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You Have the Right to Remain Silent

No need to keep talking about it. Just be about it.
Sometimes when I watch two athletes, I tend to favor the one who remains quiet. Typically big mouth people are fun to watch because they're entertaining, but it's something about that cool, calm, and collected one I like studying. And like athletes, I like watching those National Geographic shows about tigers who sit back and watch their prey. Those tigers are always so patient. They just chill, knowing confidently where their next meal is coming from. No fan fare, no huge roar to let every animal know what's about to happen. Because if the premature big roar happens too soon then that prey will be gone in sixty seconds. So tigers know exactly what to do. They're just doing what they have to do to get what's coming to them. That's attractive to me. I can watch those tiger shows forever. Sometimes I'll just YouTube them and study their character, study their leadership.

It all reminds me of God's blessings. As we continue doing our thing, staying in our anointed (special God-given area) and remain silent about it, then God will do what it is He said He would do. What am I saying? I'm saying we don't have to brag, boast or jump up and down to be seen. Just like that strong confident athlete and tiger, all we have to do is be silent and wait. Our win and hearty meal will come, because God's word doesn't come back void or empty.

How do I know? Because, just as Moses told the Israelites who feared the Egyptians, "the Lord will fight for us and all we have to do is be silent (Exodus 14:14), there is no need to worry or fear. Thus, these words apply in many situations as we stay focused, stay motivated, and remain silent. And when that happens, God will make our voices loud without us saying one word.


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