[especially] if the results you are realizing from what you’re already doing aren’t enough to be satisfying and fulfilling!” Amen!
The prophet Isaiah said: “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland…” (Isaiah 43:18-19)
What is your strategy for 2012? How do you plan to make a difference in your family, job and community? How will your church be stronger, more Christ-like, this year because you’ve been there? The danger is that you will adopt a personal default strategy for 2012, which is to do 2011 all over again. Right now you can determine to make a real difference in this new year but you have to be decisive and proactive. You cannot drift and hope for the best.
Bob Shank says, “Leadership is measured by initiative, which is the power or opportunity to take charge or action before others do.” The key is clear adds Shank. Your life next December will give evidence of the initiatives exercised by you during 2012. What new initiatives are you considering for this year of new opportunity?