M.O.V.E. in 2007
By Min. Juna Mackey-Padilla, PhD

We all begin our new year with new resolutions and exploration of things that we would like to change for the upcoming year. God has given us the opportunity to explore, adjust and modify things in our lives to make a meaningful impact on family, friends, communities and the world. I encourage each of you to M.O.V.E. in 2007 to be motivated, have a greater focus on others, demonstrate victory in every situation and be empowered in all aspects of your life. Life presents each of us various challenges, situations, circumstances that desire to postpone our movement, but I want to encourage each of you that life also presents a myriad of opportunities.  In 2007, seize the moment, step into those opportunities and see that you are equipped for the journey. I have included just a few steps to assist you to new horizons in 2007.


Step out in faith into something new. Develop a goal, plan and don’t let fear and doubt minimize your ability to succeed. I encourage you to seek God for direction and He will reveal His plan for you and your life. Know that with Christ all things are possible (Matthew 19:26b).

Focus on Others

In 2007, connect with others. Share your gifts and talents with others. For it is more blessed to give than to receive (Acts 20:35b)


Be open and accessible. Focus on positive thoughts and remove negative influences.  Remember that no weapon that is formed against you shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment He shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of Him, saith the Lord (Isaiah 54:17). Take small incremental steps, appreciate little accomplishments, and have a heart of gratitude. Your heart will beat with new joy and hope.


Be encouraged that you can obtain your goals through hard work and faith in God. If God has brought you to it, he will bring you through it. Trust what God has placed within you-His Spirit and your gifts, talents. Be empowered that “you can do all things through Christ who has given you strength” (Philippians 4:13). He will guide you in 2007 to new unbelievable heights.

Reflect on the past, but marvel at the future of what God has in store for you. We hope that these words might provide you strength for the journey ahead in 2007 and that you also will be open to M.O.V.E. (Motivate Others to Victory and Empowerment).



Coming in early 2007 “E-mails that M.O.V.E.” by Dr. Mackey-Padilla. President/CEO of

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