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Day 180: Go Forward!


Have you ever wondered how the Israeli could possibly keep going around the same mountain over and over, year- in- year- out for 40 good years?

The answer is simple: the mountain was the only thing they could see!

It was their only focus- so they just kept circling it!

This continued until God intervened, broke the jinx and changed their focus. He then gave them a new vision, fresh hopes and a brand new direction.

And the LORD spake unto me, saying, Ye have compassed this mountain long enough: turn you northward. Deut 2.2-3 (KJV)

There is more to life than this mountain you are focusing on” said God, “… look beyond and turn you northward!

And by His command, they were empowered to step beyond the boundaries of their well known limitation!

Have you been going round the same cycle of heart break, defeat, bitterness, failure, barrenness, stagnancy (you name your mountain ) year- in- year- out?

Better put- are losses, wounds and the pains of yesterday and previous years still fresh or even biting deeper?

Then you have probably focused on that ‘mountain‘ a day too long!

It’s time to break the jinx, shift your focus, look beyond ‘this mountain‘ and change your direction.


Surely, there are new opportunities and great possibilities around- if only we’d look beyond ‘THIS mountain’…

As you start out this new quarter, may you be empowered by His words to shift your focus and step beyond the limitations of…read more


About Funmi Adebayo

Funmi is an innovative Content Developer, Marketing Communications professional, Visual Storyteller, Writer and Freelance Editor with many years of cross-function experience across industries. She also help authors, organizations and professionals develop and project manage their book ideas from concept to post-production and distribution. When she's not working, she's busy listening to classical music whilst reading or writing another op-ed article, poem, or devotional. Reach her via📱 +234-9095200510 (WhatsApp only) or 📧 for features, or visit 🌍 for her freelance services.
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