Ralph Waldo Emerson said "Shallow men believe in luck...strong men believe in cause and effect."
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. What are you doing now? What results do you want? Make a plan from that. Work backwards and figure out what you need to do to get the results you want. God answers prayer, but He also imbued in each person strength and skill and will and spirit to accomplish things FOR God's people.
There is an old saying that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. That's good, short-term planning. Plant the seeds so you can have lemon trees in the future. That's long-term planning.
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