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Day 180: Go Forward!


Have you ever wondered how the Israeli could possibly keep going around the same mountain over and over, year- in- year- out for 40 good years?

The answer is simple: the mountain was the only thing they could see!

It was their only focus- so they just kept circling it!

This continued until God intervened, broke the jinx and changed their focus. He then gave them a new vision, fresh hopes and a brand new direction.

And the LORD spake unto me, saying, Ye have compassed this mountain long enough: turn you northward. Deut 2.2-3 (KJV)

There is more to life than this mountain you are focusing on” said God, “… look beyond and turn you northward!

And by His command, they were empowered to step beyond the boundaries of their well known limitation!

Have you been going round the same cycle of heart break, defeat, bitterness, failure, barrenness, stagnancy (you name your mountain ) year- in- year- out?

Better put- are losses, wounds and the pains of yesterday and previous years still fresh or even biting deeper?

Then you have probably focused on that ‘mountain‘ a day too long!

It’s time to break the jinx, shift your focus, look beyond ‘this mountain‘ and change your direction.


Surely, there are new opportunities and great possibilities around- if only we’d look beyond ‘THIS mountain’…

As you start out this new quarter, may you be empowered by His words to shift your focus and step beyond the limitations of…read more

About Funmi Adebayo

Funmi is the Content Creator and Team Lead at, an initiative she set up to create and implement Online Media Strategies and other value added services for Nigerian Brands, Businesses and Professionals. She renders Writing, Editing, Book Cover Design, Book Layout Formatting, eBook Conversions, Book Marketing, Author Page Creation, Blog Consulting, and related services to authors through her FunmiAdebayoDotCom initiative. She also authors devotionals and journals, which she shares on Each Day Online blog. Funmi is an Electrical/ Electronic Engineering graduate (with expertise in IT Service Delivery/Support, and Strategic Business IT).

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