What Were You Created For?

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In California, we are blessed to have Bald Eagles soaring above the earth. They have a rare combination of elegance and power. Eagles are so effortless in their pursuit of altitudes of 10,000 feet or more; truly they are things of beauty.

I have observed eagles soaring far more than having observed them flapping their wings. To help them soar eagles use rising currents of warm air called “thermals” and up-drafts generated by terrain such as valley edges or mountain slopes. Soaring conserves their energy.

You were created to…


Soaring Over All Roadblocks

Roadblocks don’t magically disappear the moment we become followers of Christ. Roadblocks can make you tired from climbing over them or they can bring you to a complete stand still. But something supernatural does occur the moment we become born-again. We now have the ability to soar.

God did not create you to be slowed down or stopped by roadblocks. God created you (designed you) to soar over roadblocks. Scripture clearly tells us something about soaring.

But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. (Is. 40:31 NASB)

Note the only prerequisite to soaring? Trusting in the Lord. The word trust implies taking a risk. You will never soar unless you leave the nest. You can live lighter today by soaring, so leave the nest and risk something. No roadblocks can stop you or even slow you down, so soar my friend!

Question of the Day

What have you trusted (risked) the Lord for and what were the results?


About Ken Winton

Ken Winton is a transparent conversationalist; his inspiring teachings have motivated companies of people around the world into living their lives lighter. Ken is edgy, relatable, some times a goof, but always influential. Ken is an international speaker, author, musician and hosts his own radio show, podcasts and blogs and most of all, loves to go on walks with his wife Becky. When Ken is not on the road he frequents his favorite coffeehouse to sip on a cup of caffeine and chat with the locals. Ken resides in Chico California with his wife, three kids, two daughter-in-laws, one son-in-law and a whole mob of five glorious grand-kids. And, by the way each grandchild is his favorite.
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7 Responses to What Were You Created For?

  1. Pingback: Eagle or Grackle? | Devo Mom

    • Ken Winton says:

      Hey Walter,

      What city do you Pastor in. I understand through your WordPress you are in the south?

      Thanks Ken

      • Actually Ken I have not really figure out how to change the settings for time zone. You will be surprise to know that I live and pastor just 25 miles north of Chico in the little town called Tehama. We are sandwiched between Gerber and Los Molinos.

  2. Ken Winton says:

    WOW, how amazing is that, I know right where Tehama is. Sometime we should consider meeting? Bless you my friend!

  3. I know! When I read about you living in Chico I said to myself, well, well, I don’t see that often. I will absolutely like to meet.

    • Ken Winton says:

      I am out of town until next week, I will give you a call next week and we can meet. I deleted you contact information and I look forward to meeting you!

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