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5 Minute Life Coach - New Year, A New You? Why resolutions donít work
January 20, 2011

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If you begin to change even one small thing you will see a difference. Imagine what would happen if you changed just one small thing each day, or created one new habit each month...

2011 is well under way,

  • Is there anything significantly different about your life?
  • Have you moved any closer to making those changes you promised yourself?

The New Year is bringing many new ventures for me. I have a print book in the pipeline - How To Hear God will be available on Amazon by the end of February. I am also launching an 8 week How To Hear God Online Coaching Program, and now that my body is more recovered I will be offering teleseminar and webinars again. Watch this space.

I have a free video for you to help you start the year right.

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God wants to give you wisdom, understanding, and revelation for every area of your life. Jesus says, ďMy sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.Ē (John 10:27)

To discover how you can hear God speaking to you join us for this FREE video replay today.

You Will Discover...

  • Practical guidance for how to hear God speak
  • The many ways that God speaks
  • What God's voice sound like
  • How you can tell that it really is God speaking and not just your own thoughts
  • And much more

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Nothing matters more than your relationship with God.

People have made hearing God sound complicated when it's really very simple. Hearing God speak isn't just for the super spiritual. You can connect with God and you can learn how to hear Him speaking to you. You can hear God's voice every day, that is how it's meant to be.

Imagine What Life Would Be Like If You Could Hear God Every Day...

No more trying to do anything apart from God! Jesus speaking to you and teaching you everything you need to know in a way that will totally transform your life.

With God's help I'm going to make 2011 my best year ever, I hope you are going to do the same.

Blessings for a wonder filled year,


A New Year, A New You? Why resolutions don't work

(And What To Do Instead)

If you're like most people, you've made New Year Resolutions. Perhaps you plan to lose weight, exercise more, watch less television, learn a new skill or develop a closer walk with God.

The problem is that resolutions don't work, they just set you up to fail.

Why resolutions donít work

Resolutions are mostly wishful thinking and often things you think you should do. Should and ought are very poor motivators. If you've decided to do something because you or someone else thinks you should, you're almost guaranteed to failure. Why? Because you probably don't really want what you say you want so you will subconsciously sabotage your efforts or find excuses not to follow through.

I'd like to offer a recommendation. Say goodbye to resolutions, and start working with a well formed powerful intention and step by step plan.

More than ninety percent of resolutions are broken because people set vague short term goals, don't create a step by step action plan and don't follow through. You need to know why you want to achieve your goal.

The why is what keeps the resolution achievers going! When you set your mind on something that means a lot to you you're well on the road to achieving your goals.

What Are You Going to Do Differently in 2011?

If you keep on doing the same old things, you'll keep getting the same results. That simply means that if you want something different, you'll need to do something differently - something you've never done before.

Do you know what that "something different" might be? If not, I hope you'll spend some, time asking God what it is and waiting to hear so that you can get started on making this year the best year yet.

A brand new year is stretching before you, and it's brimming with possibilities. But you'll need to hear God and make a plan if you're going to make those possibilities become reality.

Today, take some time to think about what you really, want in 2011. Then talk to God and figure out what you need to do differently to make it possible

Create your plan!

And seriously consider joining us for the free how to hear God speak video so that you can discover how to hear God and create your plan with Him

The Bible says that the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. Although you have good intentions, you may lack the will power to keep your resolutions and within days or weeks you could be back where you started. Zechariah 4:6 says, "It's not by power, not by might, but by my Spirit, says the Lord."

John 15:5 Jesus says, "I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me, and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. "In Him we live and move and have our being!Ē Acts 17:28

If you want to change you need to work with God and allow Him to work in you.

Jesus says, "Seek you first the Kingdom of God and all these things will be added to you."

Man does not live by bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord."

John Paul Jackson said,

"Only one thing will truly make you a better person--and consequently "enlighten" you, as people like to talk about--and it's called "intimacy with God."

Getting past our issues happens automatically as we grow closer and closer to Him, but it is not the process itself. Once we realize who God is and who we are in relationship to Him, all of Heaven will open to us, and we will walk in our true calling and destiny. Oh, and we'll become better people, too. That's the proper order, not the other way around."

There are no short-cuts to spiritual maturity and an intimate relationship with the Lord. God said that you will see me and find me when you search for me with all your heart.

If you really want to change, if you really want God's best, you will need to do things Godís way. He will lead you in the right direction if you ask Him.

God wants you to draw closer to Him and He wants you to hear His voice, there is no good reason why you can't hear God speak to you today. You have nothing to lose by joining us for the no cost video.

And it will give you keys to hearing God more of the time.

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Lynne Lee is a Christian life coach, who helps people to see themselves through God'e eyes and live life as He intended.

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