Take the Lid Off

Take the Lid Off

Have you ever wondered what’s stopping you? I mean really sat down and asked yourself, “Why am I still thinking about my dreams but not pursuing them?” If you are anything like me, I’m sure you have. Of course you have made some headway and of course you aren’t where you used to be but somewhere down the line you stopped dreaming and daring to be great. Maybe you became a husband or wife or even a parent and life started to look a lot different. Maybe you finally landed that dream job, only to find that it wasn’t your dream at all. You searched and searched but eventually became tired of looking and settled. You allowed all of your dreams to stay inside the “Jar of Impossibilities”. However, on the inside you knew that you were keeping a lid on your gifts and abilities. Deep down you could sense the feeling of discontentment but you managed to ignore it. That is, until now. It’s a New Year and though many people will declare that the New Year does not change anything, the truth is, it has the ability to change everything. Just think if we treated the growth of children in the same way we do a New Year. In fact, if a child stayed the same from age 5 to age 16 we would classify that as a disability. This is said to be true in our lives as well. If we remain at the same stage at age 18 as 32, something has taken place that has crippled us, stunting our growth. We were created to grow, to change,...