Too many of us stand on the dock waiting. We want the ship in place, the gangplank perfectly positioned, the weather right, and an engraved invitation before we're willing to launch out. It will never happen! Dreams don't move toward us, we have to move toward them!
Successful people do not spend the majority of their thinking about what must be done. Instead, they spend twice as much time thinking on what they set out to do. Football coach John Wooden said, "Things turn out best, for the people who make the best of the way things turn out." Pursuing the dreams given by God is a bumpy ride.
Successful people see failure as a regular part of success, and they get over it. Vision doesn't follow resources, it happens the other way around. First we have a dream, then we have to move forward. Then, and only then, do people and resources follow, and the plan of God has given to us begins to fall into place.
People who succeed "see" what others don't. It's what keeps them moving forward. "It was by faith that Moses left the land of Egypt, not fearing the king's anger. He kept right on going because he kept his eyes on the one who is invisible"