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4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your 2016

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4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your 2016
Doug Addison

We are already two weeks into 2016—how is your new year going so far?

I hope well, but do not be discouraged if those goals or resolutions you set out to do this year are not happening yet.

Most people start a new year out with the desire to do things like lose weight, get a better job, work on deepening their relationship with God, etc. If you have struggled in the past at getting a breakthrough in any area of your life, then I have some good news for you.

This is a year of sudden acceleration, and you will be able to do things that may have been more difficult in the past.

12 years ago I received some breakthrough strategies from God that helped me to lose weight, get in better physical condition and write several books, to name a few.

I want to give you 4 easy and practical steps that will help align you for your best year ever.

1. Do something positive each day

Getting into a habit of doing something positive for yourself or others will set you up for an amazing breakthrough in your life. It only takes doing one small thing done consistently to bring an amazing amount of change without you even realizing it.

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” Philippians 4:8 NIV

The reason for why this works is the spiritual principle of what you sow you shall reap. This does not have to be bad things, but it applies to doing good things as well. When you give your attention, time, love and resources to others you get so much in return.

2. Say no to fear

There are so many things in the world today that can cause us to be fearful. But God did not call us to be fearful but to move in power, love and a clear mind.

“For God did not give us a spirit of fear but of power and of love and a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV

If you need more clarity then this is for you. Fear often clouds our vision and causes us to pull back instead of moving forward in making wise decisions.

3. Learn to discern God’s voice

This year is a time like never before that we need to discern what is from God and what is not, what is for now or what is for later. It is actually not that difficult when you practice it.

“But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil.” Hebrews 5:14 NIV

All you need to do is ask God to speak to you each day and make a few notes as to what you are hearing. For more support in hearing God, download my free ebook, How to Hear God’s Voice Clearly For Yourself.

4. Find ways to be creative

God is limitless and what you can do through His strength and power has no limits as well. God created you to be unique.

Since God is creative and you are created in His image, then you have access to God’s supernatural creative ability through His love and power. You have access to everything you need to succeed because the Holy Spirit is in you.

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 NKJV

You can get a breakthrough.

This is the time to break through and not break down.

All it takes is aligning yourself with God’s desires and intentions for you. It is not difficult to do, but usually the hardest part to bringing change is to start.

What is one small thing you can do today that will change your life in some way? Now take a simple step toward it.

And if you are ready to accelerate the changes you want for your life this year, then check out this live online workshop I am doing called Accelerate Into Your New Year.

In this workshop on Saturday, January 23, 2016, I will be sharing now strategies with you that are in alignment with what God is doing in 2016, so you can get unstuck and get a breakthrough. You do not have to attend live, but you do need to register in order to get the replay afterwards.



Doug Addison

Doug Addison is a prophetic speaker, author and coach. He is known for his Daily Prophetic Words, Spirit Connection webcast, podcast, and blog. Doug’s message of love, hope and having fun reaches people around the world! His powerfully, positively funny style of teaching and coaching helps open people to discover their destiny and experience God’s supernatural love and power. He and his wife Linda live in Los Angeles, California where he is impacting the arts and entertainment and media industries.

14 thoughts on “4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your 2016

  1. Ana says:

    Awesome! Thank you so much for this. I’m believing that this year God is going to fulfilled His promises in my life. He will restore a friendship, because nothing is impossible for Him.

    • Marte says:

      Learn to appreciate the Jesus in others. Even
      those who are still headed for “our family”.
      We all have enough telling us what we should change, or not even talking to someone.
      People NEED to be appreciated. They need
      this to heal their broken wings, to be to fly again.

  2. Lyndsl says:

    I am encouraged to pursue creativity in new ways. I had a small business idea that I’m Definately going to run with now, and not be afraid.

  3. Elizabeth Joy says:

    I really needed to read this today. I love “following” prophetic people. Lol
    Everything is always so timely. 😉

    This brought me a lot of hope and direction. And my brain understands the way you speak (write)! Thank you! The seminar sounds perfect.

  4. janice says:

    Wow, I am glad my pastor forwarded me this msg. and I am forwarding it to my 3 sisters and my MOM, as well. Thanks be to God for your sharing Doug.
    Hoping to be tuned in to your workshop next sat. as well.
    Jan K.

  5. christina says:

    Doug, you said God gave you strategies for weight loss. I would really be interested to hear what God revealed for you personally, if you would be willing to share this please.

  6. Victoryah says:

    Thank you, I have been blessed by your ministry. I read your book online how to hear God’s voice clearly for yourself. I had been applying 2 of the 3 ways you suggested. When I applied the 3rd suggestion I heard from Gid in a unique way that has given me direction for the year! Really amazed & blessed to learn this & I look forward to the workshop online to accelerate me into the year so I can be my most authentic self as I serve others.

  7. Deanna Williams says:

    I feel blessed by your daily prophetic words. So much insight and so easy to understand. I needed this so much. Thank you very much and God bless you.

  8. Brenda Payton says:

    Oh my Oh my! Dear Doug, I sincerely Thank God for you!! Bless your heart! I bought your book, “2016 Prophetic Forecast” & you are the only one of the body of Christ who ever apologized for the woundedness & rejection by saying, “I am sorry for all that happened to you and ask for your forgiveness.” All I could do is weep before God because I didn’t realize I had been wounded & rejected so long I thought it is just the way it is. I felt such a cleansing & freeing from all of it. I remember saying to God, I choose to forgive & the tears flooded. He touched me. Thank you so very much!
    Reading this blog I have another eye opener. fear is blocking my clarity. God showed me this am 2:58 a fear I had since I was 8years old. I was terrified & felt I let my sister & 2 brothers down. God released me & the tears have flooded again. God is moving quickly the changes are here & it is happening now. I praise Him for His destiny for my life. God Bless you a million times over! I am glad God has brought you & your ministry into my life. Love in Christ Jesus!

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