Marji Laine

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I know I know! I just went through a long, two-day episode on not making New Year’s resolutions. It’s not that you shouldn’t make them, by the way, but that you should know how to accomplish them instead of setting yourself up for failure! Check out the article here and a follow up here, but keep reading for more insight.
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Are You a Dreamer?

I am so delighted to have Mikayla Kayne as a guest author for Faith-Driven Fiction. Her insight is awe-inspiring! Look for links to her book and blog below!

I’ve always been an avid dreamer. Getting to sleep in the first place is often a challenge, but once there, my dreams are entertaining, bizarre and creative. I can’t count how many times I’ve awoken frustrated that a good dream was interrupted. Of course not all dreams are good. Sometimes I wake up thankful that reality is a safe place.

Many people wonder where our dreams come from. There are those who spend significant time studying them, interpreting them, using them to make sense of the past and determine what to do tomorrow. I’m not one of those people. I have enough to figure out when I’m awake. The most avid dreams I have come to me in the daylight. Dreams about what I might accomplish, who my children will become, plans for the house I hope to build someday, hopes of adopting, finishing my degree. Every so often, I get caught up in dreams that keep me busy, a business idea or ministry passion.

Recently I was challenged to think about God’s dreams. Have you ever considered that God is a dreamer? What does God dream?

Thousands of years ago, God turned his dream into reality and brought this beautiful universe into existence. Think of how God created the world, he spoke it all as the angels watched, and imagine their surprise when He went physically down into His creation and got dirty to hand create man in his own image. Why do you think God spoke for five days, and then got personally involved on day six? God’s dream was family. Take that all the way to its full conclusion – God’s dream was you.

You are God’s dream come true. God dreamed of you, he dreamed your destiny, and to fulfill it, you must learn to dream in unity with Him.

Isaiah 46:10 – I declare the end from the beginning, and from long ago what is not yet done, saying: My plan will take place, and I will do all My will.

Your turn: Two questions (answer either or both) What are your greatest dreams? How does it make you feel to think that God got his hands dirty to make you?

That verse is sheer encouragement. My Father’s plan will take place. No maybes about it. I’m so glad Mikayla shared this with me! Find out more about her and books at the links below!

Mikayla Kayne’s first fiction novel, The Angel Crest Deception, is available now here. Visit her blog, 1000 Year Plan.

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