God is saying today, ” You need to get ready. Where you are is not permanent. I have explosive blessings coming your way. I will increase you beyond your salary. I will bless you beyond your normal income. I will suddenly change things in your life.”
However distant your dreams may seem, God is working things out, & today is an important part of that process.
God’s dream for your life-Rick Warren http://mommyspinterestblog.blogspot.com/2015/06/god-dream-for-your-life-rick-warren.html
God’s Purpose Is Greater Than Your Problems or Pain When we go through difficulties in life, the first thing we try to do is blame somebody else. But it doesn’t matter where your problem came from — God still has a purpose for it in your life. Even when you do stupid things, God can use it. Even when other people hurt you intentionally, he can use it. Even when the devil plans bad things for your life, God can bring good out of it. God’s purpose is greater than your problems and your pain. God has a plan! You need to look past the temporary pain and look instead at the long-term benefit in your life. Romans 5:3-4 says, “We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that … they help us learn to be patient. And patience develops strength of character in us and helps us trust God more each time we use it until finally our hope and faith are strong and steady” (TLB). What’s the purpose of your problems and difficulty? God wants you to learn something. Every storm is a school. Every trial is a teacher. Every experience is an education. Every difficulty is for your development. Most of us are slow learners. If you don’t learn something, God will bring it up again in your life. It will come back, because God is more interested in your character than he is in your comfort. He is more interested in seeing you become more like Christ than he is in making things easy for you. Some of you are facing a major difficulty right now. It may be an illness or guilt or a financial problem or strain in a relationship. Does God have a word for you while you’re going through your difficulty? Absolutely. God is saying to you, “Don’t give up. Grow up.” Fulfill the purpose of your difficulty — becoming more and more like the person he created you to be.
I asked God to take away my pain. God said “No.” It is not for me to take away, but you to give it up.
I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said “No.” Her spirit was whole, her body was only temporary.
I asked God to grant me patience. God said “No.” Patience is a by-product of tribulations; it is it isn’t granted, it is earned.
I asked God to give me happiness. God said “No.” I give you blessings. Happiness is up to you.
I asked God to spare me pain. God said “No.” Suffering draws you apart from worldly cares and brings you closer to me.
I asked God to make my spirit grow. God said “No.” You must grow on your own but, I will prune you to make you fruitful.
I ask God for all things that I might enjoy life. God said “No.” I will give you life so that you may enjoy all things.
I ask God to help me love others, as much as he loves me. God said “Ahhh, finally you have the idea.”