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So Alive Inside!

Issue 8

Tag! You're IT!
3 Keys to Taking Control of Your Dreams

Are you a dreamer? Do you have a desire to do something great with your life? Do you have unique talents and gifts that you long to share with others? If so, then take your index finger right now, point it at your chest and boldly say "Tag! You're IT!"

That's right! You're it! You are responsible for making those dreams come true. No one else is going to do it for you. Not your boss, your co-worker, wife, husband, father, pastor or friend. You, and you alone are responsible for making your God-given dreams a reality.

Too many of us surrender our dreams to others, chance or the direction of a passing wind. For some reason, we are trained to think that dreams just somehow happen or that they can only happen if someone takes us under their wing and guides us on to our ultimate destiny.

Yet, the bible itself is power-packed with verses that tell us that we indeed have the power and the ability to do our dreams. It holds us completely accountable for what we have been given and it reassures us that God himself is enough. He will accomplish his dream in us if we just believe.

Self-help and success books are constantly prodding us to believe this truth. Titles like "Take Control of Your Life!","If It's Going to Be, It's Up to Me!" and "The Power of Believing" are just a few of the wonderful books on the market that support us in making our dreams a reality.

Nothing is going to happen if we do not take the initiative to make it happen. Here are 3 keys you can apply today to taking control of your destiny and dreams.

1) Stop whining and start working!
If you find yourself whining about the fact that your dreams are just not happening or that no one is taking you under their wing and guiding you to success - stop it! Remember, the cure for "E"motion is in the word itself. Drop the "E" and you find the answer - "motion" Motion, is always the key to dealing with emotion.

2) Believe and receive!
Start believing that you are capable of making your dreams a reality. If you feel small and weak, don't worry. Your belief should not lie in your own strength but in God's power working in you. As you believe, you will receive direction, guidance, peace and ultimately the realization of your dreams.

3) Be dynamic and different. Realize that making a decision to do your dreams automatically puts you in a minority. Like it or not, you are different! Most people live a "settle for" life but you have chosen excellence. Therefore, you can expect to receive some flak. Being dynamic in your attitude and vision helps you rise above the norm. It is the key to keeping you "up" in a "down" world.

Take control of your life and dreams today and you are well on your way to living life "So Alive Inside!"


Recent Happenings

This past month has been a month of new discoveries and growth.

In ministry, I have come across some resources that were truly a God send. They have already been a tremendous help to me in building this ministry. I am excited about the possibilities and doors these resources will open for me!

I will be in the studio this Saturday recording again for my upcoming CD! Every part of this CD involves such intricate work, detail and care. It is truly a labour of love! The whole project is going to be awesome!

People from all over the world continue to come on board to receive this newsletter! It is so exciting to know that there is a common unity in human nature to excel and to live a life of happiness and fulfillment.

The articles I have out on the Internet have been getting into the hands of some pretty amazing people! The Internet definitely makes the world a small accessible place, which is fantastic!

Have a terrific June everyone! And remember, if you have a dream - "You're It!" You CAN make it happen!