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Today Matters

I'm reading John Maxwell's audiobook, Today Matters and as can be expected it has some great nuggets in it.

It has quick take-always. I love writings like that. Easy-breezy tidbits. Maxwell has many of them in this book. One of the book's reminders was what he called the secret of our success. He said it lies in what we do today and success and failure are a process. In other words it takes a while for either to happen and each one depends on what we do daily to cultivate them. How we use each plays into how we turn out. We're either getting closer to one or closer to the other. Which one does your daily routine point?

"Today's attitude gives me possibilities" (John Maxwell).

In the book he also talked about having a positive attitude and the importance of how it shapes our destiny. As you can surmise, being successful comes with a positive attitude, an optimistic outlook, and a faithful perceptive.

I will keep you posted as I read more. Just know that you have the power to control how you respond to the good and the bad. And you deserve the great things God has for you. Continue to trust Him. I often talk about that in my blog posts, because trusting in God is paramount. It consists of having a positive attitude about how God will work in our lives, which determines our successes and failures. You must believe the Lord will move in your life. Believe and start there. "Without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently (earnestly) seek him" (Hebrews 11:6). 
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