Let's play a lil' game. I will list a few brands of popular items. I want for you to match those with the first adjective that comes to mind. (All my readers may not be familiar with some of the listed items, that's alright-just match the ones you can). Ready? Let's go!!!
- Sunshine Snacks(Food manufacturing company) ________________
- Digicel(telephone company) ________________
- COURTS(furniture store) ________________
- Snickers(Chocolate bar) ________________
- Jamaica(Country) ________________
- Crazy Jim(Icecream) ________________
- Ritz Carlton(Hotel) ________________
- Mercedes Benz(Car) ________________
- Apple(Information technology company) ________________
- Barack Obama(US President) ________________
Some of the brands may have gotten high ratings whilst others may have rated very low on the scale of excellence. What are some of the adjectives that you used to describe the brands? My adjectives were:
4.Decadent(gosh mi mout' staat fi spring one river)
If I placed your name right here:
Your name ___________________
What would be the first few adjectives that came to mind? If I asked others about the adjectives they'd affix to your name, would it be complimentary?
Think about it. Are you reflecting the image you would want to have roll off the tips of people's tongues instinctively? What kind of role are you modelling?
Your brand is the mark you leave on the world. Deliberate living is a conscious and calculated effort aimed at experiencing life in all its fullness, this should inspire a heightened awareness on the legacy we want to leave behind.
Are you reliable? Trustworthy? Sincere, genuine? Pure? Do you have integrity?
Are you vicious, callous, cold-hearted, dishonest, unappreciative, selfish, tending to avarice?
What's going on?
There comes a time when we ought to take stock of our lives.
I am taking inventory of myself, just thought I'd open my thoughts to you.
The fruit of the spirit gives us the standard that is expected of us-God's brand, the signature of His life taking effect in our lives.
I leave you with Philippians 4:8. 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. Let this be your brand.
I am your Jodi :-*