Movie Madness :: From Dreaming to Doing
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty | Plot Summary
A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.
1 Corinthians 4:20 (NLT)
For the Kingdom of God is not just a lot of talk; it is living by God’s power.
“Vision without action is just a dream.”
3 Steps :: From Dreaming to Doing
1. STEP OUT (just do it)
“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive,
and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have
come alive.” —Howard Thurman
Proverbs 6:9-11 (NLT)
9 But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? When will you wake up? 10 A little extra sleep, a little more slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest—11 then poverty will pounce on you like a bandit; scarcity will attack you like an armed robber.
Proverbs 26:14 (NLT)
As a door swings back and forth on its hinges, so the lazy person turns over in bed.
“The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” —Amelia Earhart
2. STEP OVER (the opposition)
“The best way out is always through.” —Robert Frost
Psalm 18:29 (NLT)
In your strength I can crush an army; with my God I can scale any wall.
“We are continually faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.” —John W. Gardner
Know Your Worth!
Ephesians 2:10 (NLT)
For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.
CEV = God planned for us to do good things and to live as he has always wanted us to live. That’s why he sent Christ to make us what we are.
MSG (verses 7-10)
Now God has us where he wants us, with all the time in this world and the next to shower grace and kindness upon us in Christ Jesus. Saving is all his idea, and all his work. All we do is trust him enough to let him do it. It’s God’s gift from start to finish! We don’t play the major role. If we did, we’d probably go around bragging that we’d done the whole thing! No, we neither make nor save ourselves. God does both the making and saving. He creates each of us by Christ Jesus to join him in the work he does, the good work he has gotten ready for us to do, work we had better be doing.
“Though I walk THROUGH the darkest valley, I will fear no evil.” #Psalm23 #KeepWalking
3. STEP UP
John 10:10 (NLT)
The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.
John 4:13-14 (NLT)
13 Jesus replied, “Anyone who drinks this water will soon become thirsty again. 14 But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.”