage you to continue on that path and to never give up because sometimes it can feel like it is over. At times it has looked like it was over for me but that is when God showed up, showed out and did His best work!

As a result my life is fulfilled! God has provided everything that I need and filled every void! I am lacking in nothing! I will continue on this path, the journey to Divine Life! I am living it and you can too! Although God has promised us so many things I made a personal promise to Him. No matter how successful I become I will always keep God at the forefront of my life! As I keep God first I will have an attitude of thankfulness! Now that’s a MAJOR KEY! Stay focused on your journey, do not allow worldly issues and negativity to affect your life or cause you to get off the path! God is with you and He lives in you! Because of this you can live the life He has designed just for you!

 

Happy Sunday! 🙂

XOXO

JB

 

 

Always Trusting, Never Forgetting!

Every once in a while I am reminded that Trusting God has gotten me where I am today and will continue to get me through this wonderful blessing called life. Life can be hard, difficult, frustrating and sometimes overwhelming. In these hard moments I have to take a step back and remember how I’ve gotten this far. Doing this helps me to ask God for peace and strength when I feel I can’t take it anymore, so I can move forward instead of being stuck in a difficult place.  When I think back on my life thus far I know that without God’s help I wouldn’t be where I am and I try to never forget that.

These past few weeks with transitioning from 2016 to 2017 and also transitioning places in my career all while I had vacation plans has literally been non stop. From getting things together to making sure other people are doing their jobs that may have effected an area in my life, trying to do my best to make sure everything  goes smoothly. But of course everything did not go as smooth as I would have wanted it. I normally (unless I am under a lot of pressure) do not let small things bother me or disrupt my plans. So one thing happens and my reaction is that it is okay, instead I can do this. Another thing happens and I am still cool and calm, but about time the 6th or 7th thing goes wrong I am knocking on frustrations door!

I have to remember that some things are completely out of my control and that is where God steps in. I do not have to apologize to God for being  frustrated because He understands and hears my cry, but I do have to Trust that He has a solution for every problem. Once I am reminded to constantly depend on and Trust in God to help me, I am able to be at complete peace and worry free. Trusting God completely means not going over the what if’s in my mind, or torturing myself about what I could have done better. I made a decision to give all my worries to God and know in my heart He will provide all that I need. A solution for every problem!

In conclusion, although we have hectic times in our lives, a lot to do and things we worry about, just remember God’s got you! He has your Front, Back & Sides! He has you covered! All that you need, desire and hope for God is there! How God is there for you cannot be compared to your parents or even a best friend, He shows up and out for you just because He loves you in a way no human can ever love you! God is love! And He is always accessible to you at anytime for anything! No matter what life hands you always remember that!

Happy Sunday! 🙂

XOXO,

JB

Grab A Hold To Your Dreams & Don’t Let Go!

Have you ever had the feeling that your dreams are farfetched or unreachable? I know I have but once I learned and accepted my life’s purpose my perspective changed.  I became more open to ideas, differences and people. I became encouraged and inspired to do all I desired and to receive all that God has for me.  Doing this caused a big change not only in my life but also in my way of thinking. I now never doubt my dreams will come true or that anything is impossible. I know that I can not only have what I say but what I picture in my head. With God as my partner in this gift He gave called life I know that I am limitless and my dreams can, will and are becoming my reality.

I didn’t always think this way but I am now able to see the big picture. We have all heard the sayings: “Live, Laugh, Love”, Live Life To The Fullest”, and  “YOLO”. But what do these sayings really mean to you? Do you believe you can actually have the life you dream of? Are you open to the challenges, people that are put on your path to help you and the ambition it takes to get there? Yes, God is great and He can do anything but He requires us to do our part. The truth is with this special partnership you can do and have all you dream of! Is that awesome or nah?

The most important part of living your dreams is to commit to holding on to them, pursuing them and believing that no matter what may come your way or what people say you can live your best life. Let’s keep in mind we only have one! So let’s do it right! The time is now, no more waiting until Monday or next year, prepare, plan, study, pray, have faith and above all believe! While doing this I am sure you will touch lives, encourage others and inspire those who may think their dreams are impossible! As a wise person once told me “Just get it done, You have to!”

Say Aloud: “My dreams are my reality!” You can have what you say!

Now Go Get Started, Your Dreams Are Waiting On You!

Happy Thursday! 🙂

XOXO

JB