Today, I began thinking back on conversations I've had with friends, co-workers, speakers, authors, etc. as they got excited about something they wanted to do. Maybe it was start a class, do a video, or write an article or book. What've I've consistently noticed is there's a difference among those who do and those who don't complete what was discussed.
- They dream.
- They discuss.
- They sometimes plan.
Many stop right there.
Yet, where the rubber meets the road and the difference is made in bringing anything into realty is:
- They do.
- They take action.
"Be like the ant and see her ways and learn, for there is no harvest for her, And there is no ruler over her, neither anyone to drive her. And she prepares for herself her bread from the summer and she stores her food at harvest." Proverbs 6:6-8 (Aramaic Bible in Plain English)
In other words, the ant takes action. The ant is self-motivated to do what is needed to ensure she has food for winter. Instead of waiting for someone else to do it for her; waiting for everything to be perfect before beginning; letting anything and everything else become a distraction ... instead of just dreaming, talking, or planning ... the ant, one of God's smallest creatures, is smart enough to know the distance between dreaming and reality is called ACTION!
So, what have you been dreaming, talking, and planning to do? Close the distance. Today's the day to take action!