I remember when I first arrived in Phoenix almost two years ago, I was so excited and ready to begin anew that I couldn’t wait to get all my projects going. Of course the first one on the list was Sweaty Sexy Samba. Yes, I was going to get the whole valley sweaty and sexy. I remember making a huge propaganda about it every day to my co-workers.
A few months later, I finally launched it. Two months after, it was done! The reason: I was tired and after telling myself a bunch of lies, I gave up! In addition, I had put on a few pounds and I was really feeling sorry for myself.
I spent the whole entire year mind complaining and looking back at my past. There I was, gifted, talented, creative, sharp, beautiful and innovator, taking a beating from the lies in my mind. The lies that I am getting older and I missed a few opportunities. The lies of fear that it would not work. The lies that this city might not be open to my ideas. The lies of dependency.
Trust me, I really wanted to do a lot of great things. As a matter of fact, it was the year of so many new ideas, which none were executed. More and more pity.
What will it take? What to do? Where to go? The answer: to my knees!
I think Paul felt the same way:
I realized that apart from the Most High I can’t do nothing. So this year I will, with His help, begin one step at a time, until my tree bear much fruits. First thing on the list is to write more. I believe that I give when I write, and giving is one of the gifts I love the most.
What will you accomplish with the help of the Most High this year?