You must ______________ on the last day of 2011

Today is 12/31/2011.....and another year has come and went....
On this day of celebration, renewal, rebirth, old things passed, new things unwrapped......
what does the new year have for you...what are you intending for 2011?

To realize a phenomenal year with amazing clarity, it's important to now develop your "Vision Statement"...something that you can rely on because we all know life has it's up's and downs....

I'd love to invite you to read my personal vision statement:

My purpose is to use my enthusiasm and creativity
to teach and inspire others
to freely express their own unique talents
to live the life of their dreams!

SO where do you start?
Very simply as yourself a few questions....

List 2 of your personal unique qualities ...2 that really stand out for you (Ex. enthusiasm, creativity)

Next, List 2 ways you enjoy expressing those qualities ...what activities are you doing when you are expressing those qualities (Ex. teaching and inspiring)

Now, Imagine a perfect world...what are people doing in the utopia, how are they living? (Ex. everyone is free and expressing their own unique talents, Everyone is living the life of their dreams)

Finally put the 3 parts together..... 
My purpose is to use my enthusiasm and creativity to teach and inspire others to freely express their own unique talents to live the life of their dreams!

Ok what's your statement..... You must have a completed vision statement on the last day of 2011, if you expect to live a life of purpose, passion and joy in 2012 and beyond......

Once you've completed this exercise..... follow this link for your next powerful step to WOW your 2012 beyond your wildest dreams ..


Yearly Theme: 2012 edition

Back in December 2010 , while preparing my vision, goals and objectives for 2011, the phrase "Best Year Ever" danced around my mind. It just felt right. And this theme "best year ever' became my guiding principal for the year, for the decisions that needed to be made, for the goals that I wanted to accomplish. The theme "best year ever" was my guide.

The hardest part was feeling the fear of what that powerful statement meant, and DOING WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE IT MY BEST YEAR EVER.

I invested weeks gaining clarity around some key areas in my life (creating vision/goals around key areas makes writing life goals easier, clearer and more concise).

There were 2 main areas that had to change if I could honestly say this was my best year ever - turns out there were actual 3 changes that occurred.

#1 - Spiritual Connection - this is the year I fell in love with God. I finally understood Romans 8:28 "and we know in all things God works for the good of those who love the Lord"... there's a peace in knowing He loves and is constantly making lemonade from our lemons. I am grateful to have a relationship with God through Jesus Christ. I encourage you, if you make only one goal for 2012, let it be to get to know God for yourself.....

#2 - End a position that was a great job for someone, just not for me. I had no idea how it would happen, when it would happen, but I knew if 12/31/2011 came and I was still employed at that position then my theme of 'the best year ever' would be unsuccessful - This position ENDED late July 2011

#3 - Travel time for me was small trips but this year I wanted to charter new territory! I DID! My goal was a vacation each quarter and I DID it! I went to Las Vegas, The Grand Canyon, Cozumel Mexico and throughout FL. This was an awesome travel year!

The Law of Attraction teaches like attracts like. Before the year began and throughout the year my focus, thoughts and words were on 'the best year ever'.....and here we are embarking on 2012.

I challenge you to give birth to your 2012 vision....what is your 2012 THEME.
Here's food for thought:

  • Thoughts are things
  • We become what we think bout
  • What you focus on expands
  • Imagine, Believe...Receive
  • Every I AM is a creation
  • What follows I AM will come looking for you (and it always always finds you)
  • You are the architect of your life
  • Intention deliberate living is a recipe for success
  • Written goals are 100 times more likely to come to fruition than just thinking about doing something
  • Having a theme to your year increases enthusiasm, excitement, motivation and inspiration
See yourself in 2012 making your dreams come true, pushing through the barriers of life and finally achieving your true desires. Isn't it time?

What are you doing on 12/8/11 at 8pm EST. I'm hosting a NEW YEAR- NEW YOU - Picking your 2012 Theme call to help you take your success in 2012 to a new level. This event is FREE and all you need to do is call in at 8pm!

See you there!!

Here's to an amazing 2012!!!

Coincidence or fruition

Someone close to me has had a series of problems related to her female organs . It seems that this has come  up over the last couple of months.

This same someone  is struggling with weight issues and during this process she tends to use negative words against her body. Words that speak anger, frustration, hatred...... words like:
'I'm so fat and ugly"... " I give up"...."I'll never be able to be beautiful"...."I hate my body"....

It is said our yesterdays created our today, and our today's are creating our tomorrow's. Our thoughts , feelings and actions are continually creating our circumstances..... Is it any wonder my friend is dealing with new health issues?

In reading Rhonda Byrns "The Power" she speaks of the power of love, and how loving feelings can and will allow us to create our Ideal Life.....and the connections of our thoughts, feelings and's an excerpt:

You don't make a connection when you complain to a store person and then a few hours later you receive a call from your neighbor complaining that your dog is barking. You don't make a connection when you meet a friend for lunch and talk negatively about a mutual friend and you arrive back at work to discover big problems have developed with your major client. You don't make a connection when your dinner conversation is about something negative in the news and that night you can't sleep because of an upset stomach.

You don't make a connection when you stop to help someone who has dropped something in the street and ten minutes later you get a parking space right outside the supermarket door. You don't make a connection when you happily help your child with their homework and the next day you receive news that your tax refund will be bigger than you thought. You don't make a connection when you do a favor for a friend and, that same week, your boss gives you two complementary tickets to a sports game. In every circumstance and moment of your life you are receiving what you have given, WHETHER YOU MAKE THE CONNECTION OR NOT

If this is incorrect, that's OK. But if it's right.... and the answer is to love consistently and to feel good in all circumstances....what a remarkable way of life?

Speak love into your life continuously, it make take some un-learning, focused efforts and definitely commitment...but begin now and alter the course of your life....with your very words!



You hold in your hands a great secret........It has been passed down through the ages, highly coveted, hidden, lost, stolen, and bought for vast sums of money. This centuries-old Secret has been understood by some of the most prominent people in history: Plato, Galileo, Beethoven, Edison, Carnegie, Einstein- along with other inventors, theologians, scientists, and great thinkers. Now the Secret is being revealed to the world.

For those followers of the Law of may be familiar with the above the opening of The Secret...

I'd like to ask you 3 questions and as you read these questions, take notice to your feelings

1.What are you Imagining for your life? for your today? And how vivid, clear and real is this image ? How could you make this image clearer?

2.What do you believe is possible, probable and likely for you today....this week, this year, this LIFETIME? Do you really believe?

3.What action did you take today to make manifest your vivid, clear and real image? Are you speaking ehat you can't do or investigating what can be done?

3 questions that, if answered, will and must create awareness and possibly  new direction in your life



6 Easy ways to WOW your LIFE now!!

Definition: WOW your life- to really really really feel alive, excited, enthusiastic and empowered to live the life of your dreams.....

to be, do and have extraordinary experiences created by you and unique to your strengths, desires and core values!

to feel the fear and DO IT ANYWAY

Are you I WOWing my life? Well time is this wonderful truth ticks and ticks and ticks away... and as if does... so does your availability to be, do and have your Ideal Life.... WOW you moments, live with excitement, passion and joy....and most importantly DO IT NOW!

Steve Jobs, creative innovator (founder of Apple and Pixar)who recently passed away, gave us the following advice:

Every morning begin your day by asking yourself "If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I'm about to do today?.....whenever I had too many NO days in a row, then I knew I needed to change something......

Is there something you need to change......

6 ways to WOW your LIFE NOW (right now)

6. Find your "power animal" or "power story".....
my friend Julie loves Eagles....they remind her of determination, dedication and ALL or NOTHING... an eagle will hunt it's prey from miles away with it's keen eyesight. And, as Julie loves to tell, it's soars down to capture it's pray, and even if it's too big for the will not give up. The Eagle will be the victor or receive gray area... no excuses.... win or Julie uses the Eagle symbol as a reminder to give it all all the time, no exception......

just keep saying it, and soon you will begin to believe it... and soon your subconscious will show you what goals, dreams, plans and objectives will occur to make this your best year ever..... your words, change, your thoughts change, your actions change, your circumstances change and you change..... this happens ANYWAY.... now you have the option to deliberately direct the type of change !

4. Be a FOOL
do something spontaneous today.....anything that takes you out of your comfort zone.....and it's probably something you secretly want to do anyway....go ahead be a fool and go for it! You win because you a fool I DARE YOU!

3. Bucket List
Backpacking all over Europe, completing a marathon, singing the National Anthem...., what's on your bucket list..... call up a few friends, order pizza, beer, pencil and paper and have a Bucket List Party! everyone gets to create their own bucket list and share with the group!!! Then start crossing off the list one activity at a time!!!

2. Make Today Wonderful
do something incredibly thoughtful for someone you love....something spontaneous "just because" and don't expect a big parade because you took it because you wanted to WOW your LIFE today....

1. Give yourself away
If you have a church home, or a charitable organization that you believe in....take a step out in faith and double your normal "offering"..... just do it, and feel good about doing so..... let it be your secret. Expect nothing in return, just feel the fear, the anxiety, and do it anyway.....

Go talk with an awesome life coach to help you clarify your vision for your life.... and then hold you accountable to bringing that vision to fruition...... Life is meant to be a joyous, meaningful experience... savor the moments as the precious priceless gifts they are...... and most life coaches offer a free complementary exploratory session!

"I'm not" is someone elses opinion so STOP making it your TRUTH

Ray Dodd, in his book "The Power of Belief" tells us.....
Before we ever agreed to believe "I'm Not", it was someone else's opinion, and probably someone elses opinion before that
What is "I'm not"'s a few examples:

  • I would go back to school but, I'm not able to take the time off from work
  • I would lose weight but, I'm not able to run/walk/lift weights etc because my health
  • I would be more outgoing but, I'm not sure where to go, or I dont trust people
  • I would try for that new job but, I'm not smart enough....things never go my way...I dont have a degree

Can you see how I'm Not's are capping your success, your wonderful life?

The way around I'm Not's is I AM's.... there's always something you CAN DO.... I repeat:

Find what YOU CAN DO and DO IT.....then from that other things you CAN DO will surface. Release the I'm Not's.....embrace the I AM's and get busy living!

1. I'm not is a lie, an opinion passed to you from someone that refused to create their ideal life.....It's their opinion, dont let it become your truth, YOU HAVE SAY SO!

2. I AM is your truth. So, what are you?

3. There is always something you CAN DO....find that and you are quickly on your way to a better life!

4. Keep finding what you CAN DO and teach others to do the same!

5. Get a good life coach or join a mastermind group of like minded individuals ....or do both, and get ready for a prosperous, positive, powerful year!!!


Vision Board Success Story

State your GOALS! Create your VISION BOARD....Watch in awe!!!

Oct 2010 - Began creating my yearly success plan- decided that 2011 Would be, to date, MY BEST YEAR EVER!

Nov-Dec 2010.....While preparing my yearly success plan (for the upcoming year) I got to the 'career" portion....decided this is the year I leave a position (that I'm not in love with) that I've held for 5 years!!!

Jan 2011.....Happy New Year!!

Feb 2011....Oh well this is a really good company, I've been here 5 years....and with the recession, I should probably stay here (the DOUBT BIRDS in FULL EFFECT)

March 2011..... Oh will this is a really good company....but  I remembered my promise to make 2011 my BEST YEAR EVER and that meant I had to leave a job is disliked...... decided to create a IDEAL CAREER VISION BOARD

April 2011.....My job is becoming unbearable in my's hard to even show up to work (which I still do)...although I have an internal struggle going on, I still show up nice, energetic.....I'm faking it

May 2011.....Vacation ....VEGAS VACATION.....ok when I get back I'll just bite the bullet and quit.... that did nt happen (lol)

June 2011..... might as well wait till the end of the year (DOUBT BIRDS back again), I must honor my vision....I pray God for a peaceful solution

July 2011...... Gods solution came to me in the shower one Monday morning.....I received it and took action.....


Aug 2011..... Relaxation, freedom, peace, joy....this really is becoming, to date, my BEST YEAR EVER

Mid Aug 2011.... Shopping, vacations, spending....oh wait I have no income......revisit and connect with the Ideal Career Vision Board....interviews (2)

Sept 2011... Vacation........COZUMEL MEXICO...FUN.....oh wait, I spent lots of $$ for an unemployed person (lol).....remember the vision...I BELIEVE!

Sept 2011....Phone rang....."I'd like to offer you a position"........ the position reflected on my Ideal Career Vision Board!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

October 2011....Start date....NEW POSITION....NEW COMPANY....NEW CAREER......

Have you dared to believe you can have your BEST YEAR EVER????


The riches you receive......

Listening to The Science of Getting Rich and I was reminded of the key formula to attraction our desires.......The Riches you receive will be in exact proportion to the ....

1.Definiteness of your vision : DO you have a clearly written, divinely inspired/led vision for your life? Does this vision match your core values, strengths, commitment and passion? Does the vision have you stretching beyond mediocrity and into extraordinary? Have you shared your vision with others? Has your support team provided ideas/plans/accountability to make your vision real?

2.The fixity of your purpose: Do you know beyond all there is ....the purpose for your life?

3.The steadiness of your faith: What do you believe is possible in your life? Do you believe that 'if the universe has the wherewithal to stir the desire within you, then the universe also has the wherewithal to deliver your desires'? Can you visualize your desires? Do you visualize your desired end result? Are you easily shaken by disappointments? Do you understand and accept that what may seem like disappointment or a step backwards often is a necessary step along the journey to your desired end result?

4. The depth of your gratitude: How often do you exclaim "Thank you"? Are you genuinely grateful for what you are and what you have now? Do you have a gratitude journal? Are you willing to begin and end each day with a state of gratitude?

I believe in a higher source that , through meditation/prayer/quiet/clarity, we have access to...and this higher source  delivers to the faithful, relaxed, calm, believers.... the pathway to achieve great things..... follow these 4 steps and live your ideal life today


Instead of Affirmations...try questions

Quick powerful tip to making 2012 your

TIP #44: If affirmations seem to feel "unrealistic"...change the positive statements to empowered questions (E?'s)

Affirmation - I will $125,000 annual from my coaching business in 2012 (or, I am earning $125,000 from coaching services in 2012)

E? - What are the many ways I can earn $125,000 from my coaching business in 2012

Choose to change your affirmations to empowered questions and feel good knowing you are moving into vibrational alignment with that which you desire -

THE KEY : relax in this process, simply allow your higher mind to surface the "best ways" the process and go with the flow...

TIP #44.1:SUPERCHARGE your E?'s (Empowered Questions) with a statement of belief 1st

Affirmation - I will earn $125,000 annual from my coaching business in 2012

E? - What are the many ways I can earn $125,000 from my coaching business in 2012

E?+ - I know other coaches who earn $125,000 + a year from coaching services, and I believe this is my year to do the higher mind, what are the many ways I can earn $125,000 from my coaching business in 2012.

Interested in creating your 2012 Success Plan? Only $99 get's you 3 sessions to align you with your success!!! Space is limited and time is of the essence!



5 Reasons you MUST love MONDAYS!

Rule #33 to WOWing your LIFE… gotta love Monday’s… (not a typo)

5 reasons to LOVE Mondays!
1. Because, if you love Monday, it’ll love you back

2. Because, if you hate Monday, it will hate you back

3. Because, if you bite Monday it will bite you back…and it bites HARD

4. Monday is 1/7th of your life…do you really want to hate 1/7th of your life?

5. Because, if you hate Monday, it’ll tell its best friend, Tuesday, to give you hell…and believe me, you DO NOT WANT to make TUESDAY mad!

The only Monday I would possibly hate, would be if I died on a Monday…even then I’d only dislike it for a few minutes….It would be the worst Monday in my life, and my best Monday of my death, both at the same time…the day I leave here to go to hereafter…. Not too shabby when you know the Lord!

Plus, Monday is working for you as your detective so don’t kill the messenger. If you hate Monday’s do you realize that it is telling you that you need to make a life adjustment? Whatever ends on Sunday and begins on Monday should be investigated…Obviously for so many the workweek begins on Monday….do you hate your job (If you didn’t already know, if you hate your job, it will hate you back- it is also friends with Monday) Monday is trying to get you to examine your life and WOW it! So how possibly could you embrace Monday…or LOVE Monday’s….

• Get up 5 minutes earlier than normal time on Monday…set an alarm for 3 minutes, then recite in your mind or aloud, as quickly as possible, as many things that you can name that you love about your life

• The remaining 2 minutes apologize to your significant other for your “strange” Monday behavior…..blame it on Monday! Invite them to join you next week in this celebration of Monday or

• If you are your significant other, invest the last 2 minutes in deep breathing, relaxation and peace

• Throughout the day, if something doesn’t go your way….don’t blame Monday, and don’t blame yourself. Instead, choose to shrug it off and seek solutions, not make the problem worse….remember all the things you love about your life?

• As Monday concludes and you get ready for bed, ask yourself “Did I make Monday proud and will Monday tell Tuesday to prepare all green lights for me”, thinking of how you chose to focus on the positives of the day!


When you say YES....what are you saying NO to?

As you read this post, you are saying no to something else.
I appreciate your YES.
Whatever you say YES to means you're giving it some of your 1440 daily minutes.

If you really want to create, live and love a successful life say YES to your passion and NO to your timewasters.....and be aware of how you invest each and every precious moment!

From Winners Always Quit by L.Colan and D.Cottrell.....

...The sun pours out 600 billion billion kilowatts of energy, yet we can deflect most of its harmful effects with an ultra-thin application of sunscreen or a visor. On the other hand, a laser beam focusing only a few kilowatts of energy can cut a diamond in half or even eradicate certain types of cancer.

Laser-like clarity puts you in the winner's circle. The most important decision to make is to decide what is most important. Your time and energy are precious resources; once you spend them, you don't get them back. Therefore, saying yes to one thing always means saying no to something else.

Winners create laser-like clarity by saying no to low-priority activities so they can say yes to the things they are really committed to - their rop priorities.

Knowing when to say no is not a once in a while thing; it's a daily winning habit. The biggest winners consistently ask themselves, "Is this the best investment of my attention at this moment?" - if it is, they get busy.....if it's not, they refocus their attention....


Who's in your mastermind group?

Napoleon Hill discussed the power of the mastermind group in his classic "Think and Grow Rich".....when one begins to take steps in the direction of his dreams, amazing things step up to greet him.

From .....

How to Develop a Definite Major Purpose
(from Think & Grow Rich, chapter on Autosuggestion)

Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire, and begin at once to put this plan into action. The instructions given in connection with the six steps in the chapter will now be summarized, and blended with the principles covered by this chapter, as follows:

Go into some quiet spot (preferable in bed at night where you will not be disturbed or interrupted, close your eyes, and repeat aloud (so you may hear your own words) the written statement of the amount of money you intend to accumulate, the time limit for its accumulation, and a description of the service or merchandise you intend to give in return for the money. As you carry out these instructions, see yourself already in possession of the money. For example, suppose that you intend to accumulate $50,000 by the first of January, five years hence, that you intend to give personal services in return for the money, in the capacity of a salesman. Your written statement of your purpose should be similar to the following:

By the first day of January, 20.., I will have in my possession $50,000, which will come to me in various amounts from time to time during the interim.

In return for this money I will give the most efficient service of which I am capable, rendering the fullest possible quantity, and the best possible quality of service in the capacity of salesman of ___ (describe the service or merchandise you intend to sell).

I believe that I will have this money in my possession. My faith is so strong that I can now see this money before my eyes. I can touch it with my hands. It is now awaiting transfer to me at the time and in the proportion that I deliver the service I intend to render in return for it. I am awaiting a plan by which to accumulate this money, and I will follow that plan, when it is received.

Repeat this program night and morning until you can see (in your imagination) the money you intend to accumulate.

Place a written copy of your statement where you can see it night and morning, and read it just before retiring, and upon arising until it has been memorized. Remember, as you carry out these instructions, that you are applying the principle of autosuggestion for the purpose of giving orders to your subconscious mind.

Remember also that your subconscious mind will act only upon instructions which are emotionalized and handed over to it with “feeling.” Faith is the strongest and most productive of the emotions.


A Better Way to LIVE!

Have you ever considered that there’s A Better Way to Live……are you happy with what/where/who you are
or are becoming?

A little bit of focused effort in the direction of what you desire will send the Universe a clear direct and distinct message that you are ready to receive ALL that is available (and all is available), right here, right now.

So what do you desire….what is it you desire to be, do and have…..will you dare to imagine? Will you stroll into the land of abundance and choose that which you desire…place on the shelf, for just a moment or two, the doubts, fears, “I cant’s”, the impossibles, they won’t let me, now isn’t the time, I will as soon as……place all those on the shelf, if but for a few moments….see yourself unloading the baggage of mediocrity , unload the reasons why you can’t live your Ideal Life…piece by piece

unload them from your body, from your mind, from your spirit… and place them on the shelf…..after they are all piled on the shelf, slowly turn from the shelf, walk out the door and lock it…..take the key and slide it under the locked door which houses the shelf that houses the no longer needed and no longer valid reasons why not….and begin now walking toward your YES….your Ideal Life, your success, your deepest desires made manifest in this lifetime….begin now feeling lighter, feeling more focused than ever before, knowing that It is Achievable….knowing you are headed in the RIGHT DIRECTION from this day forward!

Continue on this new, exciting, warm, inviting, focused, confident, powerful journey….a new day and a new you….made light by the unloading of the unnecessary…..made full by a strong desire to be do and have…on this day you are a new creature…and it is will with your soul!

At the end of the day, our life is in our own hands….what will you do with yours?

In a few days time we will begin studying Og Mandino’s A Better Way to Life….visit to choose today…this day…I’m headed in the right direction!

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Recipe for happiness

Here's a wonderful happiness recipe I watched in a great documentary "Living Luminaries on the Serious Business of Happiness"

If you want to be happy for a whole day go shopping, it feels great but it doesn't last...
If you want to be happy for a whole weekend, do whatever you do going fishing, go clubbing, or golfing
If you want to be happy for a whole month take a vacation, go to the Bahamas or Australia or another destination
If you want to be happy for a whole year, inherit a fortune....

But if you want to be happy for a lifetime, you gotta find a way to make a positive difference in other peoples lives, find a way to make a significant

Discover your own personal strengths, talents, abilities, core values and find a way to use those authenticities to give to the world, to ease a problem, to help further life.....It is Achievable!


Name your devil!

Anything that keeps you from fulfilling God’s purpose for your life is your devil. This statement was revealed to me, not from me but from somewhere else, my higher self… was an AHA moment and it’s message crystal clear…..within this statement are some specific words …



Anything….bills, husband, wife, kids, money, time, excuses….anything!

Your devil….yours, not the devil but your devil…

We all have the idea of what the devil ‘looks like’, red, horns, cloven feet, drugs, adultery, (the obvious)…but if it were that easy to point out, we’d all be able to avoid him/her/it…..but ANYTHING that keeps you from fulfilling God’s purpose for your life is YOUR devil….your devil could be the

• Your job at the bank when you know everything in you tells you that you’re supposed to be a teacher

• Your fear of speaking in public when your inner voice tells you that you’re supposed to be singing in your church choir

• Your partner who can’t even imagine having kids when everything in you feels that you’re supposed to be a parent

• Your bad money habits when you know deep down you’re supposed to be a multimillionaire philanthropist

• YOU when you accept the excuses doubts and fears that separate you from your best!

If you are truly walking into God’s purpose for your life He will see you through it…now, you can count on experiencing fear, having to fight some Goliath’s, maybe even having to feel the heat of the fiery furnace…..but if He takes you to it…He’ll see you through it….that’s the wonderful power …God power…that’s backing you when you are seeking to fulfill God’s purpose for your life….Have you ever considered the hardships that you are currently experiencing are gentle (or not so gentle) nudges seeking to change your direction…positioning you for the next step toward fulfilling God’s purpose for your life?

Take inventory of what you’re really good at, what feels so incredibly natural to you, what makes you smile, what gets your attention, a world problem or situation you really dislike….then look at what you did today…..did the activities of today or any day this week consist primarily of things that made you feel alive, like you were living in your purpose? ….Do you know the world is waiting for you to fulfill God’s purpose for your life? We need the best you that you could possibly be….and the best you that you can be is living in a way that emphasizes your strengths, talents and abilities….doing things that make you feel alive, as though you were made for it…..YOU ARE….

Take a chance on your purpose and don’t turn back, dance like Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego…confidently, and just like they had a comforter join them in the furnace, so shall you, and so shall I….go now go….

Daniel 3:10-29

10 Your Majesty has issued a decree that everyone who hears the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe and all kinds of music must fall down and worship the image of gold, 11 and that whoever does not fall down and worship will be thrown into a blazing furnace. 12 But there are some Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon—Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego—who pay no attention to you, Your Majesty. They neither serve your gods nor worship the image of gold you have set up.”

13 Furious with rage, Nebuchadnezzar summoned Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. So these men were brought before the king, 14 and Nebuchadnezzar said to them, “Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, that you do not serve my gods or worship the image of gold I have set up? 15 Now when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, pipe and all kinds of music, if you are ready to fall down and worship the image I made, very good. But if you do not worship it, you will be thrown immediately into a blazing furnace. Then what god will be able to rescue you from my hand?”

16 Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to him, “King Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. 17 If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us[c] from Your Majesty’s hand. 18 But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.”

19 Then Nebuchadnezzar was furious with Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, and his attitude toward them changed. He ordered the furnace heated seven times hotter than usual 20 and commanded some of the strongest soldiers in his army to tie up Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego and throw them into the blazing furnace. 21 So these men, wearing their robes, trousers, turbans and other clothes, were bound and thrown into the blazing furnace. 22 The king’s command was so urgent and the furnace so hot that the flames of the fire killed the soldiers who took up Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, 23 and these three men, firmly tied, fell into the blazing furnace.

24 Then King Nebuchadnezzar leaped to his feet in amazement and asked his advisers, “Weren’t there three men that we tied up and threw into the fire?”

They replied, “Certainly, Your Majesty.”

25 He said, “Look! I see four men walking around in the fire, unbound and unharmed, and the fourth looks like a son of the gods.”

26 Nebuchadnezzar then approached the opening of the blazing furnace and shouted, “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, servants of the Most High God, come out! Come here!”

So Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego came out of the fire, 27 and the satraps, prefects, governors and royal advisers crowded around them. They saw that the fire had not harmed their bodies, nor was a hair of their heads singed; their robes were not scorched, and there was no smell of fire on them.

28 Then Nebuchadnezzar said, “Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel and rescued his servants! They trusted in him and defied the king’s command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God. 29 Therefore I decree that the people of any nation or language who say anything against the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego be cut into pieces and their houses be turned into piles of rubble, for no other god can save in this way.”


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