Have you ever known someone who seemed to have the Midas touch? Whether it’s athletic ability, musical talent, intelligence, or just pure charisma, it’s easy to identify people who seem to have been born with an extra measure of grace–they are “gifted” and often appear better than the rest of us. Dr. Cindy Trimm
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. These are powerful words given to us by Leo Buscaglia. In the most read book of all times we read about three groupings of spiritual gifts. These include the motivational - or personality -gifts; perceiving, exhorting, serving, teaching, giving, administrating, and having compassion. How fulfilled or frustrated you are depends on your use or neglect of your motivational gifts. Therefore, it's imperative (and enjoyable, too) to know which gifts you have been blessed with. You will discover great joy as you discover and claim the gifts that God has given you.
Can I tell you a secret?
Those people are just like you and me. The ONLY difference is they have found the internal drive to succeed and have learned how to sustain it.
Michael Jordan is considered the greatest basketball player ever. But he wasn’t born that way. His success comes from his concerted effort and devotion to his craft. Jordan said, “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to make that game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” He was unwilling to let setbacks or failures determine his destiny; he chose instead to get back up every time he fell.
Every person who succeeds in life does so by persevering in the face of adversity and by continually applying themselves to their vision. No one comes into this earth with talents and abilities fully functional, but instead they dedicate years of their lives to developing them.
God has given you amazing gifts; some gifts you may be aware of and some you may have yet to discover. It’s time to stop minimizing your potential through comparison and imagine the extraordinary possibilities of all you CAN be! Embracing your authentic self and understanding how God has empowered you are the first steps toward living in divine authority.
Today is the day you can begin to reclaim your power and authority! You don’t have to allow the enemy to determine the direction of your life one more day. You don’t have to stand by while the devil kills, steals, and destroys that which you hold most dear. I want to show you how to identify the subtle tricks the enemy has used against you to keep you going in circles and away from your true purpose and destiny.
In my Declare series, you will get a deeper revelation of the importance of your dominion and the role you have in exercising your authority and releasing your highest and fullest potential. If you are ready to take your life to the next level, the Declare series will show you how! God wants to change your world for GOOD! And He wants to use YOU to do it! Become the change agent the world so desperately needs–and let it begin with YOU declaring YOURSELF blessed!
Declaring God’s best over you today,
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About Cindy Trimm
A best-selling author, high impact teacher, and former senator, Dr. Trimm is a sought-after empowerment specialist, revolutionary thinker, and transformational leader. She has earned a distinguished reputation as a catalyst for change and voice of hope to the nations.
Listed among Ebony magazine’s Power 100 as the “top 100 doers and influencers in the world today,” Dr. Trimm is a featured speaker on the world’s largest platforms, a frequent guest on Christian broadcasting’s most popular TV and radio programs, and continually tops the National Bestsellers Lists.
Dr. Trimm combines her wealth of leadership expertise with her depth of spiritual understanding to reveal life-transforming messages that empower and inspire. Seasoned with humor, compassion, revelatory insight, and personal candor, Dr. Trimm opens minds and touches hearts with biblically-based principles of inner healing and personal empowerment.
Pulling on her background in government, education, psychology, and human development, Dr. Trimm translates hard-hitting spiritual insights into everyday language that empower individuals to transform their lives—helping change the path people take in search of meaning, dignity, purpose, and hope.