ORDER. Biology teaches us that creativity starts with the brain. The brain controls EVERYTHING: our movements, emotions, coordination, balance, and memory. The Word teaches us to “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and all His righteousness and all things will be added unto you.” This is Matthew 6:33. It took me a while to really understand what this piece of scripture meant. I always wondered how to get to the Kingdom. Where does it reside? When can I acquire it? I’ve since learned that the gift rests inside each one of us. That to seek “the Kingdom” is to be in an active and constant pursuit of a calling. Understand that I’m not here to beat you with the Bible today. Rather, I think when we have no choice is when we completely make ourselves vulnerable to this seeking process. Why? Well perhaps it is because this “place” controls our heart AND our brain. Perhaps it is the place where ideas are born AND developed. Perhaps it is also the place that kicks into gear when we feel the pressure. Take for example this Great Recession we find ourselves climbing out of. It is times like this when some of the world’s greatest entrepreneurs are born because many of us have no choice but to execute our most cherished ideas in the face of job loss and income changes.
The DDR: All of us have a calling on our life. God has created a lane for each and every one of us, and it is our job to stay in it as we constantly go after our dreams. I read yesterday that, “the moment you limit your thoughts, you limit your capabilities!” What do you really want for your life? Are you standing in your own way? We can’t stop preparing our business plans. We can’t doubt our skills, abilities, and creative juices. Remember today that “You can do ANYTHING you set your mind to. And if you believe it, you are capable.” All you have to do is seek the Kingdom that rests inside your heart. Transfer it to your brain through constant faith and believe you can do it. Your thoughts influence your actions and your actions influence your behavior. So, THINK it, BELIEVE it, and ACT on it. You will be AMAZED at the results. Stay UP and keep SEEKING your Kingdom. For it is one of God’s greatest gifts to do so!!