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Reason #10 To Journal: Live An UNCOMMON Life (Dream BIG)

6 November 2009 2 Comments

“Randy is the greatest dreamer I have ever known!” – Virginia Morton

‘And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God, That I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your young men shall see visions, Your old men shall dream dreams‘ (Acts 2:17)
On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your ability to dream and thing BIG?
What would those closest to you say?

Journaling leads to an uncommon life.  Several people have told me I’m the biggest dreamer they’ve even known in their life and that’s not a daydreamer. For me, every day is full of adventure and wonder.

Why is that? Well, I attribute much of this to my habit of journaling. That’s the boiler room where my faith gets heated up. That’s where I see how the pieces of God’s puzzle fit together. That’s where I discover who to contact and who not to. That’s where uncommon ideas are birthed.

So many exciting things happen to me on a daily and weekly basis that I often tell people I feel like I have the lead role in an Indiana Jones movie. When I told one of my web workers in June 2008 “It’s a good thing you’re catching me on an off-day,” he responded by saying”You don’t ever have an off-day.”

Now let me reassure you, I have plenty of days that don’t go the way I would have scripted them. However, as I’ve seen God do one miracle after another, I’ve come to believe that all things really are possible with God.

By writing down my God stories as they’re happening, I see how things are related. And as I share these stories, that speaks life into other people’s lives, which in turn leads to more and growing stories. By being transparent, God’s rivers of water flow through me into other people’s lives. And the same can and will happen to you if you let it.

Because I’m in alignment with my assignment, I wake up with passion every day. I also sleep well knowing God’s in charge of the universe, not me. Once again, the same can and will happen to you if you let it. God delights in using ordinary people to accomplish His extraordinary purposes.

Prayer Power
Heavenly Father, thank You for the UNCOMMON life you have blessed me with and how journaling has helped draw that out. Bless those who read this message to write down their God stories as they happen and then share those with others to allow Your rivers of living water to flow into many, many lives. Thank You Yeshua! Amen and hallelujah!

Blessings to live an UNCOMMON Life and Dream BIG!

Joseph PeckJoseph

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  • Ceidre said:

    Yes! Joseph!

    I do believe ‘all things are possible to those that believe’

    Transparency is what is needed in all of us. How does that happen by being truly converted and in an intimate relationship with our Father.

    My favourite author E G White says:

    “Let your cry be to God, Convert my inmost soul. Plead with God for the transforming power of His grace. Hold fast to your Saviour as did Jacob, until God shall not only reveal to you yourself but shall reveal to you Himself and you shall see in Jesus a strength and support, a brightness and power, you have never sensed and realised. Your soul’s salvation is in great peril, and now do not, I plead with you, deceive your own soul. If your faith perseveringly grasps the promises, you will prevail. This is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.

    As long as you are true to yourself, no adverse power of earth or hell will be able to destroy your peace or interrupt your communion with God. If you fear God you need not walk in uncertainty. If you please Him you will secure everything which your soul requires. The language of an eminent Christian was, “There is nothing in the universe I fear but that I shall not know all my duty, or shall fail to do it.”…….

    Stand up for Jesus, though it may require any sacrifice, any self-denial. Stand up for Jesus; anywhere, anywhere, stand up for Jesus. Do all your work as though you could see through the veil and God’s eye were directed full upon you, taking cognizance of eery action. He hath purchased you with His own blood, and when you need His help, call upon Him and you will have it. It is then Jesus will stand up for you.”

    Stay close to Jesus Joseph. He has a mighty work for you to do!


  • Dr. Joseph Peck (author) said:

    Hi Ceidre, Thank you for another inspirational comment. I greatly appreciate your regular encouragement. Transparency is crucial. I have never read anything by E. G. White, but your frequent quotes from him may change that. I couldn’t agree more to “Stand up for Jesus.” The great apostle Paul said, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes” (Romans 1:16a). Blessings to stand up for Jesus always! Joseph

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