"The seed, the acorn, the pine cone, the pumpkin seed all of them are the same thing - a blueprint. They are not the entire substance of the tree. All on their own, they cannot produce a tree. They need something else. A seed needs nutrient rich, moisture filled, deep and solid soil." J Loren Norris
WHERE IS ALL THE POTENTIAL STORED?
The acorn is a seed. It is not a giraffe seed, not an elephant seed, not an airplane seed it is an oak tree seed. Do you know what comes from an acorn? An oak tree. Nothing else can come from an oak tree. You know what comes from a pine cone? Not an oak tree! Only a pine tree!
Did you know that an acorn or a pine cone left on the road side will become nothing? Seriously it will decay, rot or be eaten by a squirrel but left on a hard surface without water it will wither up and blow away into nothing.
The seed, the acorn, the pine cone, the pumpkin seed all of them are the same thing - a blueprint. They are not the entire substance of the tree. All on their own, they cannot produce a tree. They need something else. A seed needs nutrient rich, moisture filled, deep and solid soil.
Here’s a leadership rule for you. IDEAS ARE SEEDS!! You may have a million of them in your head. They are seeds, blueprints of greatness which like any other seed need a place to germinate, gather nutrients, take on mass and become something of significant substance.
If you want the dreams, goals and visions in your life to become strong enough to hold onto in a storm, build a place in you for them to grow.
BTW, in certain religious ideologies the declaration “ashes to ashes, dust to dust, from the dirt you were made, to the dirt you return” is part of the farewell message to the dearly departed. YOU ARE THE SOIL - the best place for a seed to grow from blueprint to full grown tree... ITS IN YOU!
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Insuperable Vision Workshop - Audio Download
Insuperable Vision Workshop - Audio Download with worksheets
Day after day I meet people who are struggling just to make ends meet. They are adrift in this vast sea of humanity holding on to their job, their family, their home, and their car with all they've got. They see their life experiences and education as the last hope to find their purpose and identity. They gather, fill and stuff all the money they can into every opportune investment. Yet they are empty, frustrated, angry and just plain fed up.
We have all experienced that moment; when we find yourself stuck in traffic, yelling at random strangers to do what they wish they could... but can't... GO!
The idea that life can be better than it is today is like the flame of a candle fighting for all its worth to stand against the tempest.
We all want a better life.
Even when life is good, we want more.
That idea, that flame, is the hope that lives in the hearts and minds of all of us. Should that flame be extinguished, hope itself may well go with it. It is the rut of hopelessness that traps many would be shining stars and buries that glow from the sight of the world. It is the rut of hopelessness that extinguishes that flame.
Lives that would have been a beacon to the wandering are lost at sea themselves. Inspirations of success that would have been the voices crying out to all who suffer are hidden away in their own stale lives, they cannot share who they are or what the world needs from them.
It is my passion to help you find your purpose. I want to see you become successful, but more than that to be free!
Without vision people perish.
Without vision, we seem to be lost, mind numb robots following the herd into the abyss that is everyday life. We do not live intentionally without a vision for our future. We do not live passionately without a vision for our future. We do not live productively without a vision for our future. We certainly cannot lead without a vision for our future and a vision for the future of those we lead.
This audio course will inspire and instruct you to create a vision which will become a significant driving force in your life.